Before You Quit Your Day Job to Start a Business

| February 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

An increasing number of people are thinking of quitting their day jobs to start their own businesses, preferably at home. A home business is seen as their path towards achieving their dreams of economic security, more free time, a healthier or more productive lifestyle, and a chance to be closer to family and friends.

If you are presently working as a full-time employee, and planning to start your very own home business, here are several ways to ease yourself from full time employee to entrepreneur.

  • Thoroughly prepare for your planned business endeavor.
  • Research, research and research.
  • Save six months to two years of living expenses.
  • Find the money needed to start the business.
  • Make sure that you have health insurance coverage.
  • Clean up your credit.
  • Join trade and professional organizations.
  • Know the legal requirements for your business.
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