Creating a family trust is an excellent way to keep your assets protected from creditors and to ensure that they are distributed to your loved ones as you intend them to be after you pass away. You'll need to find a reliable trust management company to prepare and execute your trust – here are a few important things to think about when comparing trust management companies and ultimately choosing one to work with:
6 January 2017
If you have a lot of old gold jewelry around the house that you do not wear or want, you could always sell the items for cash. There are businesses that buy gold, and they will buy all types of gold items, including jewelry. As you prepare to sell these things, you may wonder what to do about gold jewelry that contains precious stones. Well, here are a few things you should know about this before you sell the items to a gold buyer.
10 November 2016
When contracting with a bail bond company to get yourself or a loved one out of jail, you'll likely hear a lot of industry terms being thrown around. It's important to know what these terms mean and how they impact your transaction with the company to ensure you fully understand the bail bonding process. Here are three common phrases you'll come across and their definitions. Bail Conditions Most of the time when a judge imposes bail, the defendant is only required to show up to all court appointments to avoid forfeiting the money paid to get out of jail.
3 October 2016
According to the US Small Business Administration, around 75 percent of American small business owners make charitable donations each year. There are lots of ways to help charitable organizations, but it's important to understand the tax implications of giving away your profits. Learn more about the benefits of donating to charity, and find out how these donations can affect your annual tax return. Why donate money to charity Small business owners must carefully keep track of every cent that passes through their accounts, so it may seem odd to give away some of your precious profits every year.
9 August 2016
If you're a beginning coin collector, chances are it was pretty simple to identify reputable dealers and even snag a great deal on some pretty rare pieces. Unfortunately, if this is your first time selling, you might find that it is far more difficult to find a buyer who is willing to purchase your coins for a fair price. From flea markets to rare and valuable coin shows, there are several places you can sell your coins.
25 July 2016
If you or a loved one gets arrested for a crime, it could be weeks, months or even years before the case goes to trial. In most cases, a bail amount is usually set to allow the defendant's conditional release until the next court date. The following explains how bail bonds work and the consequences of forfeiting a bond. Getting a Cash Bond One option for posting bail involves the use of a cash bond, where the person posting bail pays for the entire bail amount in cash, in addition to any fees imposed by the arresting jurisdiction.
11 July 2016
Sometimes, businesses have no choice but to lay off some employees. Layoffs can help keep the business afloat financially when sales and/or demand for services aren't enough to keep up with operating costs. Unfortunately, layoffs aren't exactly ideal for employees, because unemployment only replaces a partial amount of income... not all of it. The possibility of being laid off is enough to put a knot in anyone's stomach. If you've been hearing rumors or seeing warnings of an impending layoff in which you could be affected, here are a few things that can help cushion the blow to your finances.
17 June 2016
Payday loans can be extremely helpful if you're ever facing a financial emergency, as they provide easy-to-get short-term loans. If you ever need a payday loan, however, make sure to only work with one reputable cash advance company. Applying for payday loans from multiple companies can cause a host of issues. Getting Multiple Payday Loans May Be Illegal Depending on where you live, it may be illegal to get multiple payday loans -- even from the same company.
17 May 2016
Chances are if know what a numismatist is, that you are interested in coin collecting. For the beginning numismatist, there is a lot to learn about the world of coin collecting. You may have questions about what supplies you need to collect coins, where you can get interesting coins and how to value coins. In this article, you'll get the answers to these questions about coin collecting for beginners and some tips to get your own collection started.
3 October 2014
If you've received a personal injury settlement, won the lottery, or have another type of settlement that provides you with regular fixed income, you may be interested in trading these payouts for a lump sum of cash. There are a number of companies that will help you along in this process -- however, there are tax consequences and other financial considerations you'll need to ponder before pursuing this type of payout.
27 August 2014