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Business names | ASIC – Australian Securities and Investments Commission

For more information about business names, see For Business.

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Register a business name using BRS

You can register a business name online using the Australian Government Business Registration Service (BRS). The BRS combines several business and tax registrations in one place, making it even easier to start a business.

Register a business name online

How to sign up for an ASIC Connect account

If you want to update your business name details (e.g. your address), you’ll need to create an ASIC Connect account. To create an account:

1. Go to ASIC Connect

This is our online service used for registering a business name. From the right hand side of the ASIC homepage, select the blue ASIC Connect box.

You’ll be taken to ASIC Connect. Select Sign up

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Financial Highway – Personal finance blog discussing investments, savings, insurance and financial planning ideas to grow wealth

Who hasn’t just gone ahead and put a vacation or a new TV on a credit card? I know I have. But all the good intentions to pay off that credit card immediately often fall by the wayside. And you’re stuck paying high-interest fees and struggling with debt….

Many of us understand that one of the most important things that can be done for your finances is to save for retirement. Getting started early is one of the best ways to take advantage of compound interest and build a nest egg that can handle just about anything….

When the talk turns to investing, many people shut down. “I can’t invest, I don’t have enough money,” is a common refrain. The good news is that you don’t need a large chunk of capital

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Small business | ASIC – Australian Securities and Investments Commission

COVID-19 information for small business

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If you are operating or are planning to operate a small business as a registered company or under a registered business name, this content is for you.

ASIC assists small business as we regulate all companies, financial markets and providers of financial services and consumer credit in Australia and manage the registration of business names.

What is a small business?

A small business is defined differently by different regulators and laws.

ASIC administers the Corporations Act 2001 and this defines a ‘small proprietary company’. From financial years commencing on or after 1 July 2019, a ‘small proprietary company’ is defined as ‘small’ for a financial year if it satisfies at least two of the below criteria:

  • an annual revenue of less than $50 million
  • less than 100
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BB&T Bank | Personal Banking, Business Banking, Mortgages, Investments

Loans, lines of credit and credit cards are subject to credit approval.

Only deposit products are FDIC insured.

Insurance products and services offered through McGriff Insurance Services, Inc., a subsidiary of BB&T Insurance Holdings, Inc., are not a deposit, not FDIC insured, not guaranteed by a bank, not insured by any federal government agency and may go down in value.

Securities, Insurance and Advisory Services are: NOT A DEPOSIT • NOT FDIC-INSURED • NOT GUARANTEED BY A BANK • NOT INSURED BY ANY STATE OR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY • MAY GO DOWN IN VALUE

Branch Banking and Trust Company is a Member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender. 

Investment and Insurance Products:

• Are not FDIC or any other Government Agency Insured • Are Not Bank Guaranteed • May Lose Value

Truist, BB&T®, BB&T Securities®, BB&T Sterling Advisors, Sterling Capital®, BB&T Investments, BB&T Scott

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Fidelity Funds – Mutual Funds from Fidelity Investments





Before investing, consider the funds’ investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses. Contact Fidelity for a prospectus or, if available, a summary prospectus containing this information. Read it carefully.


* Previously named Fidelity Multimedia Portfolio


Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Diversification and asset allocation do not ensure a profit or guarantee against loss.


Fidelity now offers the Fidelity ZERO Large Cap Index Fund (FNILX), Fidelity ZERO Extended Market Index Fund (FZIPX), Fidelity ZERO Total Market Index Fund (FZROX) and Fidelity ZERO International Index Fund (FZILX) available to individual retail investors who purchase their shares through a Fidelity brokerage account.


* Fidelity’s goal is to make financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. With assets under administration of $7.42 trillion, including managed assets of $2.65 trillion as of

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