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Wills vs. Trusts: What’s the Difference?

A will is a written document expressing your wishes for disposal of your estate and can also name guardians of minor children. It becomes active after your death. A trust is a legal vehicle that holds assets and is managed … Continue reading

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Know the Basics of Business Valuations

A business valuation can serve any of several purposes, but the goal is always the same: to find out the value of your business in dollars and cents. Armed with this knowledge, you’ll never be caught off guard. Arguably, the … Continue reading

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At Tax Time, Don’t Forget the States!

Most states have a state income tax in addition to the federal income tax, and in some cases, certain localities have their own income taxes on top of those. Now is a good time to check to make sure you’re … Continue reading

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What To Know About Organ Donation

You may need an organ transplant if one of your organs fails or is damaged by disease or injury. In an organ transplant, doctors remove an organ from another person and place it in your body. Doctors must specifically match … Continue reading

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