Small Business Basics

On this page you will find a few basic tools, documents, and links to help you start and manage your business. It is by no means comprehensive, but it is useful. When you think about starting a business the first question you should ask yourself is this: Should I take on the risk and start this business?

In order to make a good decision you must identify all risks. Will the return on investment warrant the risks? The process of evaluating risk is simple but time consuming: You must write a business plan.

A simple plan will help you develop the financial projections you need in order to make this decision. After doing your homework, if you determine that starting this business is a good idea your business plan will be invaluable. You just have to implement it!