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Capitalizing home-based business

Where can I get the money to start a home-based business? 
Here are a few ideas to explore once you have determined how much money you will need:

- Use personal funds such as savings accounts, money markets accounts, etc.

- Sell some assets: a car, boat, property, etc. that you could do without.

- Get a home equity line of credit; it's easier to get a small line-of-credit than a small business loan.

- Borrow from a family member who is looking to invest in your future.

- Use personal credit cards to make business purchases.

- Once you get revenue from customers going, that cash flow and any profits contribute to your working capital. 
Brain Trust contributor: Co-Author of The 30 Second Commute
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