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The Pros, Cons, and In-betweens of Starting Your Own Business

A black and white world doesn’t exist. If I were to tell you, “There’s absolutely no downside to starting your own business”, I would be be wrong. Rather, starting your own enterprise involves entering a world of complexity you’ve only glimpsed from the outskirts. The good news: about one-third of new businesses survive 10 years […]

Entrepreneurs: How to Minimize Marketing Spend Online

Are you a young entrepreneur going into business for the first time? If there’s anything you don’t have a lot of at the outset, it’s money. In terms of cash flow, 28% of small businesses that go bankrupt have big problems with their financial structure. There are a multitude of expenses, from product development, to […]

Save money on your first small business brick and mortar location

Starting a small business? Real estate will be one of your biggest expenses. Unless you’re committed to doing nothing but ecommerce, there’s no escaping the difficulty of finding just the right location at a price you can afford. Particularly if you’re planning on starting something like a coffee shop, a type of business highly dependent […]

Small Businesses Can Benefit from Just-Enacted Aid Act

The Small Business Jobs Act could be a game-changer for struggling small firms, a lending executive said recently. George Harrop is the managing director of small-business lending at CapitalSource, a retail bank and commercial lender. He suggests that the act – which was signed into law on Monday – can help provide financing to small […]

Agencies Join Together to help Rural Entrepreneurship

One roadblock for entrepreneurship is finding the money to start a business, a fact that may be especially true for people in rural areas. Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture noted that many young people are moving away from rural communities to find better opportunities in other areas. However, the department, through a […]

Selecting a Small Business Retirement Plan

Simple IRA vs SEP IRA