‘Key person’ insurance can protect your business

Trevor Law •
Birmingham Post
People in office.

Businesses spend a lot of money insuring buildings, equipment, and vehicles but their most valuable asset, people, tends to be overlooked. What if a key person or business owner either passes away, is accidentally killed, or falls critically ill, how would the business cope? Their death could be catastrophic, threatening the firm’s survival. A solution

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Six estate planning must-haves

Glenn Curtis •
Investopedia Stock Analysis
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Many people believe that having an estate plan simply means drafting a will or a trust. However, there is much more to include in your estate planning to make certain all of your assets are transferred seamlessly to your heirs upon your death. A successful estate plan also includes provisions allowing your family members to access or

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Nine parents reveal the money habits they refuse to pass on to their kids

Business Insider •
Business Insider
A deck for backyard living is a must with rowdy kids....

From when to say “please” and “thank you” to how to drive a car, we learn a lot from our parents.  Oftentimes, that includes picking up on their money habits as well.  And while some of that financial wisdom consists of worthwhile advice that we’ll turn around and pass along to our own kids, other habits are better off forgotten. 

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Be your own boss: Five valuable tips for the self-employed

Amy Bergen •
Money Under 30
self-employed

Being your own boss can be great. But when you’re self-employed, you also become your own human resources representative, office manager, and accountant. The finances can get complicated—especially come tax time! A little preparation will set you up for financial success. Not sure whether you count as self-employed? According to the IRS, you’re self-employed if

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