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Take Control of Your Energy Budget Utility deregulation is making it easier than ever to manage your natural gas and electricity costs. Here’s how. View
Financing & Growing Your Business SCORE ExpertAnswers New venture development expert Dave Lavinsky is co-founder of Growthink, Inc., a consultancy and investment bank for emerging firms. Here, Dave shares advice on financing, launching and sustaining a successful small business. View
The Three Things Your Business Plan Absolutely Must Have Business columnist Rieva Lesonsky outlines three things you need to consider in order to craft a fresh and effective business plan. View
Writing a Strong Business Plan SCORE ExpertAnswers After years of providing business planning and development services for private clients, Cynthia McCahon founded Enloop to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with an automated, affordable, and easy system for creating customized business plans and accurate financial forecasts... View
Evaluate the Loan Worthiness of Your Small Business Rieva Lesonsky shares questions for evaluating the loan worthiness of your business. View
How to Keep Hiring Costs in Check As business owners think about hiring, however, there’s a strong desire to keep costs down. Many have been optimistic about hiring before, only to scrap those plans when the economy failed to improve. When they do hire, small businesses have a strong desire to get the best people possible... View
Tips for Financing Your Business SCORE ExpertAnswers David Solís with Bank of America's Small Business Division shares his expert insights into the lending process, including tips on identifying your best financing strategy, managing business credit, and positioning your company for loan eligibility. View
Guide to Mastermind Groups Steve Strauss, founder of www.theselfemployed.com, explains the concept of Mastermind groups and gives advice for best practices. View
Understanding Trademarks and Deciding if You Need One View
Doing Business As: When to File a DBA Learn tips on how to conduct business under another name that is not the legal name of your business. View