Cornwall & The Counties Community Futures Development Corporation

Is Going Into Business for You?

Tuesday September 1st, 2015

Going into business or electing to be self-employed is a serious decision. It requires devotion and sacrifice – and it generally commands significant investment of energy, time, and perseverance. To be painfully blunt, business isn’t for everyone, while for others it’s natural. Before rushing into business, most of us are well served to begin the […]

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Business Communication & Productivity Tips

Thursday August 13th, 2015

With the broad array of articles and self-help books available to us today, it may hardly seem necessary for the C&C CFDC to contribute to the existing fanfare around effective business communication and productivity. Truth of the matter though, is that much of today’s writings are geared to already successful people who are rulers of […]

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Landing the Job Offer

Monday June 15th, 2015

Being self-employed or going into business isn’t for everyone – in fact, most are more comfortable with getting a job. In the current economy, this may not be as simple as it sounds; particularly for young people and for those looking to replace a pre-existing management job or career. The process of landing a job […]

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The Basics of Lending

Tuesday June 2nd, 2015

As is the case with banks and financial institutions, there are many criteria that the Cornwall and The Counties Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC) examines when an individual or business makes application for a business loan or equity investment. Don’t be discouraged; the intent is not to discuss them all here, but rather, to provide […]

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Forms of Corporate Structure

Often overlooked or disregarded when deciding to start or alter a business, it is important to ponder seriously, and to determine what business structure or form of organization best suits your needs – both for the immediate, and the more distant future as circumstances permit. While the structure of your business will depend in large […]

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