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The Costs of Starting a Franchise Not all franchisers are created equal. Some are scrupulous, and others are not. Some give lots of training and support and are easy to work with, and others don’t. Some do not have problems with their network of franchisees and others have far too many.Before you get too excited and start... View
Find the Fair Market Value of a Business The Fair Market Value of a Business may be estimated by inputting data from current Profit and Loss Statements and the Balances Sheet to the Excel spreadsheet program below. Instructions for using this tool are on the spreadsheet..    View
5 Tips for Writing a Business Plan For a Loan 5 Tips for Writing a Business Plan For a Loan View
Collections: How to Get What's Coming to You Many entrepreneurs are challenged—even intimidated—by the prospect of collecting what is owed to them, partly because most don’t like being confrontational and partly because they are afraid to find out they’ve been had. In spite of this discomfort or fear, however, you... View
Getting Paid: The Waiting Game We all need to keep the cash flowing so we can run and grow our businesses. But, for many entrepreneurs, money is still hard to come by. And I don’t mean investment capital; it’s become a waiting game just to collect money that’s due us.  View
60-Second Guides: Collecting Payment In just 60-seconds, we’ll show you how to establish a sound and rational policy for collecting payments. View
Balance Sheet Projection Template Projecting your balance sheet can be quite a complex accounting problem, but that does not mean you need to be a professional accountant to do it or to benefit from the exercise. The desired result is not a perfect forecast, but rather a thoughtful plan detailing what additional resources will be... View
Break-Even Analysis Template Use this template to create a break-even analysis for your business. View
5 Tips on Educating Outside Salespeople Learn the best techniques for educating outside salespeople by using these five tips brought to you by SCORE Mentors. View
Five Tips on Being Adequately Insured Are you properly insured? Find out by using these five tips brought to you by SCORE Mentors. View