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Financing Sources

Many clients believe that banks are a source of funds for a new business, but this is rarely true. Banks require a good business and credit history, along with collateral for the... Read more

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Partnership Formation Checklist

Every partnership, no mater how large or small, needs a written Partnership Agreement. Agreements reduce the likelihood of future disagreements, and in the rare case one should... Read more

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Make No Mistake

Everyone makes mistakes, but you wouldn't believe some of the blunders I've seen in business plans over the years. Here are some real examples from recent plans I have read: "... Read more
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Choose the Best Business Structure

In starting my own business, I had a big decision to make. Should I begin as a sole proprietor, a sub chapter S corporation or a limited liability company? Each offers its... Read more
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Why Start-ups Fail

Question:  I believe I have a sound business idea, have done focus groups and am working on the business plans. But I find the percentage of start-ups that fail very disheartening... Read more
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Turn Annual Reports into Best-sellers

The Annual Report is too often underutilized in the literature racks of public companies. While thoroughly and sometimes even artfully detailing yearly achievement, it frequently... Read more

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