March 27, 2020
recession business funding opportunities Credit Suite

Ride the Rapids: Your Essential Guide to Accessing Unique Recession Business Funding Opportunities Related to Coronavirus 

The federal government is working to offer business owners unique recession business funding opportunities for these unique times during the coronavirus pandemic. Some states are following suit. Do you know what's available to you at both the federal and the state level? Read More
April 16, 2019
New Business In Louisiana Credit Suite

How to Set Up a New Business in Louisiana

In Louisiana, business owners and business partners can operate under a fictitious name filing, also known as “Doing Business As” or a DBA. Using such a fictitious name filing, an employer can name the business. And they can operate it under a name different from the owner’s full legal name, the names of business partners, or the name under which the business is officially registered. It is not necessary for a sole proprietor to register a DBA with the state. Read More
April 3, 2019
How To Start A Small Business Credit Suite

Survive the Roller Coaster: Your Essential Guide to How to Start a Business

There are many steps to starting a business.  It is important to start on a firm foundation. Then, when the twists and turns come, you can be safely secured in your seat.  That means ensuring you have a name and EIN, and all the licenses and registrations necessary at each level of government. Also, make sure that you are legally incorporated.   Read More