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Should You Rent, Own or Lease Your Business Headquarters?

Should you own or lease your commercial business space? As a small business owner, you’ve become a pro at problem-solving: from managing your cash flow to hiring the right staff to finding financing.…

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Starting a business in pandemic times: PART 1 – Adapt to new realities

Starting a business in pandemic times — PART 1: Adapt to a new normal Welcome to the first article of a three-part series on what it takes to start a…

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Starting a business in pandemic times: PART 2 – Choosing the Right Funding

Starting a business in pandemic times: PART 2 – Choose the right funding Welcome to the second article in a three-part series on what it takes to start a business…

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Starting a business in pandemic times: PART 3 – Strategies for landing your loan

Starting a business in pandemic times: PART 3 – Get your loan approved Welcome to the third article in a three-part series on what it takes to start a business…

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Sole proprietor vs partnership vs incorporate: which is best for your business?

Sole proprietor, partnership, or corporation? Ways to structure your small business There’s nothing quite like being your own boss. Understandably, when you’re launching your business, the structure you choose may not…

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Is your business ready for the surge in online shopping?

The pandemic has prompted an online shopping boom. Global retail e-commerce traffic reached a record 22 billion monthly visits in June of 2020, according to the data site Statista, with demand for…

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Need money fast for your business? Here’s how to get it

4 ways to fix your business cash flow problems At any moment your business could need fast access to working capital, especially in uncertain times. A survey from the Canadian Federation of…

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It’s not all doom and gloom: How certain businesses are thriving during COVID-19

Small business secrets to thriving during a pandemic The Canadian economy may have declined due to COVID-19, but some companies are staying positive. In fact, 77% of Canadian small business…

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6 ways to improve cash flow

Getting through the COVID-19 crisis in good shape means taking full control of your income and expenses.  It also means making any changes necessary to keep your business afloat now…

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Let’s give credit to small business

Do you give credit the credit it deserves? If you’re planning to start your own business, or even grow your existing one, credit can be instrumental to your success. And…

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All about small business accounts

As a small business owner, you probably encounter a lot of overlap between your business and personal finances. At first glance, it may seem simpler to just have one bank…

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How to manage your business’s cash flow

As a small business owner, you’re managing cash coming in and out of your business all day. From the smallest transaction to your monthly storefront rent payment, you need to…

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