Nearly a third of small businesses fail within two years and half are gone within five. Only a third are left standing after a decade.
But despite their struggles, small businesses accounted for 65 percent of the new jobs created between 1993 and 2009, according to the SBA. Maybe that's why there are so many resources to help new entrepreneurs—a lot of them free.
"It's stupid to invest money without bothering to invest a little time in checking out free resources," said Stacy Johnson, founder of Money Talks News. Clink the link below to read on for more.