The Grave Risks of Using DIY Legal Documents

13 November 2019

The Grave Risks of Using DIY Legal Documents

Need instructions for replacing your car’s spark plugs?

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Looking to find the route home with the least traffic?
 

You can find all of that—and just about anything else—with a quick Google search. Indeed, the amount of information you can gain from the Internet is staggering. But just because you can find something online doesn’t mean you should trust it.

4 Ways Wise Planning Can Protect Your Family’s Assets

13 August 2019

4 Ways Wise Planning Can Protect Your Family’s Assets

While most people assume only the uber wealthy need to worry about asset protection, those with less wealth and fewer assets may be at even greater risk. For example, if you’re a multi-millionaire, a $50,000 judgment against you might not be that big of a burden. But for a family with a modest income, home, and savings, it could be catastrophic.

How to Protect Your Real Estate Assets

1 August 2019

How to Protect Your Real Estate Assets

If you own real estate, chances are you have purchased insurance to protect your assets against damage or loss.  But have you taken the necessary steps to protect your assets against lawsuits or probate?

If you own rental properties, there is likely a nagging fear in the back of your mind about being sued by one of your tenants.  And if there isn’t, there probably should be.  It’s a major risk.

4 Critical Estate Planning Tasks to Complete Before Going on Vacation

26 July 2019

 

 4 Critical Estate Planning Tasks to Complete Before Going on Vacation

 

Going on vacation entails lots of planning: packing luggage, buying plane tickets, making hotel reservations, and confirming rental vehicles. But one thing many people forget to do is plan for the worst. Traveling, especially in foreign destinations, means you’ll likely be at greater risk than usual for illness, injury, and even death.

3 Major Benefits of Structuring Your Business As An LLC or S Corporation

2 July 2019

3 Major Benefits of Structuring Your Business As An LLC or S Corporation

 

One of the smartest moves you can make as an entrepreneur is to structure your business as a limited liability company (LLC) or an S Corporation. You’re probably aware that both LLCs and corporations can protect your personal assets from debts and lawsuits incurred by your business, but they also offer other key benefits that you might not know about.

 

The Real Cost To Your Family: Not Planning For Incapacity

4 June 2019

 

 The Real Cost To Your Family: Not Planning For Incapacity

 

When it comes to estate planning, most people automatically think about taking legal steps to ensure the right people inherit their stuff when they die. And these people aren’t wrong.

 

Indeed, putting strategies in place to protect and pass on your wealth and other assets is a fundamental part of the planning equation. However, providing for the proper distribution of your assets upon your death is just one part of the process.

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