How to Start a Nonprofit

How to Start a Nonprofit

Starting a successful nonprofit requires a clear mission, doing your research, and preparing a solid business plan.

by Jane Haskins, Esq.
updated September 21, 2020 · 3 min read

Starting a successful nonprofit requires a clear mission, doing your research, and preparing a solid business plan.
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Jane Haskins, Esq.

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Jane Haskins, Esq.

Jane Haskins is a freelance writer who practiced law for 20 years. Jane has litigated a wide variety of business dispute… Read more

Who Is Liable When There Are Mistakes in an Estate Plan

Who Is Liable When There Are Mistakes in an Estate Plan

If you've been harmed by a lawyer's estate planning mistake, you may have a claim for legal malpractice. Learn more about common types of estate planning errors and what you can do about them.

by Jane Haskins, Esq.
updated September 21, 2020 · 3 min read

If you've been harmed by a lawyer's estate planning mistake, you may have a claim for legal malpractice. Learn more about common types of estate planning errors and what you can do about them.
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Jane Haskins, Esq.

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Jane Haskins, Esq.

Jane Haskins is a freelance writer who practiced law for 20 years. Jane has litigated a wide variety of business dispute… Read more

Why Small Business Insurance Won't Cover COVID-19 Losses

Why Small Business Insurance Won't Cover COVID-19 Losses

Most small business insurance likely won't cover financial losses due to COVID-19. But civil authority coverage may be an option.

by Marcia Layton Turner
updated September 21, 2020 · 3 min read

Most small business insurance likely won't cover financial losses due to COVID-19. But civil authority coverage may be an option.
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Marcia Layton Turner

Bestselling, award-winning writer Marcia Layton Turner has authored, co-authored, or ghostwritten more than 50 nonfictio… Read more

How Retailers Are Preparing for the Back-to-School Season Amid Coronavirus

How Retailers Are Preparing for the Back-to-School Season Amid Coronavirus

While the back-to-school season has traditionally accounted for billions in school-related shopping, this year the uncertainty over schools reopening could significantly alter shopping trends.

by Katherine Gustafson
updated September 21, 2020 · 3 min read

While the back-to-school season has traditionally accounted for billions in school-related shopping, this year the uncertainty over schools reopening could significantly alter shopping trends.
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Katherine Gustafson

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Katherine Gustafson

Katherine Gustafson is a full-time freelance writer specializing in content for mission-driven changemakers such as tech… Read more

5 Hidden Startup Costs You Need to Anticipate

5 Hidden Startup Costs You Need to Anticipate

by Gwen Moran
updated September 21, 2020 · 3 min read

When launching a business, figuring out how to estimate startup costs is often a key concern.

While typical business startup costs, such as formation, rent, inventory, and payroll may be easy to calculate, unexpected expenses may catch business owners off-guard, and blow up their budgets.

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Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran is an independent writer and editor specializing in business, money and career subjects. She lives and works … Read more

Could You Turn Your Business Into a Nonprofit?

Could You Turn Your Business Into a Nonprofit?

Thinking about converting your for-profit business into a nonprofit? Find out why you might want to make such a change, and how to go about it.

by Belle Wong, J.D.
updated September 21, 2020 · 4 min read

Thinking about converting your for-profit business into a nonprofit? Find out why you might want to make such a change, and how to go about it.
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Belle Wong, J.D.

Belle Wong, J.D., is a freelance writer specializing in small business, personal finance, and marketing topics. Connect … Read more

Tips for Entrepreneurs Pitching to Investors

Tips for Entrepreneurs Pitching to Investors

Pitching to investors is an important step for businesses seeking outside funding at any stage—startup or otherwise. Here are five tips from the pros that will help you nail it.

by Sandra Beckwith
updated September 21, 2020 · 3 min read

Pitching to investors is an important step for businesses seeking outside funding at any stage—startup or otherwise. Here are five tips from the pros that will help you nail it.
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Sandra Beckwith

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Sandra Beckwith

Sandra Beckwith has been writing for traditional and online publications since she sold her first magazine article while… Read more

How to Make Business Plans During Unpredictable Times

How to Make Business Plans During Unpredictable Times

Even in volatile times, you can create a business plan that acts as a guide for your company.

by Gwen Moran
updated September 21, 2020 · 3 min read

Even in volatile times, you can create a business plan that acts as a guide for your company.
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Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran is an independent writer and editor specializing in business, money and career subjects. She lives and works … Read more

Continuing Education Courses Every Business Owner Should Consider

Continuing Education Courses Every Business Owner Should Consider

Continuing education courses in areas like leadership development, sales, marketing, accounting, finance, and e-commerce can help you stay on your toes and ensure that your business is successful.

by Kylie Ora Lobell
updated September 21, 2020 · 2 min read

Continuing education courses in areas like leadership development, sales, marketing, accounting, finance, and e-commerce can help you stay on your toes and ensure that your business is successful.
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Kylie Ora Lobell

Kylie Ora Lobell is a freelance copywriter, editor, marketer, and publicist. She has over 10 years of experience writing… Read more

What Are the 4 Types of Wills and What Should They Include?

What Are the 4 Types of Wills and What Should They Include?

Which of the four main types of wills—simple, testamentary trust, joint, and living—you need depends on your circumstances.

by Michelle Kaminsky, Esq.
updated September 21, 2020 · 3 min read

Which of the four main types of wills—simple, testamentary trust, joint, and living—you need depends on your circumstances.
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Michelle Kaminsky, Esq.

Freelance writer and editor Michelle Kaminsky, Esq. has been working with LegalZoom since 2004. She earned a Juris Docto… Read more