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Billy Westbrook began as so many entrepreneurs do: with an idea to improve the world. He dedicated himself to building a business around  that idea, and brought the world a clearer view.

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Is Liability Insurance Enough for a Small Business?

Managing risk can be an important part of building an enduring business. From employees getting injured on the job to an earthquake destroying a warehouse, there are no shortage of costly scenarios for a prudent business owner to imagine. Fortunately, there are insurance products available to help protect your business in nearly any situation. General […]

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Custom Powder Systems: A Young Manufacturing Company Strives to be the Best Place their Employees have Ever Worked

Denise and Dale McIntosh of Custom Powder Systems strive to build the best equipment and culture they can. Read how this young business has landed Fortune 500 customers while still encouraging employees to take risks and make mistakes.

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Getting Your EIN

A nine-digit Employer Identification Number (EIN) is assigned by the Internal Revenue Service for the purpose of identifying a business. Most businesses are required to have EINs to legally operate in the United States, but there are notable exceptions. Does Your Business Need an EIN? The federal government requires any business that has employees to […]

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How to Turn a Hobby into a Home Business

It is the dream of every hobby enthusiast to turn their passion into a home business that can support their lifestyle and family. Learn the three important questions you need to ask yourself first.

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How Much Is Your Sole Proprietorship Worth?

The key to determining the value of a sole proprietorship is in the understanding that your valuation of the business is just an estimate because so much of the company’s success rides on the personality and experience of the owner. Learn more here.

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The Difference Between Business Risk and Financial Risk

The two primary risks that every company has to face on a daily basis are business risk and financial risk, and contrary to common belief, they are not one in the same.

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Securing Capital In A Crunch: What Small Businesses Can Do

Business owners should avoid using personal assets to finance their business. Managing small business credit well in advance of financing needs puts businesses in a favorable position when a need for financing.

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