Online Classes: Learn anytime and anywhere!

When you are an entrepreneur, finding time for training is difficult. We understand the importance of sharpening your skills and balancing your schedule.

That's why the Center for Rural Affairs' small business development program, REAP, offers a full slate of online business courses. Our Online Continuing Education courses run for 6 weeks.

Is Your Business Ready for Changes in Credit Card Processing?

This article was contributed by guest author Pat Kavan, a 16-year veteran of the credit card processing industry and a member of GROW Nebraska.

Change is underway in the credit card industry. NFC (near field communication: ApplePay, Google Wallet, etc.) and smart card implementation is happening now. It’s important to be ready for the future of payments.

A dizzying array of payment processors offer all kinds of pricing and options. Here’s advice on how to choose the correct set up for your business.

Do Your Homework to Avoid Costly Fines and Headaches

There is no secret about differences in opening a business in many Latin America countries and in the United States. Latinos decide to become micro-entrepreneurs in their own countries because of the lack of jobs. They need to provide for themselves and their families and move to what is known as the informal or grey economy.


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