Get the information you need to make smart decisions for your business.

Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

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Business To-Do List

An easy to do list for starting a business. Read more

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A Sample Financial Projection Template

This is a helpful template for financial projections. Read more

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Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery

Download SCORE’s templates to help you plan for a new business startup or grow your existing business. Read more

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Financial Projections Template

Download this financial projections template to calculate your small business expenses, sales forecast, cash flow, income statement, break-even analysis & more. Read more

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How to Successfully Start a Business with the SCORE Startup Roadmap

The SCORE Startup Roadmap, sponsored by FedEx, is the perfect tool to start the journey to your new business. Read more

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Preparing for your SCORE Appointment

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Preparing for your appointment is optional, but if you do a little beforehand it greatly enhances the effectiveness of your mentoring session and you maximize the mentor’s ability... Read more

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Viability Assessment Exercise

Article Language: English

Take this assessment after you have viewed the recorded workshop. Read more

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Start your Business: Test the Viability!

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Think you have a great business idea, but don't know how to start?   In this FREE recorded workshop, we will help you understand what is involved to start a business and your... Read more

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11 Ways to Grow a Business Through Volunteer Work

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April 14, 2022,

From building camaraderie to inspiring word-of-mouth referrals, there are several ways that volunteering can help grow your business. 

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Volunteering and Other Ways to Give Back to Your Community

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April 13, 2022,

April is National Volunteer Month making it an excellent time to review your company’s volunteer and other charitable efforts.

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12 Small Business Tax-Saving Strategies

Article Language: English
March 24, 2022,

To help small business owners and entrepreneurs save taxes through legitimate and easy ways, we asked experienced entrepreneurs and financial advisors this question for their best strategies. From hiring family members to implementing HSAs, there are several simple ways that may help you save taxes.

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Why Women Should Start Small Businesses

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March 22, 2022,

Female small business owners have a variety of motivators for starting their business from inspiring other women entrepreneurs to showing others that it is possible to overcome the stigmas associated with women-owned businesses. Read on to see results from a recent survey for women entrepreneurs and women of color in business.

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Modelo de Plan de Negocio para un “Startup"

Idioma del recurso: Español

Un plan de negocio de Startup sirve para varios propósitos. Leer más

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5 Documents Your Business Needs Handy In 2022

Article Language: English
December 21, 2021,

Are you going to start a small business in 2022? Make sure that you have these essential documents prepared.

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5 Tips To Nail Your Small Business Plan

Article Language: English
December 15, 2021,

Learn how to write a business plan using these five simple tips.

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