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Business Success Strategies Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Business Success Strategies Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

These times are challenging for small business owners in both your businesses and your personal lives. Your worried about sales, your employees, and your business’ future. You have concerns about your families and future plans. Uncertainty is scary and is best met...

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Franchise Business Alert: Lawn Doctor

Franchise Business Alert: Lawn Doctor

Lawn Doctor is a leading lawn care services provider, offering everything from lawn care to tree and shrub care to grub control. Their franchisees average an 84% profit margin by practicing these qualities: • Satisfy your customers’ needs by providing excellent...

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Why Small Business Owners Should Offer a 401(k)

Why Small Business Owners Should Offer a 401(k)

Are you saving enough for retirement? If you aren’t saving enough for retirement, then it’s likely that your employees aren’t saving enough either. That’s a prime opportunity lost to set aside money now to grow it for your future and theirs. Many small businesses...

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These Franchise Types Can Keep You Safe During a Recession

These Franchise Types Can Keep You Safe During a Recession

The U.S. economy has been performing quite well in recent years, causing many to fall back into the feeling of financial comfort they felt before the Great Recession. Businesses are growing, unemployment is low, and the stock market is high. It’s hard to think about...

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Why You Need a Business Mentor

Why You Need a Business Mentor

Between friends, family, colleagues, books, the Internet, etc., there’s a lot of advice out there. Each source has its own opinions on how you should start and maintain your small business. However, there’s nothing like the personalized, one-on-one advice you get from...

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How to Fund Your Midlife Business Venture

How to Fund Your Midlife Business Venture

After a couple decades in the workforce – with no interest in slowing down – you may be ready to leave your corporate job and launch a new career. You’ve paid your dues, you’ve learned the ropes and now you’re ready to launch your midlife business venture. Welcome to...

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Should You Go Into Business With Your Spouse?

Should You Go Into Business With Your Spouse?

Your spouse is your partner in everything. Whether its decisions about where you’ll live or what you’ll have for dinner tonight, you two make an excellent team. Naturally, many couples decide to take this special partnership into the business world by starting their...

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What is a Self-Directed 401(k)?

What is a Self-Directed 401(k)?

Many people only have one retirement account (if any): their employer’s 401(k). These accounts are critical to most people’s retirement savings, but savers have little control over how the accounts are managed. There are only so many ways they can choose to invest...

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Financing Your Business Out of the Startup Phase

Financing Your Business Out of the Startup Phase

If you’re starting a small business, does that mean you’re running a startup? And when is your business no longer a startup, but an established company? There is a difference between running a startup business and having a business that’s in the startup phase. Even if...

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Franchise Business Alert: You’ve Got Maids

Franchise Business Alert: You’ve Got Maids

You’ve Got Maids markets their brand as America’s Finest Maid Service, providing a wide range of services including one-time and recurring residential cleaning to its customers nationwide. Their franchisees use eco-friendly products and a comprehensive cleaning system...

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