Money Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

This article  is written by Dmitriy Fomichenko and originally appeared on NerdWallet and is shared with with permission.   Learn more about Dmitriy on NerdWallet’s Ask An Advisor Entrepreneurs have to wear many hats. One of their key responsibilities is to understand and properly manage their business’s finances. But they must also be careful with how they…

New Year’s Resolution: Monitor Your Credit Score

As we move into 2017, many of us are thinking of ways we can improve our small businesses finances and personal finances.  One tool to help you expand your capacity to access capital, grow your business, and achieve more financial success is to build up your credit score.  Luckily, there are some easy-to-access tools to…

Survey: Civilian Reintegration

CivCom, a new veteran-owned organization that prepares service members and their spouses for civilian jobs after their military service, recently launched a survey to collect veterans’ experiences about their transition from military-to-civilian careers.     Click here to read the full analysis of the survey.  Nearly everyone reported they wished they had started planning earlier,…

Shop Small: Holiday Gift Guide 2016

As you shop for holiday gifts, consider choosing to #shoplocal for some of your gifts.  Buying local has a big impact on our neighborhoods and communities: More tax revenue, for community services like education, road repair, and more, stays in our communities when you shop local Local nonprofits receive 250% more support from local businesses…

Happy Veterans Day

Tomorrow, November 11, is Veterans Day.  We’d like to express our gratitude to veterans of all eras for their service, and recognize the veterans who continue to serve our communities as small business owners.   Across the country, veterans own 2.4 million businesses and in California has the most: 239,422 veteran-owned businesses statewide or 9.8%…