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Ask SCORE, July 2009 - Planning For Growth

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I started a catering business about two years ago. We did very well initially, exceeding my expectations, but our growth seems to have stalled in the last six months. While it’s... Read more

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Ask SCORE, January 2009 - Outsourcing

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I own a small, successful plumbing business. Since the beginning seven years ago, my wife, who was at home with our young children, did the bookkeeping. Now that the kids are in... Read more

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Ask SCORE, August 2009 - Alternative Financing

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I’ve worked as a house painter for a number of years and have decided to start my own painting business. While the start-up costs aren’t huge, neither is my bank account. I’ve... Read more

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8-Step Checklist for Closing Your Books at Year-End

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December 7, 2021,

Closing the books at year-end is essential for every small business. Wrapping up accounting for the year is required by law but also gives you a great sense of your company’s income and expenses.

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Franchising to Maximize Cash Flow

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November 16, 2021,

Make sure that your small business remains in business by accurately managing your cash flow.

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The Basics of Paying Yourself As an Entrepreneur

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June 29, 2021,

Figuring out how best to pay yourself is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as a business owner. Here's a quick guide to the basics.

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How To Use an Emergency Fund

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SCORE mentor John Howie walks small business owners through which expenses to prioritize and other important factors when using your emergency fund. Read more

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Building an Emergency Fund

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Emergency savings can help your business survive unexpected crises. John Howie, a SCORE mentor from our Southern New Jersey Chapter walks you through the steps you should take to... Read more

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How to Build and Use an Emergency Fund for Your Business

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Emergency savings can help your business survive unexpected crises. Learn how much money to keep in your emergency fund, how to build it and when to use it. Read more

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