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Women and the Future of the Gender Credit Gap

January 31, 2019,

Women are building businesses at a rate that outpaces the small business growth rate in the U.S. Yet, there are systemic obstacles that women still face when getting financing.

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Should You Use Crowdfunding to Help Finance Your Business?

December 13, 2018,

Reward-based, equity and debt are all types of crowdfunding available to small businesses. Here are some tips that businesses can use to create a successful campaign.

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What Makes or Breaks a Successful Small Business?

November 27, 2018,

What makes or breaks a successful small business? Here’s a closer look at four things successful business owners do right—and one thing they need to do better.

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How Much Cash Should a Small Business Keep in Reserve?

October 2, 2018,

Most financial experts recommend three to six months of operating expenses, but using this for every business in every situation is misleading.

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How to Tell If a Government Grant Offer Is a Scam or Legitimate

September 18, 2018,

How do you know if the grant offer is legitimate or a scam? According to the U.S. Department of Justice, FBI and other Federal Agencies, fake U.S. grant scams are on the rise across the country.

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6 Ways to Manage Cash Flow in Your Small Business

August 2, 2018,

Each year, poor cash flow forces many small businesses to close. Here are six tips and best practices for cash flow management to help you grow your business.

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Top Small Business Grants for Women

July 24, 2018,

Women entrepreneurs have become a major force in the world of small business, and here are five grants specifically for them.

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Financing, Mentorship, and Female Entrepreneurs

SCORE’s two latest infographics focus on financing challenges and mentorship’s impact on women entrepreneurs. They highlight the second and third parts of “The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship.”

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Small Businesses Seek Cash Flow, Find Roadblocks

May 22, 2018,

Does your business have the cash flow it needs? Almost three-fourths of small and midsize businesses need access to cash more than they did in 2016. If they had more cash, the majority would use it for growth.

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6 Grave Mistakes You’re Making with Your Business Credit Card

April 17, 2018,

Securing a credit card for your business can be a great way to build up your credit score. Being a responsible card user can open up other financing opportunities for you down the road. Let’s look at the six biggest mistakes business owners make with their credit cards, and how you can avoid them.

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Should You Get Certified as a Woman-Owned Business?

March 13, 2018,

Female small business owners seeking contracts with corporate or government clients face a lot of competition. One way to get an edge is to get your company certified as a woman-owned business. Read what certification can do for your small business.

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