Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating; but you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your SCORE mentor to get help putting your ideas into action.

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Budgeting FAQ

What do I do about establishing a budget, recording sales, costs and other financial aspects of my business including tax preparation and cash flow and operating statements? Read more
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Insurance FAQ

Will I need insurance for my business; if so, what kind, where do I get it and how much should it cost? Read more
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Marketing on the Internet FAQ

Would my business profit from having a presence on the World Wide Web; if so, how can it be done most effectively from a functional as well as a cost standpoint? Read more
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Business Structures FAQ

How do I determine the best legal structure for my business entity, what are the pro’s and con’s, tax liability implications, costs both short and long term and how is it accomplis Read more
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Business Planning FAQ

Do I really need a business plan and, if so, how is it constructed and how do I generate the information such as revenue, cost and cash flow projections? Read more
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Grants, Loans and the SBA FAQ

How do I get money to start my business such as grants, bank loans, and money from SBA programs; what information do I have to provide, how much interest will I have to pay and how Read more
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Getting Started FAQ

How do I get started, what initial contacts do I need to make, who should I get to advise me and what preliminary steps do I need to take financially, legally and governmentally in Read more
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How and Why Women Start Businesses

November 8, 2018,

Our fourth infographic based on “The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship” data report focuses on how women start businesses, why they start businesses, and why they chose the industries they did.

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