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Whitepapers

Trucker using radio to communicate easily while driving
When you decide to go independent, whether you’re breaking away from a carrier or have decided to go...
As an owner-operator, vehicle insurance is critical. Not only do you need the proper insurance in place to stay compliant with the DOT...
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If you don't want to work forever, you need to invest for your retirement. To reach your retirement goal, actively saving for your retirement...
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Modern times require business owners to embrace technology as an integral part of running a successful business, especially in the...
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Running a business is hard, especially as an owner-operator. Knowing how to optimize your costs can make running your business smoother...
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Leasing a truck is similar to renting a house. Leasing means you’re paying for the use of that truck, but it isn’t...
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According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Highway Loss Data Institute, a total of 4,014 people died...
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Being your own boss comes with a ton of perks… and responsibility. Luckily, there are many ways to be a business owner in...
Tire Alignment
Whether you’re a seasoned driver with years of experience handling dealership repairs or a new owner-operator, you will likely have...
man calculating his funding
Taxes. We all have to deal with them, and when you’re an owner-operator, you may be hearing some tax advice that sounds too good to be true...
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you ready to become an owner-operator? While the increased freedom and financial reward is much higher than simply being a company ...
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Before you decide to sign on with any carrier, there are a few questions that you need to ask before accepting the job. Asking questions...
Healthcare costs can be stressful for anyone, especially if you decide to run your own business. Whether you choose to have health and/or...
Fast funding for truckers with TBS
As an owner-operator, managing finances is a big part of the job. Being smart with your money will set you apart and help ensure ...
Trucker using TBS advance program to pay invoices
Establishing a business can be a complicated process and requires knowledge of business structures, laws, taxes, and finances, amongst many...
To ensure you make the most of your time as a driver, here are four helpful time-management tips. ...
While tires don’t last forever, there are several ways to ensure you get the most out of them before it’s time for replacements...
Is a trailer worth the investment? For many owner-operators, the answer is yes. On average, it can take less than four years to earn back that...
When the cold season approaches, make sure to take some time to properly prepare your big rig for the change in temperature....
14 violations that will result in an IMMEDIATE failure of the New Entrant Program safety audit and a brief explanation....
Being your own boss comes with lots of upsides but presents its share of challenges too. Let TBS Factoring help you......
Mechanic
Whether you’re a seasoned owner-operator or new to the trucking business, keeping your records in order is critical. ...

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