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Our top 5 business articles of 2017

Here’s the advice Canadian entrepreneurs are reading

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As an entrepreneur, you’re always on the go, looking for new ways to grow your business. To save you time, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most popular articles.

Whether you want to get a business loan, finance an acquisition or gain a banker’s trust, these articles will help you deal with the challenges of running your company.

1. 7 sources of start-up financing

Putting all your eggs in one basket is never a good business strategy. That’s never more true than when it comes to financing your business. When you diversify your sources of capital, you have a better chance of meeting your company’s specific needs. Here's an overview of most popular financing sources available for your business.

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2. How to write a business plan

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3. How to evaluate a potential business acquisition

Valuing a business is not a simple exercise, nor is it an exact science. Here are some simple tips to help ensure you pay a fair price for your acquisition.

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4. Free guide: How to get a business loan

Here is your step-by-step guide to preparing a winning loan request. This guide helps you understand what bankers look for, how they will assess your request and what you can do to help them say yes, even if you're a first-time borrower.

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5. 9 common mistakes to avoid when starting a business

If you’re like many new entrepreneurs, you’re fired up about your business idea and eager to launch your company. However, it’s common for entrepreneurs to make mistakes when starting a business. Here are some of the most frequent and serious ones to avoid.

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