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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 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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Entrepreneur’s Guide: Starting and Growing a Business in Pennsylvania

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Entrepreneur’s Guide: Starting and Growing a Business in Pennsylvania is a 108 page booklet filled with current information about free services, check lists, helpful tips and... Read more

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The Small Business Rural/Urban Divide Part 2: Hungry for Talent and Technology

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Rural small businesses face greater challenges to economic recovery and are less optimistic about the future compared to their non-rural counterparts, according to new survey data... Read more

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The Small Business Rural/Urban Divide Part 1: Economic Anxiety Persists

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Rural small businesses face greater challenges to economic recovery and are less optimistic about the future compared to their non-rural counterparts, according to new survey data... Read more

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Securing Your Small Business

Article Language: English

While digital transformation offers many benefits, it also comes with many challenges. For instance, investing in technology also increases cybersecurity risks. AI and machine... Read more

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Mutt's Sauce Small Business Journey

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While serving in the US Air Force, Charlie “Mutt” Ferrell, Jr. was known for his homemade, all-purpose sauce. Decades later, his granddaughter Charlynda founded Mutt’s Sauce to... Read more

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The Top 5 Cybersecurity Threats to Small Businesses in 2022

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Learn the top cybersecurity threats to small businesses and helpful tips to protect your business from cybercriminals. Read more

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Inflation & the Economy Part 1: The Economy, Inflation and Pricing

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Getting customers remains the top challenge for small business owners but cash flow, inflation and supply chain disruptions are growing concerns. 30.5% list inflation as a top... Read more

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Inflation & the Economy Part 2: Business Impact and Resolve

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SCORE surveyed small business owners how they’re managing profits, sales and expenses in the current economy, and their response to business challenges to stay profitable. Many... Read more

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Improving Personal and Business Credit

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For both new and existing businesses, access to business loans can be a challenging experience, especially if you’re unaware of the different lenders’ requirements. However, the... Read more

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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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Small Business Jobs Report Part 2: Help Needed for Recovery

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While many businesses still need help for recovery, there is optimism despite COVID-19 challenges. Most businesses are planning to hire in 2021 even though attracting applicants... Read more

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