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The Silver City Small Business Development Center has agreed to send weekly columns to the Beat. We’re starting with ones that have already been published in the Daily Press.

The opinions do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Grant County Beat.

A Score That Matters: What FICO Means to Small Business Borrowers

By Finance New Mexico

What governs your credit score?

There are five criteria that are used to measure your FICO score. It's important to know what they are and how they are viewed by lending institut-- Continue reading

Seven Steps to Starting Your Own Business, Part 4

Seven Steps to Starting Your Own Business, Part 4

by Candice Landau

Today's article is the last in a series discussing a checklist for starting a business. Steps discussed in previously included evalu-- Continue reading

Seven Steps to Starting Your Own Business, Part III

People are always asking for a list of fundamentals, a checklist they can use to start their own businesses. From your business type to your business model to your physical location, there are so many-- Continue reading

Who pays Gross Receipts Tax, and for what?

Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) can be a real puzzler for a business. Employers and service providers need to know when it is necessary to pay it, and when it is not, in order to be in compliance with New Me-- Continue reading

Seven Steps to Starting Your Own Business, Part 2

Candice Landau

People are always asking for a list of fundamentals, a checklist they can use to start their own businesses. From your business type to your business model to your physical location, th-- Continue reading

One-Day University Comes to WNMU

Back bigger and better than ever this year, the Western Institute for Lifelong Learning (WILL), Western New Mexico University (WNMU), and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are proud to invi-- Continue reading

Seven Steps to Starting Your Own Business, Part 1

Candice Landau

People are always asking for a list of fundamentals, a checklist they can use to start their own businesses. From your business type to your business model to your physical location, th-- Continue reading

Starting a New Business? Here’s What You Can and Can’t Deduct

If you're planning to use your personal savings to launch a new business, you'll be happy to hear that many of the costs you'll incur are tax deductible. Which ones are, and more importantly, which on-- Continue reading

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