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Business and Finance

Resources to help you with your business and management needs,
and databases and websites concerning companies and investments.

ValueLine Logo

Looking for a Print Source? Value Line is a complete, multidimensional investment management solution that enables both new and experienced investors to make timely, better-informed decisions. It provides a wealth of in-depth financial information, intelligently presented, plus objective research, insightful commentary, proven price projections, and advanced analytical tools.
Value Line is Available at the Morganton Public Library

NC Live Business Portal Logo

NC Live Business Portal: The Business Portal is designed for local entrepreneurs, investors, and small business owners who are looking to get their business started, or grow their customer base. It's one stop shopping for business related resources.This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

Small Business Referenc Center

Small Business Reference Center: The Reference Center offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. Includes business lectures and ‘how to’ videos, popular ebooks from the Nolo series, as well as state-specific resources.This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

Hoover's

Hoover's: This Business research platform allows you to search U.S. and international company listings by industry, size, and geography to create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, and raise funds.This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

Morningstar Investment Research Center Logo

Morningstar Investment Research Center: This easy to use database includes research and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and hundreds of ETFs. It even has great tutorials to get you started if you are new to investing!This resource is accessed through NC Live. *
Download the Morningstar Brochure

NC Live's Business and Management Page Logo

NC Live: Business and Management: A list of programs and databases having to do with business, management, and finance. Includes Databases, websites, newspapers, and ebooks that include investment advice and company profiles. It's Free, through NC Live! *

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Internal Revenue Service (IRS): All the forms you need to file federal taxes, and answers to many of your questions. Click on the "Individuals" tab and then "Forms and Publications" (on the left) to get to the list of forms! The Internal Revenue Service is the nation's tax collection agency and administers the Internal Revenue Code enacted by Congress.

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North Carolina Department of Revenue (NCDOR): All the forms you need to file NC state taxes, and answers to many of your questions. Click on the "Individuals" picture in the middle to get to the list of forms! NCDOR administers the tax laws and collect the taxes due the state in an impartial, uniform, and efficient manner. Their website has Tax information, forms, instructions, publications, reports, electronic filing procedures, and FAQs, for individuals, businesses, and practitioners.

Dollars from Sense Logo

Dollars from Sense: This site was designed to help you understand the basics of personal finance, reach your financial goals, and learn how to make investments. Funded by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, this site was created by experts in personal finance and investing for the sole purpose of educating.

Smart About Money Logo

Smart About Money : The National Endowment for Financial Education's website with tons of practical articles, worksheets, tips, and valuable resources from across the Web to help you understand and manage your money. The National Endowment for Financial Education is a nonprofit foundation dedicated to helping you make sound financial decisions throughout life’s ups and down.

My Money.gov Logo

MyMoney.gov: MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Whether you are buying a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your 401(k), the resources on MyMoney.gov can help you maximize your financial decisions. Throughout the site, you will find important information from 20 Federal agencies and Bureaus designed to help you make smart financial choices.

Take Control of your Money Logo

Iowa State University's Take Control of Your Money: If you are looking for ways to improve your finances, this FREE web course is for you! "Take Control of Your Money" focuses on five key steps in managing money, with additional information on three special topics: dealing with debt, building financial security, and family communication about money.