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6 Time Management Tips For Small Business Owners

Time is the most valuable resource in growing your small business. Unfortunately, a lot of business owners struggle with time management. They try to accomplish so much in a short amount of time that it affects their productivity and results in mental burnout. And that’s why good time management is important. Not only will it …

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The True Cost of Financing from Alternative Lenders

If you need access to quick working capital, your best bet is to turn to Alternative Lenders. Small business owners can easily work with online lenders to access a variety of business financing. This post will outline the types of alternative lenders currently operating in the Canadian market, their advantages and disadvantages, and how much …

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Small Business Financing in Canada – Part 4: Private Investors

Welcome to Part 4 of our series on small business financing in Canada. This week, we’ll cover Private Investors. In case you missed the other parts, we’ve already covered Crowdfunding and Government Grants, and The Banks. Today, we’ll discuss different types of private investors and whether they are viable sources of financing for owners looking to grow …

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Small Business Financing in Canada – Part 3: The Banks

Welcome back to our coverage on small business financing in Canada. This week, we’ll cover an option most people are familiar with: The Banks. In case you missed them, we’ve already covered Crowdfunding and Government Grants. In Canada, we are fortunate to have a large and stable financial system. Globally, the Canadian banking system is considered one …

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3 Ways to Start Planning Now for the Ontario Minimum Wage Increase

If you haven’t heard about the minimum wage hike in Ontario, you haven’t heard about the biggest wage hike in the province’s history. By January 1st 2018, the minimum wage is planned to go up to $14, and by Jan 1, 2019, $15. It’s at $11.40 today, which means over the next 2 years the …

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Small Business Financing In Canada – Part 2: Government Grants

Welcome to Part 2 of our Small Business Financing in Canada series. Last week we covered crowdfunding. Another financing source which can help you launch, grow, and scale a business is government grants. Today, we’ll provide an overview of some of the options and important details to keep in mind as you begin your search …

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Small Business Financing in Canada – Part 1: Crowdfunding

It’s hard to keep track of the many options for financing a business. We often hear business owners asking what type of financing is available in Canada – and which one is most suited to their needs? We wanted to help provide some clarity into the options that are out there. The environment is complex, …

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