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Recommended Resources: Planning Your Business

Starting a new business is a large undertaking. Fortunately, there are numerous excellent resources online and at your finger tips. Read more

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Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery

These tools can be your first step towards small business success. Find business planning, finance, sales, marketing and management templates & guides. Read more

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Business Plan Template for an Established Business

Download our free business plan template for your established business as a Word doc. Read more

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Legal: Fictitious Name of Company NOT Your Name

August 1, 2008,

A fictitious name or DBA, allows your business to operate using a different name. ABC, Inc., my friends' company, was a corporation. Corporations and Limited Liability Companies can transact business under a different name than their official one by filing a DBA that states this company is now operating with this name.

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