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- Reduce Personal Liability from Your Business
Here is a quick outline to help you avoid personal liability from your business. You’ll see that most of the authors advice derives from an informed use of corporations and corporate law, which is why…
- Schwab Auction Rate Securities' Investors, Are Your ARS Accounts Now Frozen?
Many investors have been "left out in the cold," so to speak, after they were left holding an unsalable product they were told was safe, secure, and "as good as cash." Investors were told that Schwab's Auction Rate Securities (ARS) were both liquid and safe when they were anything but. The economy's collapse in 2008 left investors out in the cold;t these illiquid assets could no longer be touched and they were in assets worthless.
- Keep or Toss? A Guide for Retaining Financial Records
Are you worried about an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax audit? Does that worry make you keep records too long and clutter your living quarters? If a mountain of financially related documents is threatening to overwhelm your space and your sanity, it is time to de-stress.
- Protecting Your Assets from Expanding Nursing Home Costs
Nursing home costs are rising, which could be detrimental to your financial health should you find yourself in need of nursing home care, or even that of an assisted living community. In fact, the average annual cost for a nursing home is running around $75,000 per person. Having insurance won’t be much of a help since most insurance plans do not cover the costs associated with a nursing home.
- Settling Tax Debt with an "Offer in Compromise"
There are lots and lots of offer in compromise companies advertising to get your money and in return have you pay “pennies on the dollar” to resolve your tax liability. This post reviews the real facts underlying how the offer in compromise process really works. First we’ll take a look at getting your offer in compromise based on economic hardship. We’ll examine just what this means in the offer in compromise arena.
- Achieve Three Objectives With Alaska Trusts
It is nice to be able to achieve multiple objectives through a single action and in many cases this can be done in the financial planning field. For those who are seeking asset protection, income, and estate tax benefits, Alaska trusts may be just one of these very efficient multipurpose tools.
- Know Your Options
Estate planners often talk about creating the plan that meets the specific needs of the individuals they are advising. They ask what you want and give you choices about how to get what you want. However, let's step back and look at the bigger picture. Estate planning is not only about you. It's also about your family and other loved ones.
- Act in Advance to Preserve Assets
There are individuals who are naturally more exposed to potential legal actions than others, and for these people asset protection should be a priority. You have to act in advance to preserve your assets because your hands are tied once a suit is initiated.
- Claims Against PFG Brokerage Scandal
by Cates Law
If you have a brokerage account with Peregrine Financial Group Inc. (PFG) and lost money due to their alleged falsification of bank statements, we may be able to help you recover some or all of your money through legal action. On Tuesday, July 10, 2012 PFG filed for bankruptcy protection. We are seeking clients who lost money with either MF Global or PFG.
- No Credit after Bankruptcy?
It is a myth that you won't be able to get credit after filing for bankruptcy. Some people are mislead into believing that you won't be able to get credit for up to 10 years after filing for bankruptcy protection. This is simply not true. Filing for bankruptcy has always had a stigma about it. Many people look at it as a way to cheat the system and not pay your bills.