Re: What are you Doing to Protect and Grow your Business?
by scottenc, Window Shopper
- Created: March 22, 2010, 2:57 am
- Updated: October 1, 2014, 11:49 am
Hi i dont know were to start i started my business with a thousand dollars, no banks no nothing, i had a boutique of my own skincare and cosmetics with my own lable, also i carried clothing bags ect.. i loved it after raising my boys i was still only in my early fortys so i had to do something they were my life for so long so i reasearch for three years to find my products ,i could also make my cosmetics myself it was so cool, but in 2007 my friend who owned the building i was in and that she also had a business found out she had breast cancer so i ran her business plus my mine but it came to the point she had to sell everything and to my surprise i found out i needed back surgery bad so i had to shut down i felt like some could have put a knife in my heart with at least forty thousand dollars worth of inventory we packed up and had to put away with both of us in tears we had no choice , our recoverys would be long and what money we had would be gone , so today i have healed but i dont know how to start back up no money but i do have inventory but my credit is not great becouse i had fraud and even though it was not my fault and i paid what i owed there was a problem with two cards that said they did not get payment but my bank wrote letters stating they were paid its a mess but i no in time it will clear i have my statements to prove they were paid it seems the good guy always gets stuck , so any way my business thrived on my own money for four years i never had a loan ,but the money is gone i went through about eighty or ninety thousand dollars so what do i do ?i feel lost if you can help that would be great it is funny my husband works my mother who is in her seventies still works becouse she wants to my dad is retired military my son has two degree's and is getting ready for law shcool works for one of the largest firms in sacramento ca and one of my brothers works for homeland sercurity the other two were military but are self employed now, so we have paid our dues has far has taxes ect,,, so please help me if you can it would me so much to me, Marsha
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