Anyone who has worked in the financial industry will tell you that the old saying about becoming a millionaire is entirely true: The easiest way to make a million dollars is to start with a billion. Unfortunately, most startup founders don’t have access to a trust fund of that size—or of any size at all—and they have to find other ways to cover the bare necessities while getting their company off the ground. … [Read more...] about Shares 3 Tips for Entrepreneurs Who Still Have a Day Job
If you want to take out a small business loan to get your company off the ground, chances are the bank will ask for a personal guarantee. When you sign a personal guarantee, you are essentially putting your own assets up as collateral in case your business cannot pay back the debt. Inc. reminds readers that this might include property, home equity or other investments. … [Read more...] about 3 Tips for Protecting Yourself
Are you about to negotiate a sports, entertainment , or employment contract? You may already know that contract negotiations are financially and legally complicated, so how would you know if you’re getting a fair deal? … [Read more...] about How to Choose a Contract Lawyer in California
With Kevin Durant stunning the NBA with his exit from the Oklahoma City Thunder and defection to the Golden State Warriors, it seemed like a good time to take a look at contract negotiations in sports. Recently, a professional sports team drafted one of our clients and we found ourselves looking at a variety of factors in determining whether or not he should accept their offer. Sports contract negotiations are usually high-stakes matters. Whether this is your first contract or you’re … [Read more...] about How Should I Prepare for Sports Contract Negotiations?