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[Infographic] Overview of the Business Services Industry

Entrepreneurship | Franchising | Small Business

The days of depositing hand-written letters at the post office and printing lengthy documents are fading as fast as new apps and text emojis are being created. From corner shops to ...

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April 20, 2017

Top 5 Problems Businesses Face & How to Avoid Them

Entrepreneurship | Management | Small Business

Small businesses face a variety of challenges in their first year, but learn the steps you can take to reduce the impact and set the foundation for ...

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March 29, 2017

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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March 09, 2017

Everything You Need to Know about SBA Business Loans [eBook]

Financing | Small Business Resources

SBA small business loans offer low interest rates and affordable repayment terms to start, buy or grow a business. Download our ebook to learn how to ...

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March 07, 2017

Top 4 Small Business Funding Methods of 2017

401(k) Business Funding | Financing | Rollovers for Business Start-ups

When credit cards max out, small business owners turn to these 4 popular funding methods, including SBA loans and 401(k) business financing. ...

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March 01, 2017

Presidential Trivia: Who started their careers as business owners?


A dose of presidential trivia: The 45th President is known for his business ventures, but what other Presidents dabbled in business before entering ...

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February 20, 2017

Client Success Story: Cryogenic Therapy Center

Client Stories

After 14 years of working in education, Brian Wesley used his retirement funds to open a cryotherapy center. He's loving life helping people and owning a ...

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February 09, 2017

How to Finance a Fitness Franchise

Financing | Franchising

If you're considering a fitness franchise as your new small business, review the benefits of this model as well as costs and options for types of ...

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February 07, 2017