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Blog Posts in March, 2016

10 Tips for Getting Financially Prepared for Retirement

If retirement is on your mind, you need to do more than just think about it to ensure a successful and secure retirement. You need a plan. Here are 10 tips that will help you get financially prepared ...
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5 Estate Planning Essentials You Should Implement Now

Procrastination is a very human trait; unfortunately, it can often lead to unintended consequences. Whether it is taking care of your physical health or your financial health, don’t let ...
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How to Protect Your Assets Through Estate Planning

If you need to transfer assets to or from an estate, retirement fund, bank account, or other property/accounts for any reason, there are a few intelligent places to transfer to, with the help of an ...
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How to Use Estate Planning to Provide Gifts to Grandchildren

If you are in your “golden years” and are looking for ways to spread your wealth, you should consider the various tools that will allow you to financially protect and benefit your ...
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5 Legal Prerequisites for Starting A New Business in Florida

As lenders ease credit conditions following the Great Recession, new business formation in the U.S. is on the rise. If you are starting a business in 2016, be sure you pay attention to the following ...
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3 Steps to Jumpstart Your Estate Planning

If tax time is serving as a reminder that you need to get going on your estate plan, here are some tips on jumpstarting your estate planning: 1. Gather together your information. This includes all of ...
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How a Trust Can Ensure Inherited Assets are Protected

The headlines are full of troubled people who received too much money at too young an age and are spending it in foolish or even self-destructive ways. So how do parents or grandparents ensure that ...
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Don't Overlook These 7 Issues When Creating Your Estate Plan

When it comes to creating a bulletproof estate plan, there are several important issues that people tend to overlook, including: Cash to administer estate. Until an estate is settled, there are ...
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5 Common Estate Planning Mistakes You Need to Avoid

There are 5 common mistakes we see people make every day that stop them from putting the proper estate planning protections into place for their families: 1. Procrastination. Whether it’s ...
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3 Key Characteristics of a Good Trustee

Do you need help in choosing the right trustee, executor and agent for your financial power of attorney? This can easily be the most important decision you make with your estate plan. If your ...
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How to Prepare for the Sale of Your Florida Small Business

As a small business owner, chances are that most of your personal net worth is tied up in your business. So even if selling your company in not on your radar anytime soon, there will come a day you ...
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Considerations When Starting a New Business in Florida

If you are starting a new business in Florida, there are several important things you need to consider, including: Business plan. A comprehensive business plan details what products or services you ...
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How to Protect Yourself in the Event of Incapacity

Florida guardianship laws allow you to protect yourself, and make decisions before you are deemed incompetent or disabled. For this reason, every Florida resident should have the following documents ...
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Asset Protection for Florida Business Owners and Residents

If you are a Florida small business owner and want to protect both your business and personal assets, you need to look into the proper separation of those assets, including real property, intellectual ...
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Types of Trusts for People and Pets

While there are a number of different kinds of trusts, they all fall into two categories: Irrevocable trusts and revocable trusts. An Irrevocable Trust is a trust that cannot be changed in any way. ...
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Independent Contractors Should Get It in Writing

During and following the fallout from the Great Recession, there were quite a number of Floridians who were either laid off or left their jobs to become independent contractors. And while many ...
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7 Reasons to Alter Your Florida Will

If you have already drafted your will, congratulations! Current research shows that only a quarter of American adults have drafted a will, which means they have take responsibility for ensuring that ...
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