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5 Types of Businesses You Can Start From Home

5 Types of Businesses You Can Start From Home

There is no shortage of business opportunities available in the world. Aspiring entrepreneurs have their pick of business types that best suit their interests and needs. If you’re looking for a business that has low overhead and startup costs, you can’t go wrong...

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How to Get the Most Out of Franchise Trade Shows

How to Get the Most Out of Franchise Trade Shows

Trade shows hold a wealth of information for aspiring entrepreneurs. Franchise trade shows, in particular, are fantastic places for would-be franchisees to network, learn more about the franchise industry and make connections that lead them to their future business....

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ROBS Rollover 101: What is a C-Corp?

ROBS Rollover 101: What is a C-Corp?

There are a lot of details that go into setting up your small business with funding from a Rollover as Business Startup (ROBS). One of these is establishing a C-corporation. Many entrepreneurs question this change: Why does it have to be a C-corp? What benefits and...

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Restaurants Act of 2021

Restaurants Act of 2021

In the coming weeks, the International Franchise Association (IFA) and Small Business Administration (SBA) will hold a joint webinar for restaurant brand members interested in learning more about the Restaurants Acts of 2021 and how to apply for the $28.6B Restaurant...

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The Importance of Choosing the Right ROBS Administrator

The Importance of Choosing the Right ROBS Administrator

If you’ve decided to fund your startup through a Rollover as Business Startup (ROBS), you can’t just jump right in. Your first step will be to find a third-party administrator (TPA) that can walk you through the process and get your funds prepared. However, not all...

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4 Tips for Small Business Tax Filing

4 Tips for Small Business Tax Filing

It’s officially tax season! If you weren’t one of the first to file your small business taxes, you should be preparing to do so now. Small business taxes in 2020 might be a little different than in previous years. From disrupted business operations to a few unique...

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Considerations for Equipment Upgrades and Financing

Considerations for Equipment Upgrades and Financing

All kinds of small businesses rely on technology and equipment to keep their companies running. Although the cost of your initial equipment was likely wrapped up into your startup financing package, there will eventually come a time when you’ll need to consider...

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Market Research Positions Your Startup for Success

Market Research Positions Your Startup for Success

In the initial stages of starting a new business, one of the steps you absolutely cannot afford to skip is market research. There are many facets of market research to consider, from the industry as a whole to the specific customers you’ll be targeting. Market...

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Should You Rent or Buy Your Business Location?

Should You Rent or Buy Your Business Location?

A lot of choices go into selecting the perfect location for your business to open its doors. You need to determine the right neighborhood, the right size building, the exterior façade and more. But before you can decide on any of that, you have to answer one...

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Take Advantage of 2021’s Business Opportunities

Take Advantage of 2021’s Business Opportunities

With the challenges of 2020 behind us, many aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners have embraced 2021 as a year of change. There are many positives to be found this year—from more government support for small businesses, to an improving economy, to better business...

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