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Babs Nelsen

Babs is the Senior Manager of Content Strategy at Nav, the leading financial health platform for small business owners. When she’s not diving into the best financing solutions and the latest news in small businesses, you’ll find her binge-watching musicals, reading in the (sporadic) Chicago sunshine and discovering great new places to eat. Accio, tacos!

Articles by Babs Nelsen


5 Financing Strategies to Recession-Proof Your Business in 2022

If you’re worried about the potential impact of a recession on your small business, you’re not alone. Business owners are …


Retail Options for Working Capital Loans

Running a retail business can be deeply rewarding. Nevertheless, as with any small business, it can also be challenging. Retail …


How to Survive (& Thrive) as a Restaurant with 2022’s Rapid Inflation

As the Federal Reserve continues to raise interest rates, restaurant owners have a right to be worried. There are still …


Fintech Startup Brex Ends Small Business Cash Management: What’s Next for Account Holders?

Brex, popular corporate management spend startup, announced that it would shift its focus away from the small business market — the …


Applying for a Loan? Verifiable Data is Critical

Last month I wrote about how data drives loan decisions and the eight questions a small business needs to be …


Should I Go To College? Considerations for a Small Business Owner

Elaine Rubin is the Senior Contributor and Communications Specialist at Edvisors. She has worked in higher education finance for more …


4 Ways Bookkeeping Can Help Your Business in a Recession

With the economic landscape changing rapidly each day, it can be tempting to push bookkeeping aside for more pressing matters. …


How Small Business Can Leverage Digital Checks to Get Paid Faster

One of the biggest pain points for any small business is not getting paid on time. Worse, the reality that …


How Should Business Owners Accommodate for Breastfeeding Employees

Guest post by Monica Beyer Since the 1960s, more and more women have been choosing to breastfeed their babies. Many …