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Homebased Biz v2.0

Even in today's economy, we may be in for a homebased boom. So what are you waiting for?

This story appears in the May 2001 issue of

Economic indicators are pointing toward a downturn, start-ups are on the wane, and investors are avoiding dotcoms like a bad cliché. Nobody in their right mind would start a homebased business now, right? Well, not exactly. First-quarter layoffs left many highly skilled people out of work, and congressional legislation passed earlier this year makes it easier for small-business owners to secure government loans. So don't scrap your home office plans just yet; a self-employment boon may be just around the corner.


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