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THE DILEMMA OF CHOOSING A BUSINESS ORGANIZATION – PART II

You remember our friends, John Green and Mary Jones. They are opening up a new coffee shop, “Coffee Haus.” They’ve asked my advice about what form of business organization or entity they should be. In the previous column, we eliminated sole proprietorship as an...

THE DILEMMA OF CHOOSING A BUSINESS ORGANIZATION

John Green and Mary Jones are both excited and concerned. You see, they are about to open a new coffee shop business, “Coffee Haus.” John’s been a computer programmer and Mary is a transportation expert. They are both tired of their present jobs and wanted to do...

Tips on Making Your Home a Movie Star

A big tourist draw for California is the movie industry. No news there — you all knew that. But did you know your home can be the “star” in a movie or television show and bring some cash to you? When we lived in the San Fernando Valley, the Governator filmed...

Some are pennywise, but pound foolish

Here’s a hypothetical situation: In 2007, John convinced his wealthy friends Paul, George and Ringo to invest with him in a surefire plan to develop some vacant Santa Clarita land into what we all know we need more of out here — a strip mall attached to more than 100...