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Feeling Tired and Uninspired at the Salon? Here's How You Can Thrive

Thrive is a call-to-action response to overwhelming evidence of salon professional’s lack of self-care and wellness. Thrive is a response to higher rates of cancers, depression, dermatitis, carpal tunnel, muscle pain and misalignment among salon professionals.

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Get Your Nail Business off the Ground With a Business Plan

A business plan is a roadmap you can use to achieve your goals. Use it to create practical strategies for building your nail business and bringing in clientele.

Click Here: Napkin Finance

Learn how to deal with your business's finances with this easy-to-use website.

Financial Literacy 101: What Every Nail Tech Should Know

According to NAILS’ Big Book 2015-2016, the ultimate goal of most nail techs is opening a salon. Whether you’re working to make your dreams come true or are looking to stretch your total weekly service income, knowing these finance terms can help you build a lucrative future.  

Straight Talk for Salon Professionals

Popular blogger Tina Alberino (“This Ugly Beauty Business” and “Nail Tech Reality Check”) has written the ultimate guide to navigating our industry.

Love the Age You Are: How to Navigate Your Nail Tech Career Through Your 20s, 30s, 40s, and Beyond

Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a seasoned professional, developing a sustainable nail tech career means taking care of your fiscal — as well as physical — well-being.

SBA’s Online Tool Connects Entrepreneurs to Capital

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has launched a first-of-its-kind tool on the federal agency’s website that allows entrepreneurs looking for a small business loan to get matched with an SBA lender.

Easy Money, Square Deal

Square — makers of the popular mobile credit card reader — recently launched a program called Square Capital that can help small businesses using Square get financing.

Run Your Booth Better

Milady’s Booth Renting 101: A Guide for the Independent Stylist is a must-have guide for booth renters looking to start and successfully run a booth rental business.

Funding Your Salon

Before the ribbon cutting, before the first appointment is booked, and before the lights get turned on, you’ve got to find the financial muscle to make this dream come true.