Working for yourself has many great rewards.

It also comes with huge challenges. Starting your own business is more than having a good idea or a willingness to work at least 12 hours a day. You need a good plan and good information.

To run a successful business you need a good plan and plenty of good information. Thankfully, to help a new business get started, there are numerous online resources covering a wide range of topics from very first business-start-up steps to market research and promoting your business.

If you are thinking about becoming an Entrepreneur and you are not sure where to begin your research, we recommend starting at the Canada Business Service Center.

This website provides an excellent Business Start-up Assistant that provides business start-up information from the federal government and the provincial governments. There are also many links to valuable resources from non-governmental organizations.

If you are a business owner looking for financial advice, please contact our office.