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 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|

Business Member Spotlight: Kreative Marketing

At Navy Federal Business Services, the most important piece of advice we give our start-up members is to find a niche in the marketplace, and then fill it. Once a strong niche business is developed, [...]

By | February 17th, 2015|Better Your Business|

Business Member Spotlight: Another Broken Egg

“We love it. It is fun—challenging, but fun. Certainly things about it are frightening. It is a big gamble because after all, it is our life savings. But we believed in it and took the plunge…” How [...]

By | December 22nd, 2014|Better Your Business|

Go with the Business Cash Flow

You’ve worked hard to build a successful business, and now you want to take it to the next level. Improving the way cash flows through your organization can help you maximize opportunities as well as [...]

By | December 19th, 2014|Better Your Business|