OFF TO THE RACES As a well-capitalized provider of products and services to the drilling industry, Stallion Oilfield Services is off and running.
ON A ROLL
Commercial production company Amazon Films has helped turn the spotlight on Houston's fledgling film industry.
HANGING AROUND Art consultant Jacqueline Hamilton has made a business of helping companies and individuals nail down the art that's right for them.
FAUX BUSINESS Segreto Inc. paints, plasters and produces a new look without over-taxing the pocketbook.
TALKING THE TALK Even with competition from Internet do-it-yourselfers, Translators Inc. is succeeding at the word game.
NEW HEIGHTS Allegro Builders, a custom home builder based in the Heights, is reaching for the rooftops with steady growth.
GIVE YOURSELF A RAISE! STRETCH YOUR PAYCHECK
More than 63 percent of America's workers are still living paycheck to paycheck, according to a recent survey conducted by the American Payroll Association, and although up-to-date wardrobes and French manicures might provide comfort, so does having enough money to pay bills and save for the future.
BANKRUPTCY Bankruptcy affects companies that don't have the cash to pay their debts, but it doesn't have to be a kiss of death .