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A Blueprint for Construction Loans

By: Paul Cardarella

If your business requires a physical location, one of the biggest dilemmas can be whether to build, buy, or rent. In truth, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to that question. The most important thing to remember is, the answer that's best for you and your business should be based on facts and not fear of the unknown.

Choosing the right person to administer your estate can be hard. Many feel compelled to choose a family member, not realizing there are other, perhaps better, options.

A full banking relationship offers peace of mind by saving time, money, and stress.

Jumpstarting your net worth comes down to a couple of key things: mindset and behavior.

Every business owner should develop a clear and accurate understanding of the value of his or her business. Here are five reasons for determining the value of one’s business.

This presentation highlights differences between wills and trusts, as well as how to protect one's savings and legacy from probate, estate taxes, etc.

When it comes to estate planning, many have questions about which route is best: Creating a trust or simply drafting a will. The answer is, it depends.

Now, more than ever, it's important to get our future plans in order. Use this extra time and our checklist to "spring clean" your financial future!

It's important to create thoughtful order in your financial life, and that includes providing for proper care and administration of your estate.

Do you know when and how to leave your estate to the recipients of your assets? There are three basic options for your estate planning.

When a loved one passes away there are many financial matters that must be addressed.

As a general rule, there are 4 ways to leave a legacy: (1) by will, (2) by trust, (3) by beneficiary designation, and (4) by joint ownership arrangements.

When the time comes, you probably want to control how your estate's distributed to the people or organizations you care most about. THAT's Estate Planning.

Good estate planning necessitates a team of trusted advisors to ensure the plan meets financial, family and health situations. Follow these six steps.

Does your business have a short-term contingency plan? Contingency planning is an essential part to preparing for unexpected absence from the business.

Have you ever wondered how many documents are necessary to have a well-crafted estate plan? The short answer is often: “more than you think.”

At some point, we may inherit a home/other real property. Consulting with professionals improves one’s chances of doing so under favorable circumstances.

Whether your plan is to retire cold-turkey or transition more slowly, there are a few things to keep in mind to make the process easier.

If you’ve had a big life change, it's a good time to go over your estate plan. Here are a few life events that could trigger a review of your documents.

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