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You’ve Earned It and You Deserve It

Electronic Payments are Like Having a Pay Button on Your Keyboard.Running a child care business takes dedication, persistence and desire. To continue providing top-notch care to the children, you’ve got to have a healthy financial footing for your center.

“Adequate revenue in the bank is the cornerstone of a successful business.”

Income for your child care center comes from the parents. As you know, one of your biggest challenges is collecting payments in a timely manner. Parents often have problems making ends meet, which may cause them to avoid their monthly bills. Continue reading

Track Credit Card Expenses for Your Daycare

If your daycare center or preschool is like most other small businesses you probably find that using credit cards for day to day expenses is not only a convenience, but a necessity. As a child care business owner you also know the importance of using credit wisely. That means you’ll need an easy and efficient way to track not only your expenses, but the balance due, payments made and interest paid on each card.

In this article, we’ll take a look at how to better manage your credit cards, including how to reconcile the charges on your statement, using Daycare Expense Tracking Software from Procare. Continue reading

Online Child Care Payment History

This question recently came in to the ProCare Tech Support team.

“Is there a way for parents who currently pay by Tuition Express to look at their account history online?”

The answer, of course, is yes. We’ll get to the details in a moment.

For those of you who may not know about Tuition Express yet, it’s an innovative payment processing service that works with ProCare Family Data & Accounting to automatically collect tuition and other payments for child care centers, daycares and preschools. Fees may be electronically deducted from parent bank accounts or charged to a credit card. Either way you get paid on time, every time.  And, it’s extremely secure as ProCare Achieved Level One PCI Security status.

Now, to the part about how parents (and center owners / directors) can view their payment history online. Continue reading

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