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Client Spotlight - Cindy Clipp

December 3, 2020

When Cindy Clipp was thinking about starting her real estate business she recognized that there
were a myriad of startup issues...


Client Spotlight - ShieldCo

September 25, 2020

Several years ago Luke and Neil Markey left their successful positions in the business and military world to form their own company, called ShieldCo, to make beautiful, high quality, three dimensional signage and art out of various types of metal, based on the skills that they had learned from their father at an early age.


Location, Location, Location

Originally published in The Frederick News Post By: Rich Terselic Home Location The simplest location for a new business is the entrepreneur’s home. While there are clear benefits... Read more

Time to open a new restaurant

Originally published in The Frederick News Post By Luis Diaz Colorado The passion of food starts in your mind, just when you are hosting a nice gathering. When you want people to... Read more

So you want to be an Entrepreneur?

Originally published in The Frederick News Post by Kathie Callahan Brady There is an ongoing debate exploring whether Entrepreneurs are born or molded by their experiences. Some... Read more

The owner/investor ‘pre-nup’

Originally published in The Frederick News Post For many entrepreneurs, the time and effort required to start a company on the right footing frequently leaves them with little... Read more

Beyond the checkbook balance

Originally published in The Frederick News Post Many small business owners use software to maintain their checkbook balance. However, that “cash in the bank” balance is only one... Read more

The next big thing in crowds

Originally published in The Frederick News Post First the crowd cleaned up France with “La Marseillaise” in 1789. Then there was removal of the Berlin Wall and Arab Spring. Now,... Read more

A tutorial for small business lending

Originally published in The Frederick News Post More than 28 million small businesses operate in the United States, according to a September article in Forbes. The businesses may... Read more