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The Latest on PPP and Federal Stimulus Relief Efforts

There are important changes to the PPP helping sole proprietors, independent contractors, and self-employed individuals receive more financial support. Read more

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SBA Funding Updates

Bookmark this page to view the latest news on SBA loans, grants, and other funding opportunities. Read more

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New Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans: How to Qualify and Apply

More PPP loans, EIDL grants, Pandemic Unemployment benefits, and other small business relief are coming soon. Here we do our best to explain the legislation that includes a new... Read more

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Cincinnati Chapter #34 Business Briefs

OHIO. SCORE's Business Briefs are (.pdf) files that can be accessed by clicking on the file name. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader or another PDF reader application in order to... Read more

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Exit Your Business on Your Terms

Exiting business, whether voluntarily or involuntarily, requires forethought and focus. Use this eguide to help ensure that you're prepared for whenever you leave your small... Read more

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4-Step Research Plan

March 8, 2021

Choosing the right franchise is important to being successful. Use these four steps to build and adhere to a research plan for selecting a franchise.

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Solidifying Your Financial Plan to Franchise

March 1, 2021

Before you consider a franchise purchase, you need a thorough understanding of your investment level to meet the concept’s financial requirements and obligations. we’ll educate you on the associated costs required to meet your financial obligations to purchase a franchise.

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