Choosing a business name is a huge decision. Think about it. A name alone could drive potential customers away, simply because they don't know what you're offer

If you're starting a business of your own, choosing the right business formation (or legal entity) may be one of the most important decisions you'll make.

On August 10, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced the initiation of enforcement proceedings against former Philadelphia Eagles Merrill Robertson Jr. (Robertson), his business partner, Sherman C. Vaughn Jr. (Vaughn), and the company they jointly...

As a professional athlete, sooner or later you will be approached by an individual (like a family member or friend) or business with a request to borrow money. It's almost inevitable, especially when the media regularly publishes your earnings for all to see. As such,...

Late last year, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released the results of their enforcement actions for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2015.

In that 2015 fiscal year, the SEC filed a total of 807 enforcements actions and obtained judicial orders totaling...

As first reported by Ian Rapoport on, Dez Bryant recently filed a counterclaim in Dallas County district court against his financial adviser, Royce West, for:

  • making material, false representations, 

  • misappropriating funds,

  • failing to disclose mate...

As first reported by, several former Cleveland Browns players, one current Denver Broncos receiver and one San Diego Chargers running back player fell victim to a horse-racing scheme carried out by Jonathan Pippin, 29, of Logan, Ohio.

"Cleveland Browns New...

Great work on being responsible for your financial security and getting a financial advisor (which I'm defining in this blog as any hired financial professional) to help you figure out what to do with all the cash building up from your contract.

Now that you've bee...

When those checks first start being deposited into your bank account, it can be an exciting, but also anxiety-inducing, time.

As you may have already found out, trying to find somewhere to put your money where it will be safe, grow in value and pay you a stream of incom...

As a professional athlete, you're probably already aware of a target on your back, be it a target placed by fans, haters, instigators, advertisers, agents, family members and so on. Depending on who is doing the targeting, the reasons for those targets could be based u...

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Fraud and Professional Athletes: Dallas Cowboys RB Darren McFadden Files $15M Lawsuit Against Former Business Manager for Fraud

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