As a small business owner, it’s vital to learn what copyright law requires of you and carefully comply.
If you’ve maxed out your 401(k) contributions and want to save more for your retirement, you’ll need to explore other vehicles.
A tax audit is like a spot check. Although one might never happen to you, it always pays to be prepared.
Running for a minor office doesn’t have to be complicated. It will take a little financial forethought, but it isn’t out of reach.
How do you keep paying the bills when you’re quitting your job to start a business?
Benefit corporations are companies that prioritize the “triple bottom line” of environmental, social, and financial benefit.
In a leveraged buyout, not only is the purchase financed with debt, but the business itself becomes collateral for that debt.
You can make a good estimate of your income in retirement, even years in advance. Knowing this number can help you strategize better.
Will the value of your life’s work be eroded by taxes? It takes careful planning to hand on your business while also minimizing tax burden.
If you are a union member, you should plan ahead for a strike so that you know how you will manage if one does happen.
Generally, private equity consists of a firm which collects investments from others before purchasing assets such as businesses.
In your estate planning, you can reduce the amount of tax your estate will have to pay with the right strategies.
Insurance companies require you to prove that you have an insurable interest in the thing or person you’re attempting to insure.
While every reservist’s situation is unique, there are a few basic things to know about financial planning as a military reservist.
Your business is an investment, but shouldn’t be your whole retirement plan. Instead, make your business a part of your retirement plan.
Sometimes home values fail to rise as you hoped or even plummet. What are the odds that a home you buy will continue to increase in value?
Going back to grad school can be a financial setback, but with the right planning, you can minimize the damage and keep up with your obligations.
Short term rentals seemed like the perfect way to maximize income from a real estate investment. They can earn far more over the same time period than long-term rentals. But […]
While getting health insurance is more complicated when you’re self-employed, it’s possible to get and stay covered.
Could a multi-family home—roommates, multi-generational living, or a group home—be the right choice for you?
Is it worth it to buy a home in an HOA? It depends on what you’re looking for in your new home.
One popular new process, called yield farming, allows cryptocurrency to function more like a bank where you can deposit money for interest.
With so much inflation lately, it’s worthwhile to learn the different types of inflation measurements and what each one means.
Having assets as a disabled person can be a problem. Owning too much can destroy your eligibility for benefits. Or, if you’re the parent of a disabled person, it can […]
The bulk of many portfolios is a combination of stocks and bonds. What’s the perfect mix of stocks and bonds for your situation?
There are tax benefits you can access as a landowner to help reduce your tax liability. These can include conservation easements.
An ABLE account gives you the ability to keep certain assets without them counting against your benefits.
The SEC writes regulations for the financial sphere. Though sometimes these regulations may seem burdensome, many of them protect you.
Today we will talk about a few different investment simulation tools so you can understand where your advisor’s predictions come from.
Mixing debt with personal relationships can be risky. Are there situations in which you can give a friend or family member an informal loan?
How can you save for retirement when you don’t have an employer-provided 401(k)? IRAs and solo 401(k)s are a few options.
By giving up luxury, you could save thousands. Or could you? Is it actually a smart budget choice to drive a beater car?
Two popular types of funds are actively managed mutual funds and index funds. Today, we’ll look into the similarities and differences between them.
There is no one program that covers all disabled Americans. Depending on your work history and income, you may qualify for SSI, SSDI, or both.
The US federal government often contracts with small businesses. The government might turn out to be one of your top customers.
In a few people, stock trading begins to behave like a gambling addiction—and, like a gambling addiction, it has dire consequences.
If you’re making good headway on your financial goals, you may want to figure out whether trying to go mortgage free is right for you.
A lot of “passive income” ideas are really scams, encouraging you to spend money on something that won’t actually let you quit your job.
If you own a small business, you probably deal with contracts all the time. Getting agreements in writing protects both you and everyone you do business with.
Wondering where your money went? It’s time to learn how to track your spending after the fact.
In investing, it’s unwise to take advice from online strangers. They might lack expertise or have an ulterior motive.
While less common than conventional renting, rent to own has advantages for both renter and landlord.
Nobody’s perfect all the time. Here’s what happens if you file taxes late and what you can do about it.
Once you decide your business needs help, who do you hire? A bookkeeper, an accountant, or both?
Market manipulation is when someone artificially inflates or depresses the price of a stock in order to profit.
Once you’ve founded a small business, the next milestone is opening a business bank account. Here are a few tips about banking as a business.
Being “penny wise and pound foolish” means carefully saving small amounts of money, but failing to keep track of the bigger picture.
If you own a home, it’s probably your largest asset. Its value, minus what you owe on your mortgage, is a large part of your wealth. But the actual value […]
One way many business owners like to contribute is through corporate philanthropy—giving to charity as a business.
The economy is doing better than many analysts thought, but it’s still on shaky ground. Several banks have failed, interest rates are rising, and many big tech companies have laid […]