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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Early Planning Stage (Printable Documents)

EARLY PLANNING STAGE Start-up License and Tax Requirements The Business Plan The Cash Flow Analysis Evaluating Basic Accounting Programs The Computer and the... Read more

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Later Planning Stage (Printable Documents)

LATER PLANNING STAGE Pricing your product Choosing a lawyer Insurance A Checklist for Insurance Health Insurance for the Small Business Recordkeeping... Read more

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News Videos, Blogs and Articles

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Valuable Documents

How to Really Start Your Own Business SBA Resource Guide Small Business Basics (Business Plan Template) Business Planning Tools for Non-profits Financial Management Workbook Read more

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Google Alerts

August 9, 2010,

Google Alerts is a free service provided by Google to track multiple media outlets: news, blogs, discussions, even YouTube videos and Twitter feeds. Google Alerts can be used in many ways by small businesses and entrepreneurs to monitor the web for critical, relevant news.

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What is an FDD?

A franchisor will send you the company’s Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) once you have filled out an application and indicated serious interest in the franchise. The... Read more

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Balance Sheet Projection Template

Projecting your balance sheet can be quite a complex accounting problem, but that does not mean you need to be a professional accountant to do it or to benefit from the exercise.... Read more

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3-Year Profit and Loss Projection

This template can be used to calculate the projected profit of 3 years.  Read more

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Business Signs are a Great Marketing Tool

You might be missing a golden opportunity if you don't have a business sign. Read more

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Business Plan Presentation Template

Use this template when creating a presentation for your business plan. Read more

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Become an Accomplished Government Contractor

This guide explains how to be successful on an ongoing basis in government contracting. Read more

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