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Rising to the Occasion: How to Master Your Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch in 5 Steps

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Quick: Tell me what your business does in under a minute and a half. Can you do it? Probably not—for one of two reasons. First, we can’t hear you. And second, you may not have nailed down your entrepreneur elevator pitch yet.   Continue reading “Rising to the Occasion: How to Master Your Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch in 5 Steps”

Paycheck Protection Program: How to Apply for a Forgivable Loan During COVID-19

Updated 6/5/2020 to reflect the passage of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act.

Does your small business need financial assistance as a result of the coronavirus pandemic? If so, one of the biggest federal initiatives for small businesses is the Paycheck Protection Program. Continue reading “Paycheck Protection Program: How to Apply for a Forgivable Loan During COVID-19”

I’m Self-employed With No Employees. What COVID-19 Help Can I Get?

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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) provide relief options for businesses and workers. A number of these measures provide help for self-employed individuals without employees, too.  Continue reading “I’m Self-employed With No Employees. What COVID-19 Help Can I Get?”

Straight Facts—No Fluff—About the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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The first coronavirus bill, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), was signed into law on March 18, 2020. The FFCRA offers a number of relief measures for businesses and individuals impacted by COVID-19. The bill’s effects expire on December 31, 2020. Continue reading “Straight Facts—No Fluff—About the Families First Coronavirus Response Act”