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What You Need to Know about Hiring Your First Contractor

What You Need to Know about Hiring Your First Contractor

What You Need to Know about Hiring Your First Contractor Hiring workers is an important step for a business. A business owner is faced with a chicken-and-egg dilemma: Is it better to hire employees anticipating that the business will grow, or wait until the business...

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Common Business Formation Mistakes

Common Business Formation Mistakes

Common Business Formation Mistakes The key to a successful business is having the right people, financial knowledge, effective processes, and a well-researched business plan. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 20 percent of businesses fail in...

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How to Move a Business to Another State

How to Move a Business to Another State

How to Move a Business to Another State A business owner may relocate a business to another state for a variety of reasons, including increased real estate costs, property taxes, business taxes, or business regulations in the old location; changes in the target...

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What to Know If Your Deceased Loved One Owned Firearms

What to Know If Your Deceased Loved One Owned Firearms

What to Know If Your Deceased Loved One Owned Firearms According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), from 1986 through 2018, tens of millions of firearms were both manufactured in and imported into the United States. Where are those guns...

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How to Talk to Mom and Dad about Creating an Estate Plan

How to Talk to Mom and Dad about Creating an Estate Plan

How to Talk to Mom and Dad about Creating an Estate Plan Conversations about death and dying are rarely fun. Most people avoid them because they invoke feelings about our inevitable demise. Broaching this subject can be particularly difficult for parents and their...

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Selling Your Small Business: What You Should Know

Selling Your Small Business: What You Should Know

Selling Your Small Business: What You Should Know Determining whether to start a business is a major life decision. For small business owners, deciding when and how to sell the business is arguably even more consequential. Before selling a business, the owner is...

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Five Reasons to Protect Your Retirement Accounts Now

Five Reasons to Protect Your Retirement Accounts Now

Five Reasons to Protect Your Retirement Accounts Now Your retirement account provides asset protection during your lifetime, but as soon as you pass that account to a loved one, that protection evaporates. When your spouse, child, or other loved one inherits your...

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The Estate Planning Tool Kit for Unmarried Partners

The Estate Planning Tool Kit for Unmarried Partners

The Estate Planning Tool Kit for Unmarried Partners Estate planning is essential for everyone, but it is especially important if you and your partner are in a long-term committed relationship and are not married. Unless you plan properly, your partner will not receive...

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COVID-19 Relief Updates for Small Businesses

COVID-19 Relief Updates for Small Businesses

COVID-19 Relief Updates for Small Businesses Although some states have eased COVID-related restrictions on small businesses, many businesses are still struggling. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) continue to issue guidance...

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