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Starting Your Business


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Starting your Business

Being your own boss can be rewarding, but it certainly isn’t for everyone. Sure, to some degree, you have more freedoms working for yourself than you do working for someone else. But often new entrepreneurs find that the workload and the stress of having to continually perform to keep their young business viable can be too much for them.

It's true that, statistically in the U.S., more new businesses fail than succeed. You shouldn't let that discourage you but if you're thinking about starting your own business, there are some important things you should think about before making your decision.

Essential Reading

Checklist business sign capital

Do I Really Need a Business Plan?

6 Tips for Borrowing Startup Funds
from Friends or Family


Additional Resources

Publications

Demographic Data
Can Help you Plan your Startup

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