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The Business Plan

Well-organized plans keep your business on track Operating your business without a business plan is like going to the grocery store hungry and withou...
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5 Ways to Protect Your Small Business

We outline how to limit risk and keep your business running smoothly Starting your own business is as exciting as it is hard. As an entrepreneur, you...
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How to Maintain Good Standing With Your State

A Certificate of Good Standing is key to your business’s success Whether you’re looking to borrow money to put toward expanding your business, or rec...
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5 Steps to Take When Winding Down Your Business

Be sure to tie up loose ends before closing your doors. Here’s how There are many reasons business owners close up shop, including retirement, starti...

Tax Implications for Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding contributions are often thought of as “free money,” but that’s not the case, and failure to comply with tax laws could cause issues with...

What Is a Blind Trust?

Understanding blind trusts: what they are, who needs them and how to set one up The concept of “blind trusts” may be off many people’s radar until e...