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Blog Posts in September, 2016

Top 10 Asset Protection Planning Guidelines for Small Business Owners

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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How to Hire and Fire Employees Without Getting Sued

Two business practices that are fraught with potential for litigation also happen to be two of the most common: hiring and firing employees. To help your company avoid costly employment litigation, ...
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Startup Checklist for New Business Owners

Even if you already own a business, you can still benefit from this startup checklist to be sure your business is functioning as it should when it comes to the law: 1. Avoid naming conflicts. One of ...
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How Business Owners Can Plan for the Next Generation of Ownership

If you own a small business, there is probably at least some part of you hoping to pass the reins on to one or more of your children. After all, spending so much time and effort on something ...
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How to Be Sure Your Independent Contractor Is Not an Employee

The rise in the hiring of independent contractors by America businesses looking for ways to manage or cut costs has led to a crackdown by the IRS for employee classification violations. Many small ...
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Estate Planning Guidelines for Caregivers

If you are or will be caring for an elderly relative, it is critical for you to ensure that person has the proper estate planning documents in place that will enable you to provide the best possible ...
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Tips on Preparing Children for an Inheritance

A recent Accenture study showed that the children of baby boomers will inherit almost $30 trillion over the next three decades, leaving more parents (and grandparents) concerned about how a sudden ...
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5 Estate Planning Essentials You Shouldn't Put Off Any Longer

When it comes to estate planning, most Americans are failing to plan and that can lead to unfortunate consequences for themselves and their families. There is simply no reason for anyone to delay in ...
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How to Protect Your Security Online

Most of us conduct a lot of our personal business online these days, so the necessity of being savvy when it comes to security has never been greater. Hackers are becoming much better at scouring our ...
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Tips for Boomers Who Need to Rethink Retirement

Whether it is because of the economic downturn several years ago or a failure to plan properly, many baby boomers are needing to rethink their retirement plans. Here are six tips to get you on the ...
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Update Buy-Sell Agreement to Reflect Changes in Your Business and Your Life

Savvy business owners typically execute buy-sell agreements in order to protect their family’s biggest asset. It is, essentially, the last will and testament for your business. But just like a ...
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Using Estate Planning to Pass On Business Assets

Planning for the transfer or liquidation of your business when you are ready to retire or when you die is just as important as the planning you did in starting up your small business. Here are some ...
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Things You Should Never Put in Your Will

A will is a vital estate planning document, and allows you to distribute your assets and property according to your wishes. However, there are several items that should NOT be included in a will: ...
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How to Create a Pet Trust

There is no doubt we are a nation of pet lovers. Unfortunately, the law as it is currently written views pets as property, so providing for your pet in your will won’t work. So how do you ...
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Retirement Plan Options for Small Business Owners

Creating an estate plan for your business is just as important as developing one for your personal assets. Part of estate/succession planning for business is planning for the day you eventually retire ...
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