Starting a business can be intimidating. Finding the right idea, dealing with the financials and getting it up and running successfully add up to more than a standard full-time gig. Simply knowing how to start a business is just the beginning. Business ventures that are lower in risk, however, take some of that worrying out of the equation, so try looking for the cheapest business to start. Enter the "$10,000 or less" business idea.
Fortunately, there are plenty of small businesses you can start that won’t break the bank. The key is to find a business you can start with your current skills and scale without a lot of initial investment. Here are 15 low-cost ideas to start a profitable business.
(By Aja McClanahan)