Author: Emily

As a consultant I have many clients ask me how to apply for or qualify for a business loan. Most banks and lending institutions that deal with start-up businesses ask the following questions and require the following information when reviewing a loan application. The Owner or Officer Character...

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) will be accepting applications for the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) starting March 6th.  There are $68.3 million in tax credits available during this application period for businesses that are expanding (or continuing on) and adding...

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released the new Form I-9 which requires all employers to use the new form as of January 22, 2017.   Previous versions of the I-9 form that have expired shall no longer be used. The USCIS has indicated...

Mar. 10, 11, 17, 18 @ 7:30 pm Mar. 12, 19 @ 2:30 pm San Jacinto Campus Theatre 1499 N. State St., 92583 The San Jacinto Campus Performing Arts Department is proud to present the 1997 off-Broadway hit and 2014 Tony-nominated revival, Violet, for two weekends starting on March...

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a dangerous gas that you cannot smell, taste or see. Breathing in carbon monoxide can displace the oxygen in your blood, causing carbon monoxide poisoning. Severe cases of carbon monoxide poisoning can be deadly. The stages of carbon monoxide poisoning produce...

As a business consultant I get the opportunity to meet and discuss a multitude of business issues with clients. All of them are interesting, some of them are challenging, and some of them could have been addressed earlier if the business owner had taken the...

Over the last ten years I have had the opportunity to consult with a large number of clients that have wanted to look into starting their own business. A common question I often get asked “What type of business should I start?” These clients struggle...

Now may be a good time to consider an SBA 504 Refinance for "Owner Occupied" Commercial Real Estate. The Commercial Real Estate Economic Development (CREED) Act which reinstated and made permanent, the SBA 504 debt refinance program creates a great opportuning for small businesses. SBA...

Some business owners might say their schedule is demanding enough at the moment, and the thought of adding one more activity to their busy calendar is unbearable. So why should they try to cram time into their already hectic schedules to join and actively participate in...