Funding Your Business – A Beginner’s Guide

Funding Your Business – A Beginner’s Guide

So you’re starting a small business or perhaps you’ve grown a business over the last couple of years that has leveled off.  What do you do now?  How do you raise the funds you will need to launch your business or get it growing again? Let me start off by saying that I am neither [...]

It’s a Great Time to Buy Your First Home

It’s a Great Time to Buy Your First Home

Becoming a first-time home buyer is an exciting undertaking as you start to live the American dream of home ownership.  After living through the worst recession since the Great Depression, you may feel that buying a home for the first time has become a distant dream.  But that perception may not be accurate.  Right now [...]

Accepting Debit and Credit Cards Could Improve Cash Flow

Accepting Debit and Credit Cards Could Improve Cash Flow

As a business owner, you make a lot of critical decisions when choosing your operating model, and one that always leaves me scratching my head, is why a business would refuse to accept credit or debit cards. During a recent trip to a deli I was greeted by a hand written sign with the stern [...]

Great SBA Resources for Women Entrepreneurs

Great SBA Resources for Women Entrepreneurs

If you’re a woman, and you own a small business or are thinking of starting-up a small business, you should contact the U.S. Small Business Administration , SBA, and its various resource partners for help. The SBA district offices, together with the thousands of locations of its partners nationwide, help women start and grow successful businesses. [...]

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