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Finance

Succession planning: What happens to your business when you die?

Ask an Attorney: Business owners need to ask and answer the question to ensure the fate of their company is what they would have wanted if they become disabled or die. Read more…

Lessons learned about college savings

Finance: Here is some wisdowm parents of current college students say they wished they had learned sooner to boost their college savings preparedness. Read more…

When should my child get a credit card?

Finance: Three key reasons why you might want to get a credit card for your son or daughter. Read more…

Financial lessons learned from the Great Recession

Finance: The 2007–08 stock market crash left an indelible mark on the psyche of investors, but it also provided good lessons on when to buy and sell out of the market. Read more…

Estate planning protects the finances of special-needs children

Medical Issues: Many special-needs children will be financially dependent on others their entire lives, so it is essential to have a plan in place that protects their long-term financial well-being and those of any other dependents. Read more…

Estate planning hot topics: What cryonics and Bitcoin mean for your future

Ask an Attorney: This month our legal eagle addressing these two hot topics in estate planning. Read more…

New to the stock market?: Five things first-time investors need to know

Finance: Here are five important tips you should consider when investing. Read more…

Charge it?: Think twice before putting these five things on your credit card

Finance: You can use a credit card to pay for just about anything, but that doesn’t mean you should. Read more…
Finance: These savings plans have many advantages to save for higher education, and are designed to allow parents or others to maintain more control of the money deposited into the account. Read more…

What is a blind trust — and who should have one?

Ask an Attorney: Employees who work in the financial sector — and their spouses — are sometimes subject to investment restrictions because of their access to confidential information. Some companies allow these employees and family members to place their assets in a blind trust. Read more…

Understanding the 2017 tax reform

Ask an Attorney: Here is an overview of the new changes, with some recommended things to consider and potential steps to take if they make sense for your family’s situation. Read more…

Student loans: Until death do us part?

Student loans: Until death do us part?

Ask an Attorney: College students in the United States have amassed a record amount of loan debt, that can be forgiven only in death — and only under certain circumstances. Read more…

Resolve to do better financially in the new year

Family Issues: To make the most of your money and finances, make some concrete, achievable resolutions as soon as 2018 begins — and stick to them. Read more…
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