How To Finance Your Own Business

(NC) Many of us dream about becoming business owners. If you want to turn this vision into a reality, the first step is financing your new business. Check out these four key steps you can start thinking about today:

1. Consider personal financial investment. Be prepared to invest your own capital into your business. Most financing options, including government financing, require you to provide a portion of the investment.

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Get Through Tax Season Stress Free

Tax time can be a hectic part of the year. Fortunately, there’s plenty you can do to get ready. Check out these tips to get through the season without breaking a sweat.

1. Get ready. Everything you need to know to do your taxes, including important due dates, is available here.

2. Do your taxes on time — and online. If you owe taxes, file your return and pay on time to avoid late-filing penalties and interest. If you don’t owe taxes, you should still do your taxes on time to receive your Canada child benefit and GST/HST credit payments without delay. If you’re expecting a refund, it can be in your bank account in as little as eight days if you file online and sign up for direct deposit.

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