Should I become an entrepreneur?
Do I have what it takes?

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Do you dream of owning your own business? Whether you are a recent graduate, mid-career, or recently retired and looking for a new adventure, there are many rewards to being an entrepreneur. Not sure where to start? Island Advance has resources and tools to help you get started.

What are the best business ideas
What Are The Best Business Start-Up Ideas

So, you want to start up a new business. You feel like you’re ready to take on the challenge. Now all you need is that great idea.

There are lots of good business start-up ideas, and a quic


5 Questions: Are you ready to be an entrepreneur?
5 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Business

Seriously considering starting your own business? Congratulations. Even bringing yourself to this point takes courage. Embarking on self-employment can be a frightening step. But like most decision


Managing risk to reap the rewards
Do I Have to Risk Everything To Start a Business?

“The biggest risk is not taking any risk … In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.”

– Mark Zuckerberg, founder a


Entrepreneur Quiz
Entrepreneur Quiz: Do I Have What It Takes

Not everyone is suited to take on business ownership.  Being an entrepreneur is not just a job - it is a lifestyle choice.  It has great advantages, but it also requires some sacrifices.



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