Umbrella Insurance: The Safety Net You Need

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  Umbrella Insurance: The Safety Net You Need by Amy Lignor   The realm of insurance is just about the most difficult maze to get through. Each and every day it seems the financial and insurance industries are changing. What is not changing, however, is the fact that lawsuits fill up the courts more and […]

Need a Job in 2017? Feel “Free” to Make One for Yourself

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    Need a Job in 2017? Feel “Free” to Make One for Yourself by Amy Lignor   One truth in the business world, when it comes to careers, is that being a “freelancer” is what most people want to do. In fact, it has become one of the most popular career choices in 2017. […]

Tax Tips for Gifting in 2017

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  Tax Tips for Gifting in 2017 by Amy Lignor   It may seem silly to be speaking about contributions, donations to charity, and holiday gifting when the temperature gauges in some areas of the U.S. are still reading three digits. However, as anyone can see when they go to retrieve their mail, more and […]

Add Value with Summer Home Renovation Projects

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  Add Value with Summer Home Renovation Projects by Amy Lignor   There are a whole list of summer activities for you and the kids planned. Most of them, of course, you want to be nothing but fun, such as grilling outside on the patio or swimming in the pool. However, having the backyard pool […]

Your Investment Adviser Has New Rules

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  Your Investment Adviser Has New Rules by Amy Lignor   So, what is a fiduciary? It’s quite simple, really. A fiduciary is any person whose recommendations for buying or selling allocations are in the client’s best interest. They are the people out there who give you that ultimate advice when it comes to contributions, […]

The Hottest Locales for Small Business in the U.S.

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  The Hottest Locales for Small Business in the U.S. by Amy Lignor   No, Silicon Valley is not being replaced. However, with the Kauffman Foundation releasing its annual Startup Activity Index last week showing, in detail, trends in U.S. business startups for 2017, it was revealed that California has been booted out of first […]

The Best Car Investments of 2017…So Far

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  The Best Car Investments of 2017…So Far by Amy Lignor   When the automobile industry ushered in its ‘best’ with the New Year, the rankings were released by U.S. News & World Reports, as well as other critics out there. And some have most definitely lived up to the hype. As we get ready […]

The Brotherhood of Politics and the Economy Drop Mortgage Rates

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  The Brotherhood of Politics and the Economy Drop Mortgage Rates by Amy Lignor   The political arena and the financial arena always walk hand-in-hand. As it is with the healthcare field being up in the air right now and people rushing to their doctors in order to get their “free” health services before they […]

Making Money Online

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  Making Money Online by Amy Lignor   Yes…there are books, audiotapes, videos on YouTube, seminars, webinars and every other ‘nar’ you can possibly think of that offer up information on how YOU can be a millionaire using nothing but your own home computer. Of course, if wealth were that easy, no one would be […]

Buying & Selling: Learning the Art of the Tag Sale

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  Buying & Selling: Learning the Art of the Tag Sale by Amy Lignor   When people speak about making a few extra bucks, there is more than one way to skin a cat these days. Perhaps you’re trying to save up for a vacation for the family to take this summer. Perhaps you are […]