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The Business Brief

We know you're a jack of all trades...

You’re confident in your area of expertise, the reason you started your business, the thing you want to spend most of your time doing, the area you’ve mastered. But running a business means having to do a lot of other things, too. You may be the President, CEO, bookkeeper, marketer, janitor, and so much more, leaving you to wonder how to keep up with it all. We can’t help you master everything, but we hope to help you move in that direction!

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Taking Care of Business Before Approaching Lenders
Getting a business loan is a little different than getting a personal loan. We've put together eight things to consider before starting that application.
 
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All Work and No Play
Managing your own business has its perks. You’re the boss. The master of your own domain. It’s exhilarating….and exhausting. So like placing your own air mask before assisting others, it’s important to take care of YOU and find a healthy work/life balance.
 
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Tips to Help Seasonal Businesses Stay In the Game Year Round
According to data from the National Federation of Independent Businesses, 1 in 6 businesses have a seasonal component. This means that the bulk of their sales happen during a specific part of the year. So you only have a small time frame to make hay while the sun shines!
 
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Six Steps to Ensuring a Successful Start in Business
There's so much to know when you start your own business, and often times, you're the one wearing all the hats. Take a look at six ways you can get started on the right foot.

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