Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

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Evaluating Your Entrepreneurial Potential
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Evaluating Your Entrepreneurial Potential

Is starting a business the best way to achieve your goals? Will the demands of starting a business take time away from, rather than add to, the other commitments in your life? Read more
Becoming an Independent Consultant
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Becoming an Independent Consultant

Making the decision to become an Independent Consultant can be challenging yet rewarding. Here are a few considerations to keep in mind and how to get started. Read more
Types of Business Entities
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Types of Business Entities

The structure your business assumes is important in determining your limitations and liabilities. Read more
Registry of Professionals
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Registry of Professionals

This Registry includes firms and individuals assisting small businesses. These firms and individuals agree to offer a preliminary, one-hour, interview at no cost to the client. Read more
Non-Disclosure Agreement
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Non-Disclosure Agreement

This template Non-Disclosure Agreement, or NDA, is an essential tool for protecting your businesses' confidential information.   Read more
Creating an Organizational Chart
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Creating an Organizational Chart

Using this guide, you'll create an organizational chart that centers around which individuals need to be responsible for each function. Read more
Bank Loan Request for Small Business
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Bank Loan Request

A template containing a sample cover letter for a bank loan request. Read more
Start-up Expenses
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Start-up Expenses

Download a free spreadsheet to estimate your business startup costs. Read more
Personal Financial Statement
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Personal Financial Statement

Many financial institutions will require information about your personal financial data. This spreadsheet will help you prepare a personal financial statement. Read more
Opening Day Balance Sheet
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Opening Day Balance Sheet

This balance sheet shows the financial position of your company at as of opening day. Read more
Loan Amortization Schedule
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Loan Amortization Schedule

Here is all you need to calculate loan amortization schedule for your small business loan. Read more

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