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Karen E. Spaeder is a freelance business writer in Southern California.

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Business News

Pre-Start-Up Checklist

Good idea? Check. Good advice? Check. Congratulations! You're on your way to start-up.

Business Ideas

Starting an In-Home Child-Care Service

Low start-up costs, the joy of working with kids all day...sound good? Then homebased child care could be just your thing.

Business Ideas

Starting a Home Inspection Business

Get trained, get going and get a piece of a multimillion-dollar industry.


Attending a Trade Show

They're easy enough to find. But what do you do to get there?

Business News

Editor's Note

Ford vs. Firestone: Ain't PR grand?


Work From Home--Without Getting Scammed

Don't believe everything you read. Before you invest in an opportunity, make sure it's legit.