Rule number one when planning to start a business is to not worry about having the perfect business idea. After all, business is supposed to involve work. What makes being a business owner fun is achieving financial independence. That can’t happen until you make the plunge.
What do you love to do? Can you turn that hobby in to a business? For many Americans, what they love to do and what they do for a living are two very different endeavors. “After all, that’s why they call it work” is one of those common American clichés that drive the point home […]
During the financial crisis of the past few years, Goldman Sachs and the other large Wall Street banks have been vilified as a major contributor to the down economy and like many of the large banks, they haven’t been able to lose their reputation as the black sheep of the American economy.
Selecting the right name for your new corporation is essential. It must be memorable and catchy while also relating to your business. Don’t get stuck on finding the perfect name. Your choice will result in satisfaction if you simply conform to these basic rules.
If you’re waiting for the right time to start a small business or expand on an existing business, 2011 may mark the year where your wait is over. Because of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010, Heather Endresen, manager of SBA lending at Union Bank, has made some predictions for 2011 that predict a […]
The beginning of a new year brings about many activities but one of those is New Year’s resolutions. In America and all over the world there are people who dream of owning their own business but they either don’t have their homework done or haven’t stepped out of their comfort zone to try it. In […]
The United States Small Business Administration is changing the way they do business. Recently they changed the way small business loans are put in to the hands of those who need it.
Many budding entrepreneurs have dreams of being a franchisee. Opening a business that already has an established brand and positive reputation seems like a better way to assure success instead of attempting to start a business from scratch. This may be true but a franchise costs considerably more than starting your own business in most […]