Laura Roden

Laura Roden’s career in financial services has covered the spectrum from investment management, brokerage, banking and corporate finance to teaching finance and entrepreneurship at the college and graduate school levels. She earned both her undergraduate and MBA degrees from Harvard University, and holds Series 7, 63 and 65 FINRA licenses. She has been a featured speaker on finance topics at the Milken Global Conference, the New York Society of Security Analysts, the Inc 500 conference and the Angel Capital Association as well as many other venues.

Articles by Laura Roden

How to Buy a Franchise

Buying a franchise can be quicker than creating a business from scratch, but it comes with a high initial investment as well as ongoing fees... read more

Can You Get Startup Business Loans with No Money?

It is possible to get startup business loans with no revenue, profits, cash flow or assets. But just because you can get a business loan... read more

How To Get a Liquor License in all 50 States

If you plan to sell alcohol at your business, you’ll need to apply for a liquor license. But getting a liquor license can be complex,... read more

SBA Disaster Loans: What to Know

A natural disaster or emergency can cause a significant disruption in business revenue. The SBA offers disaster loans to help businesses meet expenses and assist... read more

Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks: What’s the Difference?

Trademarks, copyrights and patents are all important tools for protecting the intellectual property of your business, but which one you may need at a specific... read more

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