Being a landlord can oftentimes be both a blessing and a burden. Owning property and collecting rent checks every month can constitute a great investment, generating income that you wouldn’t have otherwise. On the other hand, being liable for a number of potential outcomes at your property – even when you aren’t there – and your responsibility to… Read More »
Many people know that the Limited Liability Company (LLC) can be a handy and convenient way to organize a company for minimal tax and legal liability. Heck, “limited liability” is in the name of the company type itself. But how many of us actually know how to organize one of these companies, and how many of us really… Read More »
In high unemployment, one of the most difficult assets to require is an employment recommendation. After all, if you struggle enough just finding a job, how can you ever be expected to have the history of employment required to get a recommendation in the first place? The truth is, you’ll want to grab your opportunities when you can.… Read More »
Taking out a mortgage loan is a serious thing – it means that you’re making a 15 or even 30 year commitment to a bank and promising to pay them an extraordinary amount of money over that time period. And yet many people not only find that this commitment suits them, but they are actually willing to assume… Read More »
In tough economic times, there are countless people who run into a particular document on what seems like a daily basis: the employment application. And while applying to jobs over and over might make each application feel like the same thing, the truth is that each application needs to suit each employer on a customized, individual level. This… Read More »
The reasons for getting out of a business partnership are vast; the right ways to do it are similarly complicated. But if you want to sell your partnership interest, it’s best that you at least have some understanding of what you’re getting yourself into. And if you’re still a little unsure about the process, it won’t hurt to… Read More »
Of all of the information that forms our daily lives – passwords, combination codes, addresses – there is perhaps nothing so confidential and sacred than that of health care information. We have a right to confidentiality with our doctors that is so ironclad that we often have to sign waivers and other similar documents just to release this… Read More »
Imagine this: you write a screenplay and you know it’s going to be the next big hit. You send it out to some production companies and it gets turned down. Rejected, you turn to something else – only to see that one of the production companies has essentially stolen your screenplay and started filming!
For many families, going on vacation is a big deal. It means saving a lot of money, putting in a lot of time and effort for planning, and for families with a lot of children, it means a lot of stress – sometimes like herding cats. In this economy, vacations are an even bigger deal. That’s why if… Read More »
The business partnership is both an intimate and complicated relationship – intimate in the fact that you’re making your money available and open to someone else, complicated for the very same reason. Money is a powerful tool and can be used to create great companies…or bring down many a business partnership when one or two things go wrong.