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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Business Fundability Quiz

The BusinessLoans.com Fundability Quiz is designed to show you which of the 9 most common business financing options your business may qualify for, and why.  Read more

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What Is a Balance Sheet, and How Can I Use It to Manage My Business?

July 13, 2016,

A balance sheet is one of the three primary financial statements used to monitor the health of your business, along with your cash flow statement and the income statement. Think of it as a snapshot of your company’s financial position — what you own and what you owe — at a singular point in time, like at the end of a month, quarter or year.

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Understanding Classes of Stock

June 30, 2016,

When starting a corporation, you must decide whether to authorize and issue stock to your shareholders. Many entrepreneurs are surprised to discover there is more than one type of stock and that different stock classes come with their own unique benefits and disadvantages.

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Loan Amortization Schedule

Amortizing a loan means paying it down, a small amount at a time. This template will help you develop a loan amortization schedule. Read more

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Five Factors Angels Look for in an Investment Opportunity

March 31, 2016,

Before you start contacting local angel investors, you should understand what they look for, so you make sure you are approaching the right angel groups and providing them with the information they need to make a “go” investment decision in your small business.

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Does Your Small Business Need an Angel?

Angel investors get their name from their supportive nature. Instead of expecting an immediate return on their investment in a new business, angels instead take a percentage of the company, later enjoying the profits from their investment as the company grows.

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