Mary Ellen Biery
Panelist, On Small Business

Mary Ellen Biery is a research specialist at Sageworks, where she produces

business-focused content for the company’s blogs and websites, as well as

for other outlets. She is a veteran financial reporter whose works have

appeared in The Wall Street Journal and on Dow Jones Newswires, CNN.com,

MarketWatch.com, CNBC.com,  and other sites. She received her undergraduate

degree from Wake Forest University, where she graduated cum laude, and her

master’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Latest by Mary Ellen Biery

Five things to work on if your small business loan application is denied

Five things to work on if your small business loan application is denied

Credit denied? Here are the five areas where your company likely failed to impress the bank.

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Small retailers balking at the proposed swipe fee settlement

Operating on the slimmest of profit margins, grocery stores and gas stations aren’t content with the deal with credit card companies.

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Small business advice: The five keys to fighting fraud

Small business advice: The five keys to fighting fraud

Fast-growing firms are especially prone to falling victim, but here are five tips to prevent fraud.