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Choosing an Executor for Your Estate

Here’s an uncomfortable truth you need to accept: Someday – hopefully in the very distant future – you are going to die. The good news: You can make that moment …

Originally published Published: 05.04.22 Author By Keven Prather

How Playing the Long Game Could Help Build Wealth and Success

Many extremely wealthy people have a much better handle than others on a key concept of success: the long game.

Originally published Published: 04.01.22 Author By Keven Prather

Charitable Giving, the Tax-Wise Way

Americans—especially the affluent—are some of the most charitable people in the world. * Chances are, you use some of your wealth to support favorite causes or organizations that are important …

Originally published Published: 03.01.22 Author By Keven Prather

The Super Rich’s Three Big Fears – and How They Work to Overcome Them

Significant wealth can reduce many of life’s troubles—but it can’t eliminate them entirely. Even the richest among us have fears.

Originally published Published: 01.29.22 Author By Keven Prather

Where Transferable Value Comes From

Creating an effective incentive plan that fits the needs of your team is the best way to ensure your management team stays in place and continues to increase business value …

Originally published Published: 10.02.21 Author By Keven Prather

Can I Still Test for Marijuana and Not be Liable?

Rules for drug testing employees can be confusing, but it’s neither as complicated nor as impossible as you may think.

Originally published Published: 08.30.21 Author By Jo McGuire

Create a Culture of Safety

All employees should keep safety top of mind for the good of themselves, your customers and your company.

Originally published Published: 05.11.21 Author By Eric Knaak

Asset Protection Planning Mistakes

Asset protection strategies can build a wall around your wealth to stop others from unjustly taking what’s yours.

Originally published Published: 12.09.20 Author By Keven Prather

When the Worst Happens, Are You Really Protected?

The vast majority of business owners don’t have any type of disability insurance in place to protect themselves.

Originally published Published: 11.06.20 Author By Keven Prather

Refrigeration Regulations are Changing

There is increasing global activity to transition to more climate-friendly refrigerants to meet the growing demand.

Originally published Published: 10.08.20 Author By Helen Walter-Terrinoni

Heat Transfer and Insurance

Insurance is a means to transfer risk away from their balance sheets to those who are in the business of handling risk: insurance companies.

Originally published Published: 09.01.20 Author By Tom Kaldunski

Time to Sell Your Life Insurance?

Life settlements can help life insurance policyholders liberate cash that is currently ties up.

Originally published Published: 08.10.20 Author By Keven Prather

What to do if You’re Over-Insured

You’ve got options — from sticking with your current coverage to restructuring it into a new policy to eliminating it altogether.

Originally published Published: 07.09.20 Author By Keven Prather

Manufacturers, Suppliers Team up for Refrigerant Transition

If everyone does their jobs correctly, consumers should notice no difference in accessibility, safety or affordability.

Originally published Published: 05.01.20 Author By Stephen Yurek

Discover why not all residential air cleaners are safe here.

Be sure to research what you sell to protect yourself from future product liability issues.

Originally published Published: 02.01.20

What You Need to Know about Worker's Compensation Insurance

Want to protect yourself and your employees — physically and financially? Here’s what you need to know before buying a worker’s compensation policy.

Originally published Published: 09.01.19 Author By Hannah Sullivan

Learn more about the state of refrigerants in the HVACR world.

Refrigerant transitions are happening now, and will have a big impact on both manufacturers and contractors.

Originally published Published: 05.01.19

Industry Study: Transition to Low GWP Refrigerants Underway

The industry is making the steady shift towards low GWP refrigerants.

Originally published Published: 05.01.19

Refrigerant Round-up

Because of inaction at the federal level for the past two years, state governments have passed or proposed legislation to phase out HFC refrigerants.

Originally published Published: 05.01.19 Author By Todd Washam

Be Proactive About #MeToo, or Face Consequences

Understanding the law is one element of protecting an employer from potential liability, but preparing an action plan to handle workplace harassment is a very critical step in avoiding problems …

Originally published Published: 11.01.18 Author By Jeffrey S. Ettenger

HFC Ruling Update: Changing the Rules of the Game

Regardless of the administration’s stance on the environment, if they’re serious about protecting U.S. jobs and U.S. workers, they must appeal this decision.

Originally published Published: 11.01.17 Author By Howard Weiss

EPA Advances Climate Goals

The Environmental Protection Agency released a Final Rule updating it’s Refrigerant Management Program, which is expected to result in significant costs for many sectors of the economy because of the …

Originally published Published: 10.28.16 Author By Michael Weller & Whit Swift

Understand the Tax Implications of Business Mergers

Whether you’re selling a business, buying a business or merging two or more businesses, there are myriad tax and legal issues that need to be navigated, such as financing structure, …

Originally published Published: 08.03.16 Author By Daniel J. Thrailkill

Texting and Driving

Keep your employees’ hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. There are many scenarios in which employers have been found liable for injuries — here’s what you can …

Originally published Published: 02.01.16 Author By Joseph Dreesen & Catherine Cano

Risk Management Shouldn’t Be Risky Business

Instead of focusing on finding the best insurance policy for when an accident occurs, why not focus on preventing it from happening in the first place?

Originally published Published: 06.08.15 Author By Matthew Stangle

Legal Does Not Mean Safe

As more states legalize marijuana, employers should know they still have the right to a drug-free workplace policy.

Originally published Published: 04.01.15 Author By Jo McGuire

Choosing the Right Lawyer is Crucial to Success

A good business attorney provides vital assistance in almost every aspect of your business. Here’s what you need to know to hire an attorney before you actually need one.

Originally published Published: 03.01.15 Author By Pete Grasso

Maximize Your Reach

With geographical expansion comes a variety of tax and business regulations you need to be aware of in order to remain in compliance.

Originally published Published: 02.01.15 Author By Daniel J. Thrailkill

Employee or Independent Contractor: Why it Matters

Knowing how to classify employees can be the difference between profit and disaster.

Originally published Published: 01.05.15 Author By Christopher Boman

Trademark Basics for Small Business Owners

Understanding the value of your trademark is just the first step: Consult a trademark lawyer and pursue legal registration.

Originally published Published: 04.01.14 Author By Beniam Biftu

Copyright Basics for Small Business Owners

Protect Your Intellectual Property with Registered Copyrights

Originally published Published: 03.01.14 Author By Beniam Biftu

Trademark Infringement – The Identity Theft of Businesses

The most important aspect of your business is its identity – its trademark™

Originally published Published: 02.01.14 Author By Beniam Biftu

9 Steps for Reducing Your Exposure to Employee Injury Fraud

9 Steps for Reducing Your Exposure to Employee Injury Fraud

Originally published Published: 11.01.13 Author By Greg Smith

The Legal Liabilities of Electronic Marketing

You need to err on the side of caution when sending customers email. This article reveals how to make sure you’re following the letter of the law.

Originally published Published: 10.01.13 Author By Christopher Corpus

General Business Liability Insurance

If you own, operate or are starting a business, you need general liability insurance. But what does that mean? What protection does it afford? How do you determine your coverage …

Originally published Published: 08.01.13 Author By Caron Beesley