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"The BUSINESS REFERENCE SHELF"
IN-DEPTH HELP AND GUIDANCE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
- Authoritative tax, legal and practical guidebooks
(Up to date "Starting and Operating a Business in ..." e-books for Windows or Kindle) for 32 states and
D.C., by a Harvard lawyer, former Big 4 CPA and million-selling author. Each e-book state edition is
about 500 pages if printed and has been fully updated in 2014, 2015, or 2016 for federal and state
law changes. All editions are available as KINDLE
e-books ($9.99 each).
- Free, in-depth, objective info on the pros and cons, ins and outs, and taxation of
limited liability companies (LLCs) and limited
liability partnerships, including state fees and treatment of LLCs for 18 states.
In addition, view our Free Smallbiz tax and legal news page (federal and for most states and D.C.).
See notes on recent significant tax and business law changes, posted when each of our state editions are
updated, organized by federal items and a segment for tax and business law and regulatory developments for
each state. Click here to view our SmallBiz News page.
- Free articles excerpted from our small business guidebooks, on:
- Free Business Plan Guide, with example
and detailed, line-by-line analysis.
- Free (online) Virginia Edition
of this e-book series, a sample of our state-specific tax and legal guidebooks for each state.
- Free downloadable Small
Business Advisor trial version for 4 states (DC, ND, VT and WY).
- Order the Small Business Advisor
software and/or any of the e-book guides. State editions of the software are available
for 32 states and the District of Columbia, but are not available for the following states:
ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, MS, MT, OH, OK, OR, RI, TN, UT, VA, and WI.
STOCK MARKET / FINANCE SOFTWARE FOR INVESTORS:
- Wall Street Raider -- the Ultimate
Corporate Finance and Stock Market Simulation / Game, with realistic mergers, tender offers,
liquidations, LBOs, IPOs, "greenmail," spin-offs, tax strategizing, and all the other tools
of corporate high finance. All action occurs in a "live action" economic environment, with
moving simulated stock ticker and scrolling news ticker. Sharpen your business I.Q. and
your investing skills with this extraordinarily realistic (and addictive) simulator.
- View user comments about old and
new versions of Wall Street Raider.
- Download and try a free copy of the Wall Street Raider
shareware version, the basic version
with simulated stock and bond trading, commodity futures (gold, silver, oil, wheat, corn)
trading, and all types of complex corporate transactions enabled (mergers, spin-offs,
Or you can also download here, from
one of the many shareware sites listed.
- Order the full version of
Wall Street Raider, which also enables stock and commodity charts, short selling,
and put & call options trading, plus other derivatives trading (interest rate swaps),
in addition to the stock, bond, and commodity futures trading permitted in the
basic (free) version.
- Speculator: The Stock Market Simulation --
A "pure" investment game, with a simulated "live" investment environment that is similar to
Wall Street Raider, but in this game, you are a middle-class small investor, starting off as a
novice, with only $100,000 you have just inherited, instead of starting out as a billionaire (in
Wall Street Raider). It's a highly challenging game, since you are strictly an investor, not a
billionaire who can take over companies and manipulate their stock prices. As such, in this
simulation, you have to do good research, perusing information on the 1000+ companies, and
sniff out undervalued stocks and bonds (including convertible bonds) in order to get ahead.
The simulation is remarkably realistic, and will definitely hone your "real world" investing
skills, as you learn (by doing) to read balance sheets and earnings reports and analyze stock
and commodity charts.
Initially, as a novice trader in Speculator, you can only invest in stocks and bonds, and
aren't allowed to buy stocks on "margin" (borrowed money). But once you grow your portfolio up to
$200,000 or more, your broker will upgrade you to a margin account; if you grow it to $300,000,
you can do short sales; at $400,000 you will be eligible for put and call options trading; and
at the expert level ($500,000 or above), you will be able to open a commodities trading account,
to trade commodity futures and/or stock index futures.
- Download and try a free copy of the Speculator
the basic version with simulated stock and bond trading, which allows you to
work your way up to margin trading. (Short-selling, options trading and futures
trading are only enabled in the Registered Version -- order it below.)
- Order the full,
registered version of Speculator: The Stock Market Simulation, which enables you to
do short selling, put & call options trading, and futures trading. Also, it lets
you play games of up to 30 "years" in length (versus 3 years in the shareware
(free) version). As this is a brand new program, we are initially offering it at
the introductory price of only $9.95 (soon to be $19.95).
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