Year: 2015

Going into business with your family

Family Business, Family run business
April 15, 2015

According to the Harvard Business School, more than half of the businesses in the U.S. are family-owned and operated.

Why you should incorporate your yacht

April 14, 2015

Yacht owners have a number of reasons to establish an independent legal entity.

Choosing a registered agent

April 14, 2015

If you’re ready to incorporate your company somewhere other than your home state you will probably need to hire a registered agent.

How much stock does my corporation need? [Video]

April 13, 2015

If you are a new business owner you might be wondering: "How much stock do I really need and what is 'par value'?"

2 pitfalls new entrepreneurs must avoid

April 13, 2015

Starting a new business can feel a little like gambling. Fortunately, with the right strategies and good advice you can take a lot of the chance out of the process.

What is an EIN and why do I need it? [Video]

April 06, 2015

An Employer Identification Number is used to identify a business entity.

Critical questions your business plan should answer

Business Plan image
March 30, 2015

For the first few years after you start a company your business plan will serve a roadmap for your enterprise.

What’s in a company name? [Video]

March 30, 2015

What's in a name? As you might expect, quite a lot.

Now is a great time to start a business

March 24, 2015

Small and medium-sized businesses are the bedrock of our domestic economy but it can still be difficult to know when to start a business.

Do you have to register your business in multiple states?

March 23, 2015

If you conduct business in multiple states you may be required to register there.