Information on company organizational structure, marketing research, U.S. standard residential and business directories, job/internship postings, consumer lifestyle research and more.
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Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval System (EDGAR) is the primary system for companies and others submitting documents under the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, and the Investment Company Act of 1940. Containing millions of company and individual filings, EDGAR benefits investors, corporations, and the U.S. economy overall by increasing the efficiency, transparency, and fairness of the securities markets.
Tutorial: Using EDGAR to Research Investments
Brings together hundreds of sample business plans, small business journals, and encyclopedias. You’ll find resources covering all aspects of entrepreneurship and small business, including accounting, HR, management, marketing, taxes, and more.
Tutorial: Gale Business: Entrepreneurship
Delivers comprehensive international business intelligence compiled into a logical, useable context. Designed for business professionals, entrepreneurs, students, and general researchers, this resource enables users to spend less time searching and more time connecting their discoveries to practical applications.
Tutorial: Gale Business Insights: Global
The Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library is a public library that serves the legal information needs of self-represented litigants, legal professionals, the judiciary, and county and other governmental officials. Public access to legal information is a critical component of open and equal access to the justice system. The Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library’s mission is to provide all of its patrons access to relevant, current, accurate, and practical legal information in the most appropriate and cost-effective formats possible and to provide educational opportunities designed to enhance patrons’ understanding of legal information and how it is accessed.
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Legal GPS is an interactive platform that gives business owners step-by-step, customized directions to complete 50+ legal essentials. Simply answer a few questions, complete step-by-step legal directions personalized for each business, then receive a personalized Legal GPS Status Report containing a legal scorecard, a quick guide sheet to help legally in the future, and a completion certificate. Saves owners $4500 in legal fees and 60+ hours.
Tutorial: Legal GPS Demo Video
The FDIC's Money Smart financial education program can help people of all ages enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships. First released in 2001 and regularly updated since then, Money Smart has a long track record of success.
Resources to help with personal investments. Topics covered include stocks, funds, ETFs, as well as articles, videos and investment skills training.
Official site for registering to do business with the federal government. Registration on this site is free.
"TexasLawHelp.org is dedicated to providing free and reliable legal information to Texans."
TexasLawHelp.org se dedica a dar información legal fiable y gratis a todos los tejanos.
A comprehensive online resource for finding companies and products manufactured in North America. Free registration is required to view company records.
A browsable version of the United States Code. Alternate Search @ the Cornell Legal Information Institute
"The United States Code is the codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. It is divided by broad subjects into 53 titles and published by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives."
A browsable version of the United States Code of Federal Regulations. Alternate Search @ the Cornell Legal Information Institute
"The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) annual edition is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. The 50 subject matter titles contain one or more individual volumes, which are updated once each calendar year, on a staggered basis."
A searchable database of patents and trademarks from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Access to investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies.
Tutorial: Welcome to Value Line