A graduate of the Master of Professional Writing program at USC, April Maguire has served as a writer, editor and content manager. Currently, she works as a full-time freelance writer based in Los Angeles.

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2015 Small Business Lending Trends: Is It Getting Easier to Acquire a Loan?

According to a recent study, 70% of entrepreneurs bootstrap and fund their businesses from their own pocketbooks. But while personal financing can go a long way toward getting a startup off the ground, it may also be putting retirement dollars at risk. Fortunately, today’s entrepreneurs don’t need to give up on their dreams of business ownership because […]

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cash-flow

Monetize Your Website: 6 Ways to Use Your Site to Generate Revenue

According to a recent study, 70% of entrepreneurs bootstrap and fund their businesses from their own pocketbooks. But while personal financing can go a long way toward getting a startup off the ground, it may also be putting retirement dollars at risk. Fortunately, today’s entrepreneurs don’t need to give up on their dreams of business ownership because […]

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sales

A Small Business Guide to Turning Leads Into Sales

According to a recent study, 70% of entrepreneurs bootstrap and fund their businesses from their own pocketbooks. But while personal financing can go a long way toward getting a startup off the ground, it may also be putting retirement dollars at risk. Fortunately, today’s entrepreneurs don’t need to give up on their dreams of business ownership because […]

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finding-funding

Does Your Small Business Need a Line of Credit or a Traditional Loan?

According to a recent study, 70% of entrepreneurs bootstrap and fund their businesses from their own pocketbooks. But while personal financing can go a long way toward getting a startup off the ground, it may also be putting retirement dollars at risk. Fortunately, today’s entrepreneurs don’t need to give up on their dreams of business ownership because […]

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structuring

Protect Your Personal Assets: How Your Business Can Lose Its Liability Protection

According to a recent study, 70% of entrepreneurs bootstrap and fund their businesses from their own pocketbooks. But while personal financing can go a long way toward getting a startup off the ground, it may also be putting retirement dollars at risk. Fortunately, today’s entrepreneurs don’t need to give up on their dreams of business ownership because […]

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financial-management

Monitor Your Business’ Health: 3 Ways to Track Liquidity

According to a recent study, 70% of entrepreneurs bootstrap and fund their businesses from their own pocketbooks. But while personal financing can go a long way toward getting a startup off the ground, it may also be putting retirement dollars at risk. Fortunately, today’s entrepreneurs don’t need to give up on their dreams of business ownership because […]

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loans

Pros and Cons of Accepting Loans From Friends and Family

According to a recent study, 70% of entrepreneurs bootstrap and fund their businesses from their own pocketbooks. But while personal financing can go a long way toward getting a startup off the ground, it may also be putting retirement dollars at risk. Fortunately, today’s entrepreneurs don’t need to give up on their dreams of business ownership because […]

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financial-management

How Do Interest Rates Affect Your Small Business?

According to a recent study, 70% of entrepreneurs bootstrap and fund their businesses from their own pocketbooks. But while personal financing can go a long way toward getting a startup off the ground, it may also be putting retirement dollars at risk. Fortunately, today’s entrepreneurs don’t need to give up on their dreams of business ownership because […]

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