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    How to Be Financially Ready to Start a Business

    by on July 6, 2015

    Are you thinking about starting a small business this year? If so, it’s important to note that many businesses take months or even years to become profitable. As a result, aspiring entrepreneurs have to take steps to ensure they are prepared before jumping i…

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    How to Create a 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Non-Profit

    by on June 24, 2015

    If you think your corporation might qualify as a public charity, private foundation or a private operating foundation, then you’ll want to apply for tax-exempt status so you can get the 501(c)(3) classification available via the IRS.
    Below are the steps…

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    10 Signs That You Have What It Takes to Be a Great Entrepreneur

    by on June 24, 2015

    Are you the type of person who’s constantly coming up with new ideas for businesses? Does the idea of working for “The Man” fill you with a sense of dread? While the idea of launching a company and being one’s own boss may seem appealing, not every…

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    7 Sacrifices You Must Make When Starting a New Business

    by on June 22, 2015

    If you’ve ever thought about becoming an entrepreneur, you’re not alone. Not only do startup owners have the chance to be their own boss, but they also get to work in industries they feel passionate about while building businesses that can be their legaci…

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    7 Signs That You’re Not Ready to Start a Business

    by on June 18, 2015

    Starting a business lets you be your own boss while working at a profession you truly love. And while a number of self-employment opportunities exist within the startup ecosystem at the moment, not everyone is suited to the many challenges and uncertainties th…

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    10 Ways to Fail at Being Your Own Boss

    by on June 10, 2015

    Whether you call yourself an entrepreneur, freelancer, self-employed or independent contractor, the fact is that your dream of being your own boss is shared with a growing number of people. According to a recent survey by Freelancers Union and Upwork, 53 mill…

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    6 Great Reasons to Start a Business on the Side

    by on May 18, 2015

    If you’ve been putting off starting your business because you’re not quite ready to walk away from your full-time job, you may have more options than you realize. In fact, 53 percent of Americans have considered launching a side business, and of those surveyed…

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    6 Tips for Part-Time Entrepreneurs

    by on May 15, 2015

    If you run a business part time, you probably face challenges full-time entrepreneurs don’t have to deal with. After all, many people who run a part-time business also hold down a full-time job, or have other obligations that keep them from dedicating 100 perc…

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