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Does Your Small Business Need a Credit Card?

Does Your Small Business Need a Credit Card?

It doesn’t matter if you recently started your business or have been serving customers for many years, there is nothing more important than having a firm grasp on your finances.

There may come a time when you ask yourself this question: could the business benefit from a credit card?

There are many benefits of a small business credit card, however, this doesn’t necessarily mean you should sign up for one.

Here are some of the many benefits that push many small business owners into applying for and accepting a credit card:

•    Ability to more easily track expenses and spending. Using cash or a debit card can help keep you out of debt, but it can also add a lot to your workload in terms of tracking expenses. With a credit card, you can access detailed reports to track every last dollar.
•    Reward program. Are you interested in earning cash back for the money you spend? How about points that can be redeemed for travel, among other items? If this sounds intriguing, a reward card is just what you have been looking for.
•    Access to money when you need it the most. As a new small business, you may not have enough capital to expand as quickly as you would like. Using a credit card allows you to overcome this common challenge.

The benefits above may be enough for you to consider a small business credit card. Before you do anything, make sure you are comfortable with how this will change your financial approach. With a credit card, there is always the chance you could get in over your head. Are you responsible enough to avoid trouble?

If you decide that your small business could benefit from a credit card, don’t hesitate to learn more about your options in an attempt to determine which one is best.

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Comments 1

Frank on Monday, 24 August 2015 15:36

Thanks for the post Chris.

I would highly advise in getting a business credit card. If you are organized and have set yourself up successfully, then a credit card will do nothing, but help you. As Chris said, make sure you know and keep track of your expenses. The rewards and delay in payment will help your business grow.

Thanks for the post Chris. I would highly advise in getting a business credit card. If you are organized and have set yourself up successfully, then a credit card will do nothing, but help you. As Chris said, make sure you know and keep track of your expenses. The rewards and delay in payment will help your business grow.
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