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Independent Business Ownership vs. Franchising: Which is right for you?

Franchising | Small Business

An in-depth look at how independent business ownership differs from running a franchise in lifestyle, start-up costs and survival rates. ...

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August 17, 2021

Small Business Solutions: Managing Your Administrative Needs

Entrepreneurship | Small Business

When you began a business, you may have given little thought to administrative needs. Your immediate concerns may have been wanting to be your own boss or a conviction that your grandmother’s ...

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July 28, 2021

Don’t Go Back to the Office: Work from Home with a Franchise Instead

Entrepreneurship | Financing | Franchising

The last year taught us that remote work may indeed fit into the ‘new normal’ as life moves on after an unprecedented pandemic lockdown. Some people moved out of crowded cities in favor of ...

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July 21, 2021

Cash Management: How to Manage Your Cash Flow

Financing | Management

Managing cash flow is one of the most important tasks that face a small business owner. There’s a reason for the adage “cash flow is the lifeblood of a business.” If your cash flow isn’t ...

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July 07, 2021

5 Reasons Why Your Small Business Should Outsource Accounting & Taxes

Entrepreneurship | Financing | Management

Accounting and taxes are two of the most important functions a small business must have in place from the beginning. Accounting and bookkeeping, for example, involves the tracking of invoices and ...

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July 01, 2021

What Do Low Interest Rates Mean for Starting a Small Business?

Entrepreneurship | Financing

Interest rates have a major impact on small businesses. Currently, interest rates are very low by historical standards. What do low interest rates mean for small businesses and your plan to start ...

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June 16, 2021

What is a 401(k) Participant Loan and Why Is It an Employee Benefit?

Management | Small Business

You might be familiar with 401(K) plan loans from an employee’s perspective and why it’s a great benefit offered by employers — maybe you’ve even borrowed from your own 401(k) account in ...

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June 04, 2021

Six 2021 Small Business Ideas

Entrepreneurship | Small Business

The last year has forced a number of changes to the way we all live and work. For some, working through the pandemic — whether that meant being at home more or not — also meant reevaluating our ...

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May 27, 2021