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January 23, 2018

Our state-by-state breakdown helps you find everything you need to get your business credentialed in no time—whether you need a business license or permit.

September 18, 2017

The path is relatively straightforward for entrepreneurs interested in setting up shop in the Lone Star State. We review how to start a business in Texas.
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September 7, 2017

If you're starting a business, knowing the stats on survival is useful. Some industries have better odds than others, as we report based on real data.
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August 26, 2017

Here are some of the most common and devastating mistakes that foreign nationals make when starting a business on a U.S. visa.
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August 6, 2017

Starting a business with no capital is tough enough. It’s even more challenging when personal debt factors into the equation.
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July 28, 2017

Do you know what your small business's profit margin goals should be? See our helpful guide to assess good profit margins for your small business.
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June 18, 2017

Find out how to bootstrap your business. These are low-cost, cost-free measures to boost your business in the early stages without breaking the bank.
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June 12, 2017

Entrepreneurially minded Floridians want to know: What are the economics of starting a business in Florida? We explore the startup process is in this state.
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May 15, 2017

No need to stress. We’ve put together a list of 14 types of business startup costs you’ll need to consider when drawing up that first business plan.
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May 13, 2017

immigrants make up 10% of small businesses, and small businesses make up over 50% of all U.S. establishments, then it’s safe to say that we owe a lot to green card holders. Here’s how starting a small business can help you get permanent residence in the U.S.
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May 12, 2017

Filling a need in the local community can put you on the road to success. What business does every small town need? Here are 13 ideas.
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