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  • How to Become a Millionaire by Age 40 Being in your 20s or 30s doesn’t mean financial success is decades away. In fact, earning big money is often even more possible when in your “growing up” years because most people are a lot more willing (and able) to take risks before they get bogged down with the “realities” of life. While the old …
  • Thinking About Small Business Bankruptcy? Although often perceived as a worst case scenario, bankruptcy can be an appropriate way for small businesses to recover from unmanageable debt by reorganization, reducing personal liability or liquidating business assets. Sometimes small businesses (or their owners) must turn to bankruptcy when cash flow slows or business expenses cannot be met. There are three types …
  • Does Your Parent Need Help with Finances? Start Here Caring for an aging parent is a common challenge for Baby Boomers, and now even Gen-X’ers and Millennials. And, stepping in to help manage your parents’ finances, without eroding their sense of independence and privacy, can be tricky. Many aging parents are reluctant to ask their children for help with their finances. It means a …
  • Estate Plans Should Include These Health Care Documents An estate plan is more than just instructions for after your passing. Learn about the health care documents you should include in case you fall seriously ill.
  • Preparing to Hire Your First Employee Hiring your first employee requires more considerations than you may have given it. Work with our legal business adviser to make sure you're ready.
  • Importance of Company Culture for a Successful FL Business A major part of your corporate brand is the company culture you create and nurture. Learn more about building a consistent culture by working with our advisers.
  • How to Incorporate Family Values into Your Estate Planning Baby boomers know money isn’t the only important aspect of estate planning. A 2012 study released by the Allianz Life Insurance, Co. showed baby boomers wanted to leave their family more than just financial assets. Researchers found baby boomers identified family values as some of the most important things to pass down to heirs. In …
  • Entrepreneurial Anguish: The Cost of Doing Business Building a business empire, enterprise, or even just a start-up has its price. The image of the confident and charismatic CEO often falls short of reality. Before, during and after public visibility often comes personal self-doubt, anxiety and mental anguish. Many business owners don’t readily divulge the distress they feel because they don’t perceive it …
  • Millennials and the Family Business: When New Values Meet Old Millennials are taking their places at office desks around the nation. This burgeoning generation is just starting out, which means changes for family businesses with millennial family members who stand to inherit the family business. Of course, this scenario raises certain concerns for baby-boomer business owners as they look to the next generation of workers. …
  • How These Common Assets Can Affect Your Financial Aid Eligibility Financial aid is a valuable resource for students and their families. And sending a child off to college is one of life’s biggest (and often most expensive!) events. Unfortunately, certain assets may adversely affect student financial aid eligibility.  That’s why careful financial planning is particularly important for families with college-age children. Federal financial aid eligibility …