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Good Boys and ‘Bad Boys’ — Borrower Promises and Lender Rights in Carveout Guaranties

By Tracy Treger • April 13, 2021

A carveout guaranty is a limited recourse loan that protects a borrower’s personal assets in a default, but conditions must still be met.

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Is It Worth It to Hire an Advisor?—Why Only a Trusted Advisor Will Do

By Henry Krasnow • April 9, 2021

Hiring a trusted advisor is worth the time and money you’ll save doing something you cannot or should not do by yourself.

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Family Business Conflicts: Are You Choking on Family Fur Balls?

By Stephanie Olexa • April 8, 2021

Conflict resolution in family business starts by addressing ‘fur balls’. Don’t choke, or family business conflicts will worsen.

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Family Business Trends

STEP, KPMG Study: Global Family Business Governance Trends

By Bruce Werner • April 6, 2021
Here’s what the STEP survey on global family business trends reveals about governance, Millennial leadership, diversity and retirement.

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Personal Data Breach

When Collecting Personal Data, Restraint and Insurance are Key

By Adam Brouillet • April 2, 2021
Is your business collecting personal data? If you experience a data breach, you won’t just be a victim—you’ll also be a defendant.

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Hedge Fund Returns

How to Evaluate Future Hedge Fund Returns Using Market Environment and Strategy Analysis

By Joe Burns • April 1, 2021
Hedge fund performance is on the rise. Understand how markets, strategy and other factors impact future hedge fund returns.

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Raw Land Real Estate

Investing in Raw Land: This Land Was Made For You and Me

By The Financial Poise Editors • March 29, 2021
Buying raw land can be more affordable and flexible than traditional real estate, but raw land real estate is not without its share of risks.

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USCIS Site Visits

What Employers of Foreign National Workers Should Know to Prepare for a USCIS Site Visit

By Fiona McEntee • March 26, 2021
The US increased USCIS site visits to employers of foreign nationals to combat H1-B visa fraud. Here’s how to prepare for a site visit.

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Offering Employee Benefits

4 Vital Items Your Employee Benefits Package Needs to Remain Competitive

By Jacob Dayan • March 25, 2021
Are you a growing business looking to build a competitive benefits package within your means? Learn about the top 4 employee benefits.

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Family Offices and Managing Private Wealth

5 Rules for Building a Solid Family Office Structure

By Gary Levenstein • March 24, 2021
A solid family office structure requires a quality management team that can protect and sustain a family’s wealth over generations.

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Professional Failure

Moving On: How to Learn From Professional Failure and Shape It Into Success

By David Spitulnik • March 23, 2021
Professional failure is hard to accept, whether it was in your control or not. Take these steps to learn from failure with poise and grace.

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Allen Stanford Ponzi Case

The Attorney Immunity Defense: Ongoing Allen Stanford Ponzi Case Sparks Debate

By Adam Hirsch • March 17, 2021
The Allen Stanford Ponzi case rages on in the Caribbean, putting the attorney immunity doctrine under fire once again.

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Calculating QBI Deductions

How to Know if You Can Claim the Qualified Business Income Deduction On Your Taxes

By Katherine Braden • March 16, 2021
The QBI deduction allows owners of most pass-through entities to deduct up to 20% of their QBI on their taxes. Are you eligible?

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