Tips for Minority-Owned Business Taxes

Although a minority-owned business is subjected to the same tax laws as any other business, there are some tax breaks that are available to small or start-up business that can help a minority owner succeed. These tax breaks are particularly helpful if...

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How to Calculate the Value of a Fix-and-Flip Property

Whether you are just getting started with fix-and-flip properties or have been in the field for a while, you will need to be able to calculate the value before deciding on a piece of real estate and looking for financing. This means...

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Using Small Business Loans for Funding a Startup

When you have a great idea for a business, you want to strike fast. The business world is highly competitive and the longer you wait to found your company, the more likely it is that you’ll be left behind in the dust....

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What’s the Difference Between Purchase Order Financing and Factoring?

Understanding your financing options can be a lifesaver when your business runs into a budgetary snag. Whether you’re looking to free up some capital to grow your business or are falling short on covering monthly expenses due to negligent...

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The Importance of Prioritizing Employees in Your Business

Starting a business is hard work that requires a lot of financial sacrifice. It only makes sense that you want to analyze your investments to determine which ones deliver the best return on investment (ROI). However, it's just as...

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How to Reduce Your Business Carbon Footprint

The impact of your organization on the environment is something that matters to your clients. Fortunately, there are things you can do to make your organization more eco-friendly and to reduce the overall carbon footprint of operations. Use less paper...

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How New Businesses Can Get Funding

It can be frustrating for owners of new businesses to apply for funding to a bank and receive a denial almost right away. However, just because a bank didn't approve your business funding request doesn't mean other financial institutions...

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Preparation for a Commercial Real Estate Loan

Residential real estate investing is significantly different from commercial real estate investing. Though there are some similar aspects, they are different areas of investment and are treated as different. That is why it is necessary to prepare differently for...

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The Benefits of Monitoring Your Business Credit Report

The information that business reporting agencies publish about your company shows potential creditors how well it has performed in meeting financial obligations to lenders, suppliers, vendors, and other companies. The information contained in these reports changes frequently due to...

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9 Tips for Improving Customer Retention

Customers are the lifeblood of every business and significant effort is expended to attract them. However, customer retention—keeping existing customers satisfied, engaged and repeatedly accessing your business is even more important. As business management expert Peter Drucker said, "The...

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