We hear about powerful online financial resources from business owners that use PaySimple every day, and we wanted to share six that stand out to us. Maybe you’ll find one that helps you make a better financial decision for your business, saves some cash, or better serves one more customer (or ten!) on your road towards success. Enjoy the list! If you have favorites, leave us a comment. We’d love to add yours to the list.
Compare Credit Card Rates
Want to know the going rates on credit cards and which cards offer the most relevant bonuses for you? Business owners love Bankrate, where you can review a wide variety of credit cards for these criteria. Bankrate also offers retirement and financial planning resources, two key things every small business has to research at one time or another.
Small Business Retirement Plans
Are you eager to start a retirement plan for your small business but don’t know what your best options are? Work with your tax advisor to determine the best plan for your business and then head on over to Etrade and check out their resource library for small business retirement plans. Sites like Fidelity and T. Rowe Price also offer plans geared for small businesses.
Your Entire Financial Picture
We have to admit, we’re fans of Mint.com. We are delighted to help business owners get a real-time view of their business finances, and Mint.com offers that kind of view for your personal finances. It’s a read-only application (you can’t actually move money around using Mint), and we love that it’s has a gorgeous graphic interface, easy account entry, cool budgeting tools, and more. Oh – and did we mention that it’s free?
Your Entire BUSINESS Financial Picture
Yes, we love Mint. But if you’re looking for a financial picture exclusively for your business, have a look at inDinero. This is a solution for small businesses on the larger end of the spectrum –solutions range from $349 to $1,999/mo — offering accounting, taxes, and payroll in one single online solution. If you need to consolidate your service providers for your business’ finances, inDinero just might be the tool for you.
A Simplified Way to Track Taxes
When you’ve got your payments taken care of with a smart solution like PaySimple, why not look at a smart bookkeeping solution like GoDaddy-owned Outright? Small business owners are finding it’s a pretty savvy way to estimate quarterly taxes. It can also generate profit and loss statements on-demand (wow). It’s either free or $9.95 per month depending on your feature set.
Scanning receipts? No one loves that. Why not put your smartphone to work instead? With Expensify, you can take a picture of your receipts and BAM – they’re uploaded into your online expense report. The app sorts your receipts into categories, payees, and amount, and suddenly you’re hating expense reports a lot less. It’s also free.