Congratulations on deciding to open your own business!
There is a wonderful non-profit organization that will help you with this! And the best part is it's FREE! They will partner you up with a mentor (a retired business professional) and help you with all the steps to start your business. There are local chapters throughout the United States. Visit their site at: www.score.org to find a location near you.
Wishing you much success!
at 5:50 PM on Nov. 11, 2008