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How to Register a Business Name in 6 Steps

Learn how to register your business name and avoid potential problems down the road.

What to Know if Your Teen Wants to Start a Business

Review the legal requirements and financial commitment of starting a business with your teen to help them get their idea off the ground.

How to Turn Your Hobby Into a Business

As you consider generating income from a hobby or passion project, make sure there’s a market for your business and that you’re prepared for a long-term commitment.

What Is a Location-Independent Business & How to Set One Up

Running a location-independent business so you can conduct your business anywhere may be your dream, but there’s a lot of planning that goes into it. Here are seven steps you should take first.

How to Get a Contractor License

General contractor licensing requirements vary by state, but many states' standards include showing industry experience, financial stability and specialized training.

How to Open a Retail Store

If you're looking to open a retail store, here are a few important factors that you'll need to keep in mind.

Starting a Nonprofit: Guide for Founders

When you’re starting a new nonprofit organization, there are many aspects you should consider, including your mission, proposed budget and how you plan to fundraise.

How to Create a Pitch Deck That Will Set Your Company Apart

Learn how to create a pitch deck that will present your company in the best light possible.

Business Success Tips for Older Entrepreneurs

While older business owners might struggle in some areas, their years of experience can offer fruitful benefits in the startup world. Here are seven tips for older entrepreneurs.

How to Run a Business Without Employees

Automate, outsource and focus: Running a business without employees can be done with the right strategy and approach.