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In spite of what people see on television or hear from friends, the fact is there is no government agency or private foundation handing out free money to start small businesses,... Read more

Break-Even Analysis

Break-Even Analysis Read more

12 Month Profit and Loss Projection

12 Month Profit and Loss Projection Read more

Library of Business Articles Resource Page

Click the button above to go to the Library of Business Articles page. Read more

Additional Resources

In addition to the handouts provided on this web site, the Greater Knoxville SCORE office at 530 South Gay Street, Suite 224, has the following resource materials:  These are... Read more

Catalog of Federal Assistance

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance is a government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities that... Read more


Research (SBIR) Program SBIR is a highly competitive program that encourages small business to explore their technological potential, and provides incentive for them to profit... Read more

Business Loan Options

The Federal Small Business Administration (SBA) does not directly fund loans. They are a government agency guarantor for loans that are made by the lending agency. This allows... Read more

Loan Qualification

Can I Qualify for a Loan? Whether you’re applying for a micro-loan, SBA loan, or traditional bank loan, there are factors that improve your ability to obtain financing. Do you... Read more

Credit Scoring

Understanding “Credit Scoring” Credit scoring is a system used by banks and other lending institutions to help them determine whether to give you credit. Under this system, a... Read more

ABCs of Borrowing

All businesses, no matter what size, need to raise money at some time. Small business owners may be able to dip into their personal savings or borrow money from friends. More... Read more


PASS and PESS are SSI work incentives — rules that determine how your Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits will be affected when you prepare for and go to work. They are... Read more