Business Structure: How to Choose the Right One for You

This article  is written by Andrew L. Wang and originally appeared on NerdWallet and is shared with with permission. Designing a killer website, prototyping your product, talking your way to your first big order — these parts of starting your business likely stir your entrepreneurial passions. The business structure of your new enterprise? Not so exciting. But…

Your Small Business Should Have Its Own Credit Score

This article  is written by Heather Castle and originally appeared on NerdWallet and is shared with with permission.   By Heather Castle, CFP Learn more about Heather on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor Many people understand the importance of their personal credit score. Most lenders use them to determine who will receive financing opportunities — such as auto…

‘Like Vultures’: Business Owner Explains How He Escaped MCAs

This article  is written by Benjamin Pimentel and originally appeared on NerdWallet and is shared with with permission.   Len Rogers’ business, the Electric Bicycle Super Store, was growing fast — so fast that he decided to move into a much bigger space. It seemed like a necessary step in expanding his operations, but he didn’t realize that…

Personal Finance Tips for Entrepreneurs

This article originally appeared on NerdWallet and is shared with with permission. By Heather Castle, CFP Learn more about Heather on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor  As entrepreneurs, many small-business owners are comfortable taking risks. But their business is often their biggest asset, as well as the largest source of their household’s income, which means it’s especially important…