03November
2016
‘Can You Give Me Some Seed Money for My Business?’

Let’s say your brother-in-law is starting a new business. You listen to his idea, read his business plan and think the endeavor sounds promising. Your brother-in-law asks if he can have $20,000 to help get the business off the ground. Should you just pull out your checkbook and shake hands? You may think that a casual agreement to help out a family member or friend is enough. After all, you trust the person and want to help the start-up company succeed. Do yourself a favor and take these steps: 1. Don’t agree immediately. Tell the family member or friend you’ll…

03November
2016
Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy

You’re young, have little in savings and likely have no one yet relying on you financially. So why do you need to think about estate management?ยน Here are four great reasons: Estate Strategies: They Not Just for Old People You need a will. You may ask why a will is important if there’s not much to pass on. A will is not just about transferring assets. It can be used to accomplish other tasks, such as who should manage your social media accounts once you’re gone, or inherit items you’ve accumulated, like collectibles or your car. Don’t burden others with…