Business & Investing

Justice Entrepreneurs Project

Affordable legal services provided by independent lawyers in a variety of areas such as family law, landlord/tenant, estate law, consumer law, employment law, criminal misdemeanors and traffic tickets, and real property law. Small business help available for business formation, contracts and intellectual property issues. Limited immigration assistance.

Small Business Resource Center

Hundreds of sample business plans, journals, and multimedia content. All aspects of starting and operating a small business are covered including financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, taxes and more.

Business Insights: Global

Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share and financial reports. Thousands of company histories, case studies, scholarly journals and business news.

Gale Legal Forms

Access to authentic, professional legal documents. Useful for filing patents and trademarks, developing leases, creating bills of sale, delegating power of attorney, and more, these forms are ideal for supporting legal tasks for personal or business use.

Demographics Now: Business and People

Produce comprehensive business and residential lists as well as detailed demographic reports, maps that “visualize” trends, and customized customer reports.

Weiss Rating

Research and analysis for the bank and insurance industries.

Reference USA

Directory of data about U.S. businesses and residences.

Record Information Services

Data about new homeowners, businesses, foreclosures and bankruptcies in the Chicago metropolitan area and in Illinois.

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