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3 Things to Keep in Mind When Modernizing Your Payment Processing System

As your business prospers and expands, it’s important to accept payments from your customers in all possible electronic forms to increase your overall electronic payment acceptance and revenue. Here are a few things to think about as you bring your system into the modern age. Consumers have more options than ever to pay. Keeping up [...]

4 Things Business Owners Should Do for a Successful 2018

A new year means new goals for your business. While the goals may be obvious (increase revenue, greater customer satisfaction, etc.), how to achieve them may be a bit harder to nail down. Here are 4 less things to consider that can have a major impact on your ability to put 2018 in the “Win” [...]

3 Tips for Employee Retention in the Gig Economy

In a gig economy, attracting talent can be easy. Keeping them, however, can be tricky. And, yes, short term employees can seem attractive: lower pay, less time off, etc., but there is a tradeoff. The more employees move on, the more time you spend hiring than running your business. The hiring process is costly and [...]

Houston Flooding, California Wildfires: It’s Time to Think About Where Your Data Is Located

In a year with no shortage of natural calamities, from a one-thousand-year flood in Houston to the current wildfires overwhelming California, we're again reminded of the necessity to think about where we house and store our digital assets and critical business data. While having the appropriate insurance policies in place is an important piece of [...]

Client Highlight: New York Tent

For over twenty years, New York Tent has been a staple of New York metro’s events and festival scene, producing upscale tented affairs for major sporting events, including the New York City Marathon, corporate galas, large music festivals, and even weddings for the area’s high net-worth crowd. After doubling its business over the past four [...]

13 Types of Insurance For The Small Business Owner

If you are a small business owner, insurance is something you will eventually need to address. It can be stressful to think about the additional costs involved in getting your business up and running. However, every business owner should have some basic type of business insurance in order to safeguard your business and your livelihood. [...]

2 IT Trends That Will Help Your Organization Scale, Reduce Cost and Significantly Reduce Risk

>>Call 212-356-9504 today to get started on your FREE IT Consultation While Silicon Valley is focused on how the next hot new startup will "disrupt" an entire industry, there are exciting new trends in business tech that are accomplishing the exact opposite -- helping industries become leaner, more secure, and better equipped to scale. The [...]

NEWTEK TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS SECURITY ALERT: Unprecedented Cyber Attack, “WannaCry”, Impacting Out-of-Date Computer Systems, Hits 200,000 Victims Over the Weekend, with Further Escalation Expected

Monday, May 15, 2017 Overview: What your organization needs to know right now What your organization needs to do How Newtek can help On Friday, Hackers, who may have been using modified software that had been stolen from the National Security Agency, unleashed an unprecedented "Ransomeware" attack that has affected, so far, more than 200,000 [...]

New State Wage Rates in 2017

The minimum wage saw an increase in a number of states at the start of 2017. Unless otherwise noted, the following minimum wage rates (per hour) went into effect on January 1, 2017: Alaska: $9.80 Arizona: $10.00 Arkansas: $8.50 for employers with 4 or more employees California: $10.50 for employers with 26 or more employees (for smaller employers, [...]