Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating; but you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your SCORE mentor to get help putting your ideas into action.

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12 Steps to Starting a Restaurant

If you want to start a restaurant, there’s no better time.The more than 1 million restaurants in the United States account for 10 percent of the nation’s overall workforce, and 90 Read more

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Declaration of Independents

July 5, 2016,

Are you considering becoming an independent worker, freelancer, contractor or self-employed? You'll be happy to know that most of those who have chosen this life wouldn't change a thing. Nearly two-thirds of full-time independents rank their satisfaction as a very high; 22 percent rank their satisfaction as 10 on a scale of 1 to 10.

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Nuts and Bolts: Turn Your Hobby In To a Business

June 23, 2016,

If you're going to turn your hobby into a legitimate business, you need to accomplish a number of tasks to get yourself up and running. Just like any other business, there are special filings to submit, accounts to be opened and laws that need to be checked.

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Starting A Nonprofit

May 25, 2016

Starting a nonprofit doesn’t necessarily mean you can quit your day job right away, but like any small business owner, you could eventually earn enough from your nonprofit to justify a full-time salary for you and your staff.

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