Need Financial Guidance?
These free resources can help.
Many business owners feel financially isolated when they start abusiness. They can't afford to seek paid professional advice,and they often don't know where to turn for help in putting outfinancial fires. Here are three free resources that can provideinvaluable financial guidance to new business owners:
- Your banker: Even if you aren't borrowing money tostart your business, get to know a loan officer where you have yourchecking account. Meet periodically to discuss the financialdirection of your venture.
- Other business owners: Make time to network with otherbusiness owners, regardless of whether or not they're in thesame field.
- Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE): Thisnational organization is a volunteer entity set up for the solepurpose of helping new entrepreneurs succeed.
Excerpted from Start Your Own Business: The Only Start-Up GuideYou'll Ever Need