5 Ways to Destress and Recharge From Work

America has been termed the “no vacation nation” with over 50% of Americans not taking time off from their jobs to take a vacation each year. And to be honest, of the other 50% who are taking a vacation, a good chunk of them are working while they are on…
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Non-compete; Non-disclosure; and Non-solicitation – What’s the Difference

Restrictive covenants are agreements that define a party’s capability to take specific actions. In business and employment law, the most common of these are non-compete, non-disclosure, and non-solicitation. Generally, these covenants are part of an employment agreement, and the purpose is to restrain the employees’ ability to start a competing…
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Not closing on your home on time, or at all?

I’m not surprised you are frustrated… One of the biggest financial choices people make in their lives is buying a home. Some like to treat it like going through a drive-thru, I’ll take a number 3, large, please… no different than pushing a few buttons for an online application with…
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What is Probate?

Probate has been made to sound like a scary process that’s best avoided. However, without an understanding of what it is, how do you decide if it’s worth avoiding? So what is probate, anyway? Probate is a legal proceeding where the court will appoint someone to take control of the…
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Employee Versus Independent Contractor

There are primarily two options when it comes to outsourcing services — hiring an employee or an independent contractor. Although these two people may get hired to do the same job, their payment terms, tax obligations, work environments, training, and a lot more are legally different. Our goal in this…
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4 Secrets to Accomplishing Your New Year Resolutions

This is the time of year where people will create a list of 10 or more New Year Resolutions only to start and never finish. Have you noticed how crowded gyms are right after New Year’s day? People take up all the premium parking spots, use all the machines and…
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At-Will Employment Versus Right-to-Work

At-will-employment and right-to-work are two legal terms associated with employment laws. More often, people use these terms interchangeably, but the phrases mean different things, and that’s where we want to shed some light. This blog will talk about the meaning of each — and more — to avoid confusion and…
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Saving for Your Retirement: Invest in Your Family and Community

Why do you invest? For many people, here’s the answer: “I invest because I want to enjoy a comfortable retirement.” And that’s certainly a great reason because all of us should regularly put money away for when we’re retired. But you can also benefit by investing in your family and…
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