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Calculate Your Start Up Costs

Article Language: English
May 16, 2022,

SCORE mentor Paul Krecke helps you identify your start-up costs and use the information to make funding requests.

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What is a CDFI and Why is this Important to Me?

Article Language: English
April 10, 2022,

What do you know about Community Development Financial Institution? If your answer is not much, you are not alone! Guest expert Annie Olds tells all about this important resource, including her company, Venture North Funding and Development.

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It Is That Time of the Year – Again

Article Language: English
March 14, 2022,

SCORE mentor Kevin Christman discusses the time of year that most business owners dread -- tax season -- and how you can be prepared.

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When is the Best Time to Borrow Money for Your Small Business?

Article Language: English
January 25, 2022,

Rex Winter, SCORE Mentor, offers insights into timing small business borrowing, including proactively conducting business planning and examining your current financial situation.

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So You Want to Start Your Own Business

Article Language: English
August 18, 2021,

Guest expert and SCORE mentor Kevin Christman sums up the 10 steps what you need to complete before starting your own business.

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Financing and Your Business Credit Score

Article Language: English

When did you last check your personal and business credit score? Tip of the Mitt SCORE chairperson and mentor, Sharon Schappacher, discusses the importance of understanding how this information impacts your small business.

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Is Crowdfunding For You?

Article Language: English
March 18, 2021,

Is crowdfunding for you? Learn the pros and cons and find out how to make the most of your crowdfunding effort from SCORE Tip of the Mitt volunteer mento Sharon Schappacher.

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Business Lending Basics

Article Language: English
February 17, 2021,

Guest blogger Cynthia Lamberson shares the basics of business lending and says to step back to the basics. Create goals, do your best to prepare, find a mentor and tap into your circle of advisors. Read on to learn how to be prepared to tap into financing and how to set and achieve your financing goals.

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Financing Considerations for Small Businesses

Article Language: English
February 5, 2021,

Did you know that businesses have a “credit score?” and that 72% of owners do not know their business’s credit score! SCORE Tip of the Mitt mentor Paul Hartmann shares important information about financing options for 2021.

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A mid-summer status check for businesses

Article Language: English
August 4, 2020,

SCORE mentor Tracy Dryovage offers advice for local businesses on where to get help.

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Points a SCORE mentor often makes

Article Language: English
May 5, 2020,

SCORE mentor Bill Collins notes common threads that form the foundation of small businesses--marketing and cash management. Read how Bill honed his perspectives as a SCORE mentor.

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