Negotiate Your Lease

We often ask our clients, “what do you wish you would have known as you were starting that you know now?”  Our clients at The Port Bar recommend negotiating a good lease.  We’ve heard from many of our clients how important their lease agreements are for the success of their businesses.  Here are some tips…

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Your Small Business Should Have Its Own Credit Score

This article  is written by Heather Castle and originally appeared on NerdWallet and is shared with with permission.   By Heather Castle, CFP Learn more about Heather on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor Many people understand the importance of their personal credit score. Most lenders use them to determine who will receive financing opportunities — such as auto…

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Meet Our Clients: Tertulia Coffee

Tim Sanchez, a decorated Navy veteran, formed his love for coffee during his time as a tech startup co-founder in 1999.  “I told my wife that when I grow up I wanted to open a high-end cafe featuring really great coffee,” remembers Tim.  After his most recent deployment in Afghanistan, Tim decided it was time…

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Tax resources for your small business

In preparation for Tax Day, we pulled a few articles about small business taxes to help you prepare.   Intuit’s April Maguire: New Small Business? 5 Things To Know About Federal Income Taxes This article is worth the quick read.  Here are the five topics they covered: Your legal entity affects your tax burden You…

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