partners in business

Partners in Business tip: Factors that influence interest rates

Want to know what factors most influence your credit rating and, thus, your interest rates for truck loans? Here's what you need to know.

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Partners in Business tip: Obtain a monthly earnings statement

All of your records should be converted into a profit and loss statement at the end of every month to show miles, revenue, costs and how much money you made or lost.

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Partners in Business tip: Carry a notebook with your receipt envelope

This notebook will be used to record those expenses for which you cannot obtain a receipt, such as when you wash your truck at a coin-operated facility or personal use of your auto, so you can deduct the expenses at tax time.

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Partners in Business: Evaluating carrier compensation

Take time to weigh the numbers and find the deal that best suits you.

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Partners in Business tip: Prepare for loans

When you apply for a loan, you should come armed with certain information. Here's what you need.

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Partners in Business tip: Shop for insurance

Don’t automatically include insurance in the final contract of a truck loan. Shop around beforehand, and you may opt to buy it elsewhere.

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Partners in Business: Bookkeeping

Tracking progress, filing income taxes and maximizing your bottom line.

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Partners in Business tip: Open a separate checking account for your business

Run a one-truck owner-operator business? Separate your business account from your personal account -- here's why.

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Partners in Business tip: Use a separate credit card for business expenses

Try to find a credit card without an annual fee and with a low interest rate. If possible, pay the balance in full every month

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Partners in Business: Choosing a trailer

Spec’ing smartly can increase your profits.

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