Banking, Financial Services and Insurance

This booklet is produced by the Michigan Small Business and Technology Center to provide information and guidance to entrepreneurs starting a business in Michigan. 

While it is a bit old (published in 2009), it still is a helpful document. We also recommend that you go to  where you will find the most up to date information. 

Liberty Tax Franchise, Cincinnati OH

Gina Pinto Williams, a native of Peru came to America to achieve her dream of owning her own businesses. In 2012, Gina came to SCORE to help her achieve her goal. Since 2010, Gina has successfully opened three thriving Liberty Tax franchise offices in Cincinnati.

Gina Pinto Williams
My Location
Cincinnati OH
United States
My Successes

All three of Gina's Liberty Tax franchises have proven to be successful. The Norwood Liberty Tax office has ranked as one of Liberty Tax Top 10 franchises since its second year and this year was ranked sixth of 4,500 Liberty Tax franchises nationwide. Gina has also won the franchise Top Gun Award every year since starting Liberty Tax in 2007. Liberty Tax was also recognized by SCORE as the 2014 Outstanding Franchise Small Business.


What's Great About My Mentor?

Gina says she is very grateful for the help she has received from SCORE.“I believe that education provides options and options provide empowerment, SCORE has helped me identify problems and research competition in the industry. Dennis and my team mentors have been very helpful by giving me homework and guidance. I feel very privileged that I found SCORE.”

How SCORE Helped

Gina's mentor Dennis Murphy helped her with identifying key problems in her industry as well as key competitors. Dennis says he enjoyed working with the hardworking business owner. “Gina is a self-starter who only sees obstacles as opportunities, she listens and takes advice and has always completed her assignments on time. She is an extremely talented, well organized, hardworking individual.”

          After working for a large accounting firm for many years, I’ve decided to go out on my
own and specialize in helping small businesses with their accounting and financial needs.
Initially, it will be just me, and to keep expenses down and be able to better manage my young
son, I’m thinking about operating out of my home. What are the pros and cons?


About the Author

         This column is brought to you by the Merrimack Valley Chapter of SCORE, with nearly
70 current and former business executives available to provide free, confidential, one-on-one
business mentoring and training workshops for area businesses. Call 603-666-7561 or visit for information on mentoring, upcoming workshops and volunteer
opportunities. SCORE is a national, non-profit organization and a resource partner of the U. S.
Small Business Administration.

“What’s An LLC?"

Q: What are limited liability companies (“LLCs”), and what should businesses know about them?

A: LLCs are a new type of business entity that emerged in the early 1990s. They have many important legal and tax characteristics, but the key ones are these:

About the Author

John Cunningham is a N.H. business lawyer whose practice is focused on LLC law and tax. He chaired the N.H. Business and Industry Association committee that drafted the Revised New Hampshire Limited Liability Company Act, a radical revision of New Hampshire LLC law that went into effect on January 1st. LLCs are, by a wide margin, the entities of choice for N.H. business start-ups

Marcial Gomez

Marcial Gomez

Current City: Miami, FL
Chapter: Miami Dade


Marcial A Gomez

Marcial A Gomez

Current City: Hialeah, FL
Chapter: Miami Dade

8 yrs experience in Real estate and Mortgage loans.

  • 8 Years experience in Real Estate and Mortgage loans.
  • Currently active Real estate agent and Government employee by the Transportation Security Administration.
  • Light QuickBooks Accounting Software, Income Tax Preparer.
  • Owned and Managed a Retail Clothing Store.
  • Owned and Managed Signature Financial One a Correspondent Mortgage Lender company, Income Tax prep and Business Services.



La Guardia Community College - Travel & Tourism Administration.

Real Estate Agent.


Ten Tips on How to Plan a Successful Internet Business

Social Media Marketing

How to Really Market on the Internet

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From INC. Magazine

Break Even Analysis as a decision tool 


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By Ed McCormick, Merrimack Valley SCORE

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