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Blog Posts in March, 2018

How to Calculate Retirement Expenses

Most of us would not embark upon an important journey without a road map, and a retirement budget is an essential road map for meeting your retirement goals. The primary reason that people engage a ...
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Avoid These Mistakes When Naming Life Insurance Beneficiaries

When managed correctly, a life insurance policy is a wonderful asset to protect your family and your business. However, there are some mistakes you need to avoid when naming beneficiaries: Leaving ...
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Retirement Planning for 50-Somethings

If you are currently in your 50s, retirement is certainly on the horizon. You may have already done a good job of saving and planning for your retirement, although recent studies show that more than ...
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How to Rescue Your Retirement from a Divorce

Divorcing in later life brings a whole new set of challenges, chief among them the devastating impact it could have on your retirement plans. Most divorces end with a 50-50 split in retirement assets, ...
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Protect Your Retirement from These 5 Money Mistakes

If you are even a decade or more away from retirement, committing any of these five money mistakes can come back to haunt you: 1. Too much debt. One of the biggest reasons people in their 40s and 50s ...
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How the Estate Planning Process Works in Florida

Are you determined to complete your estate planning this year? If so, you may find the following general information on how the estate planning process works helpful: First, you need to gather ...
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4 Potential Problems with Joint Ownership of Assets

It is not unusual for a parent to add an adult child as a joint owner of property, bank accounts, investment accounts or other assets, but there are risks to choosing joint ownership over basic estate ...
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How Loans to Family Can Provide You with Estate Planning Benefits

Parents or grandparents of young borrowers can offer a low interest rate intra-family loan and still reap some estate planning benefits if they take advantage of the following strategies: Charge the ...
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How a Life Estate Helps You Pass on Property Outside Probate

One way that heirs can inherit real estate while avoiding the cost and hassle of probate is through the use of an estate planning tool known as a life estate. A life estate is a deed that allows the ...
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7 Key Advantages of a Florida Living Trust

There are advantages to creating a Living Trust in addition to your will; here are 7 of them: Efficiency. Distributes your estate more quickly and avoids the lengthy and expensive Florida probate ...
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Don't Let Long-Term Care Rob Your Retirement Savings

Statistics show that wives outlive their husbands by up to a decade. Sadly, the incidence of poverty for women older than 65 is over 13 percent, more than double the rate for men within the same age ...
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Tips on Finding the Right Business Lawyer for Your Company

While entrepreneurs are usually great problem solvers, a good business lawyer is trained to see potential problems before they can adversely impact your business or put your personal wealth at risk. ...
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How Handshake Deals Can Lead to Litigation

Many business deals get done on the proverbial handshake -- an email exchange, a discussion on the golf course -- but those types of deals could be the kiss of death for your company if they go bad ...
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Are Verbal Agreements Legally Enforceable Contracts?

Under the statute of frauds, there are certain agreements that must be in writing, including those involving marriage, real property transactions, and the sale of goods with a value of more than $500. ...
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Things That Should Be in Every Contract to Avoid Litigation

Contracts govern the terms of business relationships and provide important protections for all parties involved. There are certain items that should be included in every written contract or letter of ...
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