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Under-the-radar fast and easy small business loans

Ever wondered where to find fast and easy small business loans? For example, you might need to source funding in a matter of days – where do you go? What if you’re tired of jargon-filled contracts? Or time-consuming paperwork? And…

Finding the balance: Growing your family and business

Your personal and your professional life have a symbiotic relationship, so growing your family and business is a delicate balancing act. Everyone’s circumstances are different; for some, they may lack the energy to play with the kids after a…

A crash course in finding government funding for small businesses

Government funding for small businesses is a great way to give your company a low-cost cash injection. Generally, government business funding programs offer lower interest rates, more flexible repayment terms, and large guarantees from the federal government. Furthermore, these programs…

Why there's no right time when starting a business

When starting a business, most entrepreneurs feel like they’re taking a huge risk. After all, 2008 is still fresh in the minds of many business owners. Between 2008 and 2010, a staggering 170,000 small businesses closed their doors.…

How to grow your small business on a small budget

Every entrepreneur has their own story about how to grow your small business on a tight budget. Some will cite a bit of creative thinking; others will say it was shrewd accounting; and some will say they made it through…

Key company growth problems and how to face them

So – you’ve taken the plunge, opened your doors, and started your own business. Things are going great – you’ve got regular customers, you’re making sales, and you’re taking enough money to get by. However, to truly meet…