Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

To increase your odds of a successful business startup, download this step-by-step business plan template you can use to plan for your new business. Read more


Startup Expenses

Nearly everyone who has ever started a business has underestimated the costs, and then faced the danger of running with inadequate capital reserves. The key to avoiding this... Read more

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Module 1 - Startup Basics

If you’re thinking about starting your own business, this module will teach you the basics. You will learn whether business ownership is right for you. Read more

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Tulsa Area Small Business Resource Guide

Provides contact information for sources needed by a business startup. Read more

Measuring Success

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


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

Buying a Business

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

Glossary of Financial Terms

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

Format for Cash Accounting

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

Financing a New Business

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


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

Format for Accrual Accounting

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

Forms of Business Organization

Selecting the proper legal form of organization can be very important to the financial success of a business.  This provides a brief overview of the various options. Read more

Sample Business Plan

The Business Plan used by a Tulsa SCORE client to obtain financing and start a successful business.  Read more

Business Plan Basics

A short description of information required in a Business Plan.  Read more