Why A Beneficiary Check-up Is Important

When was the last time you reviewed the beneficiaries on your accounts? Time goes by quickly and, as they say, “life happens.” Things change in your life and because you are so busy, there’s a tendency to put it at the bottom of your To-Do list or even forget about it altogether. You may understand … Read more

How Nursing Home Planning Can Protect Your Assets

How Nursing Home Planning Can Protect Your Assets

It’s a difficult subject to consider, but are you prepared if you or your loved ones must be admitted to a nursing home? Of course, we all want to be able to live out our days in our home. The reality is that most will be faced with the difficult decision of admitting a loved … Read more

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Sativa Boatman-Sloan, Attorney At Law

Choosing an attorney should be done carefully and certainly not solely based on advertisements. You should match your needs with the attorney’s areas of practice. The law is vast and complex. It is difficult to be knowledgeable and have first-hand experience in all areas. Therefore, it becomes crucial for attorneys to limit their focus to … Read more

Protect Your Business With Confidentiality Agreements

Some small business owners have created an idea or product that contains a new business model, invention, or other trade secrets. Far too often, these same business owners don’t take into consideration how important it is to have documents in place to protect their ideas. Perhaps they are consumed with the hectic operations of growing … Read more

FITNESS: Important At Any Age

It’s never too late to start an exercise program. Studies continue to support that exercise at any age provides a multitude of benefits, beyond weight control. Benefits Include: Preventing Osteoporosis Relieving Stress Promoting Heart Health Improving Cognitive Memory Improving Metabolism Lowering Blood Pressure Reducing Bad Cholesterol According to a report from the Mayo Clinic, “Even … Read more

Protecting Your Assets With Revocable Trusts

How do you avoid probate, yet put someone “in charge” of your assets upon death so they are distributed to members of your family, friends, and/or charities based on your wishes? Create a Trust! A revocable living trust is a sound estate planning tool that can be used to determine who will get your assets … Read more

Make it a Year of Happiness & Prosperity

As in the words of Jim Rohn, “Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue what you want.” Success, happiness, and prosperity are all controlled by you. Now is the time for you to begin that journey for this new upcoming year. You are now at the beginning of a new … Read more

Is Your Workforce Properly Classified? How to Avoid Penalties.

Properly classifying those who do work for you is perhaps one of the most important decisions you can make as a business owner. In an effort to save money and headaches, you may be tempted to hire someone as an independent contractor. Is your relationship with them really that of an independent contractor? It’s a … Read more

6 Surefire Ways to Erase Your Holiday Stress

6 Surefire Ways to Erase Your Holiday Stress

We have the highest concentration of holidays in the last quarter of the year. With Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s your calendar is bound to be booked solid with family gatherings, company parties, and get-togethers with friends. The holidays are supposed to be about family, friends, and appreciation. All too often, busy schedules, gift … Read more

Should I Form an LLC?

Should I Form an LLC

Perhaps the most frequently asked questions I get by business owners are “Should I form a Limited Liability Company (LLC)? What are the advantages if I did? Should I wait until my business grows to a certain level?” You may have started your small business under your own individual name and filed a Fictitious Name … Read more