What are the Challenges of Opening a Thrift Store

  Want to start a business? Be proactive. Opportunities don’t magically appear. It’s important to seek out or create opportunities. Remember that big things start in small ways. Facebook started in a college dorm. Apple computers were brainstormed in a garage in the 1970s. Whether you want to work in a small business or have higher aspirations, opening a thrift store may be the best way to...

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I Should have made Small-Scale Investment Risks (in Myself) long ago

Several years ago, I converted a small academic pension into a decade long annual annuity. I used to be a teacher and an academic adviser many years ago. So, I had a small pension that I could have looked forward to in old age. A mini-retirement nest egg. When I converted my pension into an annuity, the investment and pension company created a contract where I would receive an annual payment for a...

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5 Business Ideas With Low Investment Costs

Are you planning to start a business but do not have that many funds to turn your dreams into a reality? Check out some of these ideas! Not only are many of these jobs lucrative, none of them require much in the way of investment to get you started because they are digital businesses. With a digital business, you can cut many expenses like leasing out a space, utility costs, certain types of equipment...

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