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How to Choose Your ROBS Funding Service Provider

One of the biggest concerns of most entrepreneurs is how to find the funding they need to start or scale a business. Rollover as Business Startup funding, better known as ROBS funding, is a popular option for many business owners, giving them a way to capitalize on...

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How to Start a Business in 2021 Debt-Free

Everyone associates entrepreneurship with hard work and oftentimes, debt. For many small business owners just starting out, this is probably the case. While hard work may be unavoidable, there is a funding solution that can help ease financial burdens. What’s the...

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How to Support Veteran-Owned Businesses

November is National Veteran and Military Families month. It’s a good reminder of the sacrifice not just of our enlisted service personnel but also the families that support them. Speaking of support, how can we show our appreciation for the people that serve and...

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Top Business Ideas for Veterans This Year

Veterans hold a special place in the hearts of the Benetrends family. We’ve helped countless heroes with the small business lending boost they needed to launch or expand their dream of entrepreneurship. While acclimating to civilian life can be hard, having the focus...

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Top Work-at-Home Businesses for 2021

Working from home has become the new normal. Prior to the pandemic, there was a growing number of at-home workers along with freelance entrepreneurs. But since March 2020, companies that had previously waded into remote working environment have adjusted to keep their...

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4 Small Business Lending Trends to Watch in 2021

Small companies have a big impact on the U.S. economy. Business Insider says small companies make up 99 percent of all private sector businesses and they employ 60 percent of all the workers in the country. These companies are particularly vulnerable to cash flow...

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Business Unusual: 7 Unique Ventures to Consider in 2021

Do you want to be an entrepreneur? Join the crowd; in the United States alone more than 627,000 businesses launch every year. There’s something about the risk and reward that comes with entrepreneurship that remains attractive to many. Maybe it’s that we own a piece...

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9 Tech Tools Your Small Business Needs to Scale

For entrepreneurs, any tool that helps do the job easier is a welcome addition. Choosing where to invest tech budget dollars and time to learn the applications are key decisions.   As seen in the recent post, "Get Up and Grow: The Small Business Guide...

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5 Best Business Ideas for 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic presented a flurry of challenges, from finding small business funding, short-term business closures, quarantines, and mask-wearing to sharp declines in storefront traffic and more.   So there is no doubt that many entrepreneurs threw in...

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