008: Respect Your Elders – Protect Your Elders. Avoiding Fraud and Scams Against Seniors

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTweet In today’s show, we talk about protecting our seniors from fraud, and review specific steps you can use to stop the fraud and protect your family and your friends.  We also review some examples of good people that have fallen prey to scams. Most of us were taught at a young age to respect those in authority – “Respect Your...
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Get Informed and Make a Decision — Your Lawyer Can Help

Tweet   Your lawyer can advise what you need to know so that you can make an informed decision. We recently updated our internet service at home and the cable company advised that we needed a wireless router.  Now I am not a techno-idiot, but I am a techno-middle schooler — I understand the concepts, and rely on the smarter kids (and Google) for help along the way.  For me, a willing few...
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006: Want to Be A Landlord? Here are 7 Practical Tips

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTweet In Episode 6, we talk about the practical side of rental property, becoming a landlord, my personal experience, and a legal perspective.  Are you considering entering the world of real estate investing?   We discuss the following seven tips to successful real estate investing: 1. Grow slow. Lots of people get over extended and are one missed rent...
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It depends: a discussion on legal fees

Tweet Lawyers are expensive. So it makes sense that in every client meeting or call, the lawyer hears the client’s problem, and near the end of that meeting there is one more question – how much? 401(K) 2012 via Compfight That makes sense. When I go to a car repair shop I am not put at ease with an hourly rate. But it’s not the rate that bothers me. I don’t really care...
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Credit Counseling – Rip off or Resolution?

Tweet I had lunch the other day with a friend of mine who is having some financial issues. Like many Americans, although not unemployed, he is significantly underemployed. Considering his large family, his underemployment has been a major burden.  Because of medical bills and necessary spending to keep his modest household a float, he has found himself behind the eight ball and looking for...
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