Meet Our Clients: Anasa Yoga

Anasa Yoga, co-founded by Jean Marie Moore and Katrina Lashea, is a yoga studio and wellness center in Oakland’s Laurel District that welcomes new and experienced practitioners and offers a variety of classes and levels to serve their students’ needs.  Anasa Yoga is proud to create a welcoming and inclusive space that is home to…

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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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