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How well do you know your own business?

It is a challenge to keep a small business afloat. There are regulations, customer issues, employee problems and marketing short-falls that cause daily angst. The average business owner struggles not only with the fires they face daily but also the

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Cash flow problems? 5 ways to improve your small business cash flow…

Increasing revenues and profits are great ideas but improving cash flow makes it easier to sleep at night. (If you thought all of these (revenue, profit, cash flow) were the same, we need to talk!) Here are a few quick

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Entrepreneurs want to retire too!

When you are starting a business, you may have visions of retiring early or building a nest-egg to live a fancy-free retirement sometime in the future.  However, most business owners find out early on that putting away cash for retirement

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Want a prosperous, productive New Year? Here’s how…

Small Business Health Tips

As an entrepreneur, every hour of your day is precious. So whether you are planning out your time or trying to capitalize on the time you have, here are some tips to help you be more productive: Stay Fresh РYou

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Business Insurance, You just gotta have it…

In case you hadn’t noticed, the world can be a dangerous place. Small business owners not only risk personal funds and their livelihoods just to own and operate their company, they also take on the risk of disasters, litigation and

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Time to cash in on your hard work? – Sell your business!

The past three years have shown a steady increase in the sales volume of small businesses across the United States. The business brokerage firm, BizBuySell recently published sales trend data on small business buy/sell transactions and the numbers point to

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And the answer is… NO! Reasons for business loan denials.

Bank money is the easiest, cheapest money to get for most small business owners. How easy or how cheap are relative terms however, and you may not be having such a great time tracking down funding for your small business,

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