Archive for October 2020


What to Do About Voter Intimidation and Voting Irregularities

Record numbers of voters are turning in their ballots by mail, in dropboxes, and in person all across the U.S. in what has become a tense and divisive election cycle. […]


The Moving Out of State Checklist

Only around 40 percent of U.S. adults still live in the place they were born, with the average person moving more than 11 times in their lifetime. This translates to […]


Grant Corporate Officers the Authority to Make Binding Decisions

Executives and other high-ranking officers often make important binding decisions on behalf of their company. Depending on the size of the organization and its geographical footprint, it may be impractical […]


Nonprofit Bylaws: Why You Need Them and How to Make Them

Businesses may be structured in different ways, depending on the goals of their founders and officers. Some businesses are structured as non-profits, which means they are intended to further a […]


Should You Form a Non-Profit or a For-Profit Business?

Deciding whether to operate your company as a for-profit or non-profit is a big decision. You have to decide whether your focus will be on helping others or helping yourself. […]


Get Your COVID-19 PPP and EIDL Small Business Loans Forgiven

As the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S., thousands of businesses across the nation were left scrambling to figure out what to do. Some businesses were fortunate enough to qualify and […]


Identity Theft Alert: Don’t Fall Prey to These COVID-19 Scams

Identity thieves often target people who may be experiencing financial difficulties, and are therefore vulnerable to attacks. The economic challenges caused by COVID-19 and the government programs implemented to help […]


Revisit Your Parenting Plan Before the COVID Holiday Season

COVID-19 and the resulting rules and regulations have changed a lot about our way of life. At this point in the pandemic, most divorced or separated parents have worked out […]


November Ballot Measure Adds New Privacy Rights for Californians

On November 3, Californians will get the chance to have their voices heard on data privacy. The current law in place regarding data privacy is the California Consumer Protection Act […]


Some People Aren’t Allowed to Vote and It’s Perfectly Legal

The 2020 General Election is less than a month away and millions of Americans will not be able to cast ballots. Among them, pop icon Britney Spears. Spears, 38, is […]


Operating Agreements: What You Need Before You Start

Operating Agreements may be required when you start a business that will be registered as a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC). Make sure you know what the requirements are in your […]


How to Properly Document Changes to a Lease Agreement

Lease Agreements are supposed to last until the end date given in the agreement, unless it is a month-to-month lease. This is to provide a clear beginning and end date […]


Commercial Leases Most Impacted by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in unprecedented challenges for people in nearly every industry, but the commercial real estate industry has been particularly hard hit. Initially, stay-at-home and shelter-in-place orders […]


Essential Resources for Native American Small Businesses Owners

The American Indian and Alaska Native populations experienced strong growth between 2000 and 2010, increasing by 39% according to the 2010 U.S. Census. While strong population growth is a good […]


Focus on Financial Planning: Power of Attorney for Finances

Sound financial planning generally includes budgeting, minimizing bad debt, creating wealth, and building a nest egg for retirement. The complexity of these efforts depends on many factors, including the extent […]


Focus on Financial Planning: Living Trust

If you’ve taken the time to create a household budget, build an emergency savings fund, and plan for your retirement, then you’re off to a great start. However, your financial […]


Focus on Financial Planning: Estate Planning for Individuals

If you’re single with no kids, you may not have thought much about your estate. After all, what difference does it make if you don’t have a spouse or children […]


Focus on Financial Planning: Estate Planning for Married Couples

Estate planning is for people who want to plan out, in advance, how they would like their assets distributed and managed after death. It’s also an important part of an […]


Essential Resources for Women-Owned Small Businesses

More than $1.9 trillion in revenue, and 9.4 million workers contribute to the more than 13 million women-owned businesses across the United States. This data comes from the National Women’s […]


2020 Voter Checklist: Be Informed and Be Prepared

Regardless of your political views, you most likely view the 2020 General Election on November 3rd as one of the most crucial in our nation’s history. There is a lot […]