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Although the path to becoming an entrepreneur differs for every person, the final destination is the same – becoming one’s own boss.  Joy Patton and Dwright Fowler-Davis, are no exception.

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| Author Chris Vazquez, tagged in Benetrends Client Spotlight

7 Things Millennial Small Business Owners Should Know

With tech-savvy skills honed after growing up in the digital age, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a global perspective on interactions, Millennials have a remarkable set of skills that make them ideal candidates to run their own businesses. 

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in small business funding, venture capital, millennial entrepreneurs

8 Things Every 50+ Entrepreneur Should Know

Age is nothing but a number. When it comes to owning your own business, age can be a decided advantage. Life experience, business background, and worldliness give entrepreneurs over 50 leverage that will help them as they embark on owning their own companies.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in small business funding, blog, 50+

4 Things Minority Small Business Owners Should Know

Minority business owners face unique challenges that their majority counterparts often do not experience. For new minority business owners, small business funding challenges and societal biases come on top of the usual challenges of starting their own company.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in small business funding, minority small business ownership

6 Things Women Entrepreneurs Should Know

Women business owners face a different set of challenges than their male counterparts. In a prior blog, the hurdles range from societal obstacles and misperceptions to a lower rate of acceptance for small business loans.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in loans for small business

How will the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act Affect ROBS?

We have been very watchful of the tax reform that has been fiercely debated in Washington and was signed into law on December 22, 2017.  With the help of our tax partners, below are some of the highlights regarding the reform’s effect on the ROBS business:

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in ROBS

Small Business Start-Ups: 20 Things Every New Owner Should Know

A small business start-up requires the skill of a juggler - keeping many balls in the air at the same time.  Often, marketing, sales, operations, finances, funding, daily management, and customer service share equal importance, at the same time.  

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in small business funding

Pros and Cons of Using Home Equity to Fund Your Small Business

Entrepreneurs universally are looking to fund the considerable start-up and operating expenses that come with starting a business. If you are looking for funding sources, is using your home equity a good option?

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in small business loans

What Is the Difference Between Venture Capital and Angel Investors?

When looking for funding for small businesses, private investments is often a consideration for entrepreneurs.

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| Author Benetrends, tagged in small business funding, angel investors, venture capital

Should You Use Credit Cards to Fund Your Startup?

Finding the right source of funding for your business can be challenging. Whether it is securing bank loans, using venture capital or angel investors, or relying on your own savings, the process can be stressful, slow, and time-consuming.

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| Author Molly Klein, tagged in business funding

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