Better Your Business

Navy Federal Business Services advice, insight and news on all things small business.

Navy Federal Business Services advice, insight and news on all things small business.

Ask the Expert: Jim Salmon and Michael Toner on social media for business

It's a new year, and with that comes the opportunity to start fresh, update stale practices or take your business to the next level. In this video, business expert Jim Salmon, Navy Federal's Vice President [...]

By | January 11th, 2016|Better Your Business|

5 Tips to Prepare for Small Business Tax Season

Even if you're staying on track with your New Year's resolutions, every small business owner still has to prepare for small business tax season. The major deadline may be a month or two away, but [...]

By | December 31st, 2015|Better Your Business|

Shop Small Business: Spotlight on Taft & Teak

Each year, Americans start their own business to pursue their passions and achieve a work life balance that their careers don’t otherwise afford them. That freedom to “be your own boss” appealed to Janneke and [...]

By | November 27th, 2015|Better Your Business|

Ask the Expert: Jim Salmon on updating payment systems in time for the holidays

Business expert Jim Salmon, vice president of business services here at Navy Federal, addresses the topic everyone is talking about: chip cards and the liability shift. In this episode of "Ask the Expert," Jim specifically [...]

By | October 13th, 2015|Better Your Business|

Chip Card Liability Shift and Your Small Business

Well folks, the October chip card liability shift that we’ve been discussing for months is finally here. As of October 1, 2015, liability for counterfeit card-present transactions will shift away from the issuer —it normally [...]

By | October 13th, 2015|Better Your Business|

7 Small Business Loan Application Terms That You Need to Understand

If you’ve applied for a small business loan you might have thought that the fine print on your contract sounded like another language. Yet, it’s crucial for you to understand your loan’s terms and conditions. “[Small-business [...]

By | July 20th, 2015|Better Your Business|

Small Business Owners: What You Need To Know About Chip Cards

Our business expert Jim Salmon, Vice President of Business Services, answers your questions on the EMV chip cards and the upcoming liability shift. There’s a lot of talk about chip cards and the liability shift [...]

By | July 7th, 2015|Better Your Business|

3 Potential Benefits of Getting Small Business Loans From a Credit Union

Are you looking for a small business loan to grow your company? You might be able to find a great deal at a local credit union, a nonprofit financial institution that is owned and controlled by its [...]

By | June 19th, 2015|Better Your Business|

Navy Federal Celebrates National Small Business Week, May 4-8

National Small Business Week (NSBW) started in 1963, but we’ve been supporting America’s entrepreneurs since 1933. While our dedicated Business Services department officially formed in 2004, we’ve been offering loans, credit cards, financial advice and [...]

By | April 2nd, 2015|Better Your Business|

Is a Line of Credit Right for Your Business?

From time to time, your small business may face revenue swings, prompting you to borrow money to meet your short-term cash and working capital needs. One option is to secure a business line of credit. [...]

By | March 19th, 2015|Better Your Business|