Umbrella Insurance: The Safety Net You Need by Amy Lignor The realm of insurance is just about the most difficult maze to get through. Each and every day it seems the financial and insurance industries are changing. What is not changing, however, is the fact that lawsuits fill up the courts more and more – lawsuits that award cash to third parties even if you … [Read more...] about Umbrella Insurance: The Safety Net You Need
Need a Job in 2017? Feel “Free” to Make One for Yourself by Amy Lignor One truth in the business world, when it comes to careers, is that being a “freelancer” is what most people want to do. In fact, it has become one of the most popular career choices in 2017. Not really a shock, seeing as that job security has basically gone out the window. … [Read more...] about Need a Job in 2017? Feel “Free” to Make One for Yourself
Tax Tips for Gifting in 2017 by Amy Lignor It may seem silly to be speaking about contributions, donations to charity, and holiday gifting when the temperature gauges in some areas of the U.S. are still reading three digits. However, as anyone can see when they go to retrieve their mail, more and more envelopes, newsletters, magazines and promotional … [Read more...] about Tax Tips for Gifting in 2017
Is Social Media Still Growing? by Amy Lignor It was in 1999, Bill Gates wrote a book titled, “Business @ the Speed of Thought.” Within these pages, the man who became the computer world’s wizard made massively bold predictions that, at the time, sounded ridiculous and outrageous to those who read them. But when you look at how the social media realm has … [Read more...] about Is Social Media Still Growing?
Add Value with Summer Home Renovation Projects by Amy Lignor There are a whole list of summer activities for you and the kids planned. Most of them, of course, you want to be nothing but fun, such as grilling outside on the patio or swimming in the pool. However, having the backyard pool and patio are two things you really need in place before either of … [Read more...] about Add Value with Summer Home Renovation Projects
Your Investment Adviser Has New Rules by Amy Lignor So, what is a fiduciary? It’s quite simple, really. A fiduciary is any person whose recommendations for buying or selling allocations are in the client’s best interest. They are the people out there who give you that ultimate advice when it comes to contributions, distributions, IRA’s, annuities, … [Read more...] about Your Investment Adviser Has New Rules
How to Hire a Winner in Real Estate by Amy Lignor You want to buy that new house because the twins are on their way. Little Betty and Little John are already there, but who knew you would have even more so soon? What’s that? Oh…well, of course, in order to buy that new home with four bedrooms instead of two, you will also need to sell your present homestead in … [Read more...] about How to Hire a Winner in Real Estate
The Hottest Locales for Small Business in the U.S. by Amy Lignor No, Silicon Valley is not being replaced. However, with the Kauffman Foundation releasing its annual Startup Activity Index last week showing, in detail, trends in U.S. business startups for 2017, it was revealed that California has been booted out of first place. The top spot for new businesses … [Read more...] about The Hottest Locales for Small Business in the U.S.