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i have 15,000.00 usd for a business. I have no idea what to do, just tired of punching a time clock. any ideas

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Harry & Sally Vaishnav
Angel Business Advisors
President
Oakland County, MI

Jason

Don made a very good point. 15K is not much of capital to start a business. You might want to partner up with someone who can invest more capital; while you provide you sweat equity. I have written several articles on how to go about this. You can find them at http://www.angelbusinessadvisors.com/blog/?s=partnership

Jun 11, 2010
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Monmouth County, NJ

Avi: Instead of answering every single post on this board, why don't you post with a detail description of what you have to offer.

Jun 10, 2010
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Avi Global Trade

Hi Jason! I have a very interesting investment opportunity for you from one of my clients. Please contact me at helloavi@gmx.ch and I will send you the details. Best regards Avi

Jun 10, 2010
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Ritch & Associates
Henderson County, NC

My first advice would be to be very careful! I am a consultant in mergers and aquisitions and would love to chat with you about the options I can provide.

Feb 24, 2010
Mark Heatherly
Home Improvement Specialties
owner
Alachua County, FL

I have an existing business needing funds in order to upgrade business to take on more clientel. I could easily provide you with a ROI of 50% in 1 year.
You can reach me at mheatherly3@gmail.com

Feb 23, 2010
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Robert Gregory Business Brokers
Travis County, TX

Jason, I have the perfect great business for you. You can earn 60k to 200k part-time from your home. Keep punching that clock for an additional 4 months until your business income surpasses your job income. Call me or email me at robert@robertgregory.net. Take care.

Feb 16, 2010
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how about a cake shop? it looks like fun on tv and it is 80 hours of training and 4000.dollars would cover complete retail set up. For 6.00 worth of ingredients turns into at least 30.00 cake. shaped cakes sell for 90.00 up. We can do all the training.,for 800.00 and finance that. good luck

Feb 13, 2010
Jon Holmquist
Edgemaster Model 400 sharpener
President
Marion County, OR

Hello Jason, have you checked out our web site yet. We might be just what you are looking for.
Take a look and let me explain all the good points after being in several businesses myself.
Click Edgemaster Mobile Sharpening and see all the sites you can visit. then check the site.
Thanks, Jon at EMS.

Jan 18, 2010
Andrew Rogerson
Rogerson Business Services
Certified Business Broker
Sacramento County, CA
Premium Broker

My initial suggestion would be for you to learn as much as you can so you invest your $15K wisely. I have written some books - one called Successfully Buy Your Business:Expert Advice from a Business Broker is available from Amazon for about $22.00. if you want to see the Table of Contents of the book for free, visit my website www.Andrew-Rogerson.com. Don't jump in too soon with only $15K as that money will disappear fast in creating a legal entity, getting advice from an accountant on the financial records of a suitable business etc. If you buy an existing business, don't forget you need working capital to stay in business. Good luck.

Jan 18, 2010
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The BAF Group LLC
MD

$15k is not much for buying a business; you will need to be extremely careful in your selection. Partnering is definitely something to consider.

Keep in mind that the biggest, single error that destroys businesses of all sizes, is the lack of Capital to keep it going! The Price may not be as big a consideration as the Capital to support your first 6 to 18 months of operation.

Jan 18, 2010
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Jason, I have two in that price range that might interest you if you want to go that route. You could also partner with someone in an ongoing business or make an investment. Stick with something you have some knowledge in or an interest. Also, you may want to get a mentor, accountant or attorney to assist you if you have questions. Good Luck, Michelle Goebel at mgoebel9@gmail.com

Jan 18, 2010

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