The right action can help you spot the potential, explore new possibilities and grow—or, at the very least, weather the storms and clear the hurdles ahead.
Dr. Eric Roadman of Summit Lakes Eye Care in Kansas City discusses why he chose Commerce Bank as his Merchant Services provider.
Learn steps that small businesses can take now to prepare for whatever the new brings to help ensure a happy and profitable 2021.
Considering buying a dental practice? Take these 5 things into consideration when evaluating the dental practice you want to buy.
By collaborating with HighRadius, Commerce Bank customers can couple cutting-edge AI with the personal service of a dedicated financial advocate.
What you need to know about changes coming to LIBOR, why it's changing, how LIBOR is used, how SOFR is calculated and how it's different from LIBOR.
Separating your business and personal credit cards can help protect your personal credit and be helpful at tax time. Learn more about the benefits.
Choosing a merchant processor is a major financial decision for your business. Use these questions to help find the processor that best meets your needs.
With the pandemic slowing down sales, small businesses have had to adapt to changes in shopping habits. Use these approaches to help your small business.
Dr. Justin Schlaikjer, a St. Louis periodontist, discusses his relationship with Commerce Bank and how Commerce helped him purchase his dental practice.
Dr. Gary Pascoe of Denver discusses working with Commerce Bank for his dental practice's financial needs for new equipment, merchant processing and more.
Drs. Michael Todd and Kristiane Naegler share why they chose Commerce Bank to help them purchase their dental practice in St. Louis.
Dr. Brick Sheer, a Wichita Dentist, discusses his experience banking with Commerce Bank since 2009 for his dental practice refinancing and loan needs.
Ever wonder what your bookkeeper isn't telling you? Read what your business's bookkeeper would tell you if they could.
If your company relies on paper for accounting activities, prepare for extra data entry. Learn how accounting double data entry can occur and how to avoid it.
Here are ways to make your business a place where customers can find something they won’t find elsewhere, tangible or intangible.
Follow these practices to help reduce the likelihood of credit card payment disputes and fraudulent charges. Learn what to do if disputes do occur.
Use these tips to help clear the blockages in your medical practice's cash flow pipeline and increase your operational efficiency.
While EMV chips have helped cut credit card fraud at the point-of-sale, e-commerce fraud is on the rise. Use these 9 tips to help prevent credit card fraud.
Theodore Meierotto, manager of Meierotto Jewelers in Kansas City, discusses why he chose Commerce Bank as their card processing partner.
Cherie Coleman of Riback/Plumb Supply talks why she chose Commerce Bank Merchant Services for their company's merchant processing needs.
Commerce Bank shares A-Z Auto Repair's small business characteristics – more specifically, seeking an easy solution to free up some cash flow. Learning about the perfect answer Commerce Bank had for owner, Phil White.
Read how small business owner, Robert strives to bring the best possible dining experience to his community while working with Commerce Bank.
Employees using a credit card to pay for expenses eliminates the need for reimbursements. You'll save time and money and could earn credit card rewards.
Clover Point of Sale System is fully customizable and affordable for small businesses. Learn about your options with Clover features.
Clover makes it easy for small businesses to adapt to the changes in behavior caused by the pandemic. Learn how Clover can help your small business.
An interest rate swap turns the interest on a variable rate loan into a fixed cost. Learn more about how interest rate swaps work.
When less cash is coming in, you must find ways to minimize cash going out. Here are a few cost-cutting ideas to consider.
Here are a few things small business owners will need to re-strategize to match customers’ new priorities in the face of the pandemic.
To take advantage of customers’ desire to shop from home, read about some things your business might consider.
The pandemic has made adopting digital processes critical for long-term success. Learn how Accounts Receivable and Accounts payable automation can help.
As brick and mortar shopping declines, small businesses need to find new customers by expanding online. Learn how to start expanding your business online.
Contactless payment usage is on the rise due to Coronavirus, learn what contactless payments are and how your small business can adapt to the new normal.
Stacy Bragg of Apple Tree Therapy Services talks about her experience working with Commerce Bank during the Paycheck Protection Program loan process.
During the coronavirus, Commerce Bankers from lending and payment solutions have listened and learned a lot from small business owners.
The economic downturn brought on by COVID-19 is daunting. The good news is, there are several things small business owners can do to navigate choppy economic waters.
Reducing the use of petty cash can help small business owners minimize risk. Learn the risks of using petty cash and about alternative options.
In this time of uncertainty, it's important to focus on what you can control. Use these tips to help protect your business during these volatile times.
Today’s payment systems make it possible for workers from across a large swath of the economy to pack up their traditional offices and work safely and productively from home.
If your business loan request was denied, you may wonder why. Read why you may have been denied and how to increase your chances of getting a "yes" next time.
If your business isn't accepting credit or debit cards, you might be missing out on more than you think. Here are some reasons why you might want to reconsider.
Saving is hard – especially for entrepreneurs wishing to reinvest in their businesses’ growth. Still, it’s important to create a rainy day fund you can tap in case of a business emergency. Here are tips to get you started.
Working with the right merchant processor for credit card processing can help you save money. Use these questions to review your business relationship.
Small businesses are a major target for predatory lenders and you could be a victim and not know it. Learn about predatory lending tactics and red flags.
Cash flow management is vital in a growing business to prevent cash flow issues. Read these tips to help manage cash flow in your growing business.
An AP card, or virtual card is often an effective payment solution for Accounts Payable departments. Learn how virtual cards could help benefit your business.
If you're thinking about expanding your small business or refinancing debt learn about financing options available for small business owners in this article.
Take these steps before applying for a business loan to make the process go more smoothly and keep your leadership team on the same page.
There are many ways to keep cash flowing at your veterinary practice. Here are five ways to improve your cash flow management.
If you've thought about buying a veterinary practice, this list will help you with things to consider before making an offer.
Playabilities, a multi-disciplinary pediatric clinic, discusses how Commerce Bank's CashFlow Complete has helped them save time and money for their clinic.
Clover’s intuitive features and apps help Lean Kitchen Company track profits, performance and revenue with just a few clicks.
With creative planning it's possible to carve out a few free hours or days in your busy schedule. Use these tips to achieve work-life balance.
As Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to evolve, tasks once thought impossible to automate are increasingly being done by digital counterparts.
Learn the benefits of working with an established merchant processor over an iso processor for your business card processing needs.
Commerce is saving Pro Athlete time and money so they can focus on selling quality baseball gear.
Download our complimentary eBook to learn how your school’s athletic department can address travel expenses and per diem challenges for athletes.
By paying your suppliers using a virtual credit card/AP card instead of checks, your business can reduce costs while earning additional revenue.
Payment portal use is on the rise. But how do you know if a payment portal provider is right for you?
When insurers come to you looking for ways to stay competitive, be sure they’re thinking about new methods for claims payments.
Every business must deal with payments. With today’s technology, you’re falling behind if you’re not taking advantage of the available efficiencies.
Insurance claims payment portals are becoming more and more prevalent, but not all portals are the same and the differences can be critical.
Few things in life are as stressful for your insureds as a major loss of property, a payments portal can help.
When you run a business, time is money. Naturally, you want to streamline any processes that take up too much of your valuable time.
Business needs are more complex than consumer needs. Companies require oversight, visibility into activities, audit trails and more to protect their accounts payable processes from errors, misuse or fraud.
No matter how much money you have at your disposal, having a handle on cash flow means you’re better armed to keep your business alive and kicking.
The biggest threat to a dental practice’s long-term success is not a lack of profit, it’s a lack of cash flow.
The publicity surrounding the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2018 came with an uncertainty as to how its effects would be felt by not-for-profits.
The arrival of spring brings with it the desire to sweep away the cobwebs and make a fresh start. Here’s some ideas on how and where to get started.
Setting up a virtual card payment system and enrolling suppliers are essential first steps in implementing a new payment strategy.
Your busiest time of year is key to your business’s overall success.
Making early payments can add up to two percent of your spending back to your bottom line. Learn how to overcome obstacles that many businesses face.
Your company probably has a detailed growth strategy, but do you have a payment strategy?
If you have a cashflow automation tool, or have heard a sales pitch for one, you know about the financial benefits of cashflow automation.
Which small business accounting method is right for you? Learn what to consider when choosing between a cash accounting method or an accrual accounting method.
A special asset manager can be a useful ally to business owners. Learn more about what a special asset manager does.
Whether it's fall, winter, summer or spring get your business ready for your peak season ahead with these 7 tips.
Many dentists choose to buy an existing practice for the built-in roster of patients, but having plenty of patients is no guarantee of success.
Learn how a distributor works and how they can help build your brand in a new global market with insights like local knowledge, marketing and financing terms.
Business moves quickly and so does the need to make payments.
With cash flow automation, a business uses technology to trigger payments and invoicing automatically.
If you use paper checks or handle approvals manually, you could be due for some upgrades to make your payments process run more smoothly.
It is surprising, but many American companies that do business internationally don’t use foreign currency.
Before you invest too much time and money into a business idea, be sure to assess whether it’s viable.
Accounting for the various purchases and reimbursing yourself from the company account can be stressful to keep organized.
If you run a seasonal business, then you know the challenge of maintaining revenue streams during your off-season.
A business plan acts as a road map for your business' future, it enables you to clarify your objectives, establish a strategic direction and set goals.