The Accidental Business 1

The Accidental Business

By Gael Hees, Special to bizNEVADA Sometimes successful businesses just happen, and for Dida Clifton, owner of The Office Squad, it was a matter of developing her past training and experience into a profession. “I started my company as a part-time bookkeeper from home when my husband was still active duty Air Force,” said Clifton.…

Opendoor Raises $300 Million

Opendoor Raises $300 Million

Opendoor raises $300 million on a $3.8 billion valuation amid strong investor interest March 20, 2019 – Las Vegas, NV – On Wednesday morning, Opendoor announced new business metrics and $300 million in follow-on equity financing to continue to fuel growth, build new products and integrate services for customers. TechCrunch, which first had the story, https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/20/opendoor-raises-300m-on-a-3-8b-valuation-for-its-home-marketplace/ cited sources who…

Home Loan Review

How to Avoid Overpaying for Your Mortgage

by Jeremy Thuveson Buying a new home can be very exciting. However the mortgage process can be overwhelming; seeing the paperwork and numbers that cause stomachs to drop, coining the phrase “sign your life away.” Some may concede in negotiating, others do not know they can. Generally, people want to be in their new home…

Gina Bongiovi

The Care and Feeding of Your Business

By: Gina Bongiovi, special to bizNEVADA To Incorporate or Not to Incorporate? Let’s begin with discussing whether it makes sense to form an entity at all. If you print business cards and attend networking events, you are automatically acting as a sole proprietor. (You still need proper business licensing, but that’s a topic for another…

Hitting The Reset Button On Your Workplace Security

Hitting The Reset Button On Your Workplace Security

 by K.J. Smith, Special to bizNEVADA Stripped from the headlines on a daily basis are stories of workplace violence. Things have gotten so bad with enraged employees that active shooter training for corporations is becoming as common as customer service workshops. Although these events draw the biggest attention, there is an older and more prevalent…

10 Steps to Start Your Business

10 Steps to Start Your Business

Special to bizNEVADA   Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, and completing a series of legal activities.   Conduct market research. Market research will tell you if there’s an opportunity to turn your idea into a successful business. It’s a way to gather information about potential customers and businesses already operating in…

2018 Taxes

Preparing your 2018 Taxes

What you should know about the changes in the Tax Law    By Brent Forbush, Special to bizNEVADA The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) contains a treasure trove of tax breaks for businesses. Here are the most important changes in the new law that will affect businesses and their owners. New 21% corporate tax…

Commercial Insurance

How To Weather The Worst Of Storms In Your Business

 by Scott Menath, Special to bizNEVADA Many people watched the news with horror as Hurricane Michael swept through Florida and Georgia last month. How could anyone defend themselves against this threat?   The impact of the hurricane’s sustained 155 miles per hour winds was almost complete in its devastation of Mexico Beach, a shoreline community…

Direct mail delivers proven results! 1

Direct mail delivers proven results!

by Bill Houghton While I recognize the USPS continues to take a beating to their reputation and I hear many times weekly, that ‘print is dead’, the evidence and behaviors of Americans, even youngest adults, tell a completely different story! Mail gets results! People check their mailboxes almost daily and even if they sort their…