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How To Buy A Business When You Have No Collateral

When Alex Livingston and his business partner Eddie Santillan decided to buy a small business from a retiring owner after graduating from Harvard Business School, they decided to get a bank loan. They were looking for a business that had $5 million to $30 million in annual revenue and had $1 …

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U.S. small business confidence gains in October: NFIB

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. small business optimism rose in October as more owners said they planned to invest in their companies and were having a harder time filling job openings, according to a survey released on Tuesday.<p>Worker Maria Robles sews clothes at the Karen Kane clothing company in Los …

How To Market Your Small Business On A Low Budget

The following marketing ideas can be accomplished with little to no money, they work for any small business on a small budget. It doesn’t matter if …

Is The Boom In Small Business Finance Real?

There has definitely been a boom in the small business finance space. Last week, I was approached by a company that enables small businesses to turn unpaid invoices into immediate cash. After doing a little research, I discovered that they had just received $17 million in venture capital funding. …

The IRS Has a Tax Cheat Sheet for Small Business Owners | Fox Business

Taxes are a big deal—especially for small business owners. The IRS can end up taking more than 50% of your Schedule C profit in ordinary income taxes and self-employment taxes. After all, the highest tax bracket is now 39.6% and the self-employment tax is 15.3%.<p>To preserve capital, you would be …

The Most Powerful Free Tools Available to Small Businesses