The Best Industries for Starting a Business Right Now

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Financial Planning, Advice, and Investment

Big players like Bank of America and Wells Fargo may champion the financial world, but there is still some room for the little guy. Bolstered by an improved economy, this industry saw an 11 percent increase in sales in 2010, according Sageworks. And as the stock market regains ground, demand for professional financial advice is poised to increase. The industry is growing by about 3 percent this year and 5 percent through 2016, as reported by IBISWorld. Low initial investment costs (mainly personnel) allow easy entry, but in this highly-competitive industry, only the best will thrive. Read more.