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Little Known Ways to Business Success

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

Little Known Ways to Business Success

Are there processes and elements of your business that don’t perform as well as they could, but you hang on to them just because they’re familiar and comfortable? In this week’s two-minute tip, Tisha illustrates how you can make your business life easier by examining systems that could be made to work better if you’d just give them a chance.

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2-Minute Tip: College Entrepreneurs and Gas

Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

2-Minute Tip: College Entrepreneurs and Gas

The most common question at college career fair was: What legal structure should a college graduate have for his/her new business? Discover Tisha’s surprising response in this week’s two-minute tip. She also provides you with a valuable analogy every business owner needs to hear about their relationship to money.

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How to Search Trademarks for Free

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

How to Search Trademarks for Free

Save yourself time and money by conducting trademark searches before your register your trademark. If you apply for a trademark and it’s rejected because someone else already registered it – you don’t get your application fees back. Hundreds, sometimes thousands, of dollars with nothing in return. Don’t get tricked into paying for a basic trademark search.** Watch this week’s two-minute tip to find out how you can do the search yourself for free. **We also recommend getting legal help for more in-depth searching (after...

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2-Minute Tip: How to Create the Perfect Arbitration Clause (and why you may not want it)

Posted by on Jul 18, 2017 in General, legal explanations | 0 comments

2-Minute Tip: How to Create the Perfect Arbitration Clause (and why you may not want it)

Arbitration is an alternative to litigating your case in court. Sounds good, but an improperly written arbitration clause could land you in court anyway. This week Tisha tells you how you can draft the perfect arbitration clause, but also lets you know why arbitration may not be right for small businesses.

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2-Minute Tip: Why You Shouldn’t Pay for a Registered Agent

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in General, legal explanations | Comments Off on 2-Minute Tip: Why You Shouldn’t Pay for a Registered Agent

2-Minute Tip: Why You Shouldn’t Pay for a Registered Agent

In all 50 states LLC’s and corporations are required to have a registered agent. Why is it a legal requirement that your business have a Registered Agent? Should you pay for a Registered Agent? Watch this week’s 2-minute tip and find out.

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2-Minute Tip: Building Your Business Credit

Posted by on Jun 6, 2017 in General, legal explanations | Comments Off on 2-Minute Tip: Building Your Business Credit

2-Minute Tip: Building Your Business Credit

Do you know how much your business credit depends on your personal credit? Do you have a banker you can discuss it with? In the age of online banking a lot of us don’t have many dealings with our bankers anymore, but it could be beneficial to you and your business if you make your business banker your business BFF. Find out more about building up your business credit and working with your business banker in this week’s two-minute...

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2-Minute Tip: Which is Best: LLC or S Corp?

Posted by on May 30, 2017 in General, legal explanations | Comments Off on 2-Minute Tip: Which is Best: LLC or S Corp?

2-Minute Tip: Which is Best: LLC or S Corp?

What’s the best way to structure your business? Selecting an LLC? Deciding on an S Corp? Confused? Maybe the choices are easier than you think! Get a better understanding of it all, including some guidance on how to decide which tax structure is right for you, in this week’s two-minute tip.

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2-Minute Tip: Why Lawyers Are So Expensive

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in General, legal explanations | Comments Off on 2-Minute Tip: Why Lawyers Are So Expensive

2-Minute Tip: Why Lawyers Are So Expensive

You work hard for your money. Is it worth the price to have your legal situation reviewed by a lawyer? Have you ever asked your lawyer: “Can you just skim this document and tell me if it’s okay to sign?” In this week’s two-minute tip, Tisha explains the effect of skimming a document using chopped cashews. Yes, cashews. You’ll be amazed at what a difference a comma can...

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2-Minute Tip: Do These Jeans Make Me Look Fat?

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in General, legal explanations | Comments Off on 2-Minute Tip: Do These Jeans Make Me Look Fat?

2-Minute Tip: Do These Jeans Make Me Look Fat?

I found this stack of jeans that no longer fit. Do these jeans make me look fat? Absolutely. The last time they fit with any level of comfort was, like, a decade ago. And, I’m not exaggerating when I say a decade ago! So why ask the question? Here’s the bigger question: What do these jeans have to do with your business? Watch the video to find out.

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2-Minute Tip: It Only Takes 10 Seconds to Protect Yourself from Credit Fraud

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in General, legal explanations | Comments Off on 2-Minute Tip: It Only Takes 10 Seconds to Protect Yourself from Credit Fraud

2-Minute Tip: It Only Takes 10 Seconds to Protect Yourself from Credit Fraud

All of those pre-screened, pre-approved credit offers you get in the mail may not be damaging your credit score, but each one is an opportunity for an identity thief to tap the valuable credit score you’ve spent years accumulating. In this week’s two-minute tip, Tisha shows you how you can protect yourself and turn off these offers for a full five years in only 10 seconds. Seriously – It only takes 10...

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