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Top 5 business articles of 2018

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Every business is different, but no matter the company some challenges remain the same: Building a solid business plan, managing your finances and making the right deals are common challenges for all entrepreneurs.

Our most popular articles of 2018 can help you achieve your goals, whether it’s launching a new business, financing growth or dealing with adversity.

1. How to avoid common mistakes when building your business plan

Your business plan is an invaluable management tool that helps you set clear objectives and describes how you'll achieve them. Here are a few areas where you should be particularly vigilant in building your plan.

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2. What’s your business worth?

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3. 4 ways to assess your business performance using financial ratios

Financial ratios are a common way to analyze your financial health and identify how it might be improved. Although there are different terms for different ratios, they fall into four basic categories.

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4. 7 deadly sins in borrowing money for your business

Getting a business loan can be the fuel that drives your company’s growth. But the wrong loan at the wrong time risks jeopardizing your company’s future. Make sure the loan is right for you by avoiding these seven common mistakes.

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5. Commercial real estate acquisition: 5 tips for success

Buying real estate is a costly undertaking, and business owners need to exercise due diligence every step of the way. So what makes a successful commercial real estate acquisition? Here are five tips that can help.

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