Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

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Measuring Success

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Accounting is the tool business owners use to measure success. This provides a brief overview of accounting reports and ratios commonly used to manage small businesses. Read more

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Taxes

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Few new business owners are aware of all the taxes involved.  This provides a guide. Read more

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Buying a Business

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Buying a business can have significant advantages, but also involves risks. Read more

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Glossary of Financial Terms

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A glossary to aid a new business owner understand financial reports. Read more

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Format for Cash Accounting

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Excel formats for Business Plan financial projections using cash accounting. Read more

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Financing a New Business

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Many new businesses require outside financing. This provides a brief guide. Read more

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Franchises

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Buying a franchise from a good franchisor can be an excellent decision, but there are cautions to be observed. Read more

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Format for Accrual Accounting

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Excel formats for preparing Business Plan accrual accounting financial projections. Read more

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Prepare and Protect Your Small Business

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September 27, 2022

As an entrepreneur, you put your heart and soul into making your business a success. So, ensuring your business is protected against the unexpected makes sense. That's where business insurance comes in. This article will help you understand the different kinds of insurance you can purchase and how they can help you mitigate risks. 

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What Do Employees Want? How to Attract and Retain Workers for Your Small Business

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September 27, 2022,

Many business owners still struggle to find and keep employees, whether small businesses operate in-office (store or restaurant), virtually, or in a hybrid environment.  
As the nation continues to operate at nearly full employment, keeping your staff happy and onboard is even more difficult. Several recent surveys of U.S. employees reveal some challenges small business owners face and how they cope with them.

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The Small Business Rural/Urban Divide Part 2: Hungry for Talent and Technology

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Rural small businesses face greater challenges to economic recovery and are less optimistic about the future compared to their non-rural counterparts, according to new survey data... Read more

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5 Ways Smartphones Can Boost Your Productivity

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September 19, 2022,

If you’re a devotee of iPhones, it’s time to get excited—Apple just unveiled its new lineup of smartphones. Since the release of iPhones in June 2007, they have changed how we work and live. 

Whether you’re a loyal iPhone user or a fan of Android, there is likely a lot you don’t know about how smartphones can improve your team’s efficiency and productivity. 

Here are some tips for how smartphones can boost your business.

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