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The Senior Startup: Tales from the Second Act

Age is just a number. For entrepreneurs over 50, age – and the wisdom, experience, and insights it provides – are invaluable when contemplating starting a business.

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in small business startup funding
 

8 Tech Tools Your Small Business Needs to Scale

For entrepreneurs, any tool that helps do the job easier is a welcome addition. Choosing where to invest tech budget dollars and time to learn the applications are key decisions. 

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in small business loans
 

Build a Better Business with Your Marketing Tool Kit

Small businesses often find it challenging to get the word out about who they are and what they are providing to customers. Failing to focus on a robust marketing strategy can leave many small businesses wondering why customers are not visiting their storefronts or websites.

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in loans for small business
 

How to Attract Great Employees to Your Small Business

When your business is ready to grow, you need talent to help you achieve new goals. As seen in the recent post, Get Up and Grow: The Small Business Guide to Expansion, having a long- and short-term plan for talent acquisition is a critical component of growth strategy.

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in small business loans
 

Hire Employees or Outsource? How to Staff Your Business

As a small business owner, you are always looking for opportunities to grow your business, often needing to bring on new staff to help with expansion and growth plans.

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in small business startup costs
 

Get Up and Grow: The Small Business Guide to Expansion

Small businesses are usually looking for ways to expand their operations, revenue, and profit. Knowing where to commit time and financial resources are key decisions for small businesses looking to maximize the opportunities to add more customers and sales.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in small business funding options
 

4 Top Resources for Native American Entrepreneurs

Native Americans face cultural and regulatory challenges related to starting their own businesses. However, there are plenty of resources designed to help Native Americans get access to federal programs, financing, and networks of other professionals.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in minority small business ownership
 

Immigrant Entrepreneurs and the American Dream: Where We Are Now

The rate of entrepreneurship among immigrants has been remarkable over the past 20 years. What is behind these dramatic trends and what does it mean for the future of American business?

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in small business startup funding
 

Examining the Surprising Age-Shift in American Entrepreneurship

Older entrepreneurs make up an increasing percentage of new small-business owners, according to the latest update from the Kauffman Foundation, which has been measuring start-up activity in the United States for more than 20 years.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in 401(k) plan
 

Fed Hikes Rates for Second Time in 2018!

As expected, the Federal Reserve met this week and decided to proceed with its second scheduled rate hike here in 2018.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in sba loan rates, Benetrends Rainmaker Plan
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