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Coffins don't have Wi-Fi: your digital assets in death

November 27, 2014

 Scott Malouf, The Daily Record Newswire Online accounts are convenient. Want to look at your email at the summit of Whiteface Mountain? If you have a few bars, you’re in business. Yet, your digital convenience is your fiduciary’s digital ...

Is health care REIT a good bet?

November 27, 2014

 Dear Mr. Berko:  My broker of 11 years moved to another firm in another city, and I don’t know what to do. I need your advice. I have $15,000 but don’t want to put it in a certificate of deposit. I want to invest this money and get a ...

Reflections on law firm wakes

November 27, 2014

Richard J. Yurko, The Daily Record Newswire Law firms are fragile. Even large law firms are fragile. One can make a cogent argument that large law firms are particularly fragile. While a large law firm may have hundreds of partners and thousands of associates ...

Employees and social media posts: Issues for employers

November 27, 2014

Brad Frazer, The Daily Record Newswire Social media has tremendous implications for even the smallest Idaho business. It is immediate, it is cheap (or free), it has a potentially huge reach and it is friendly to that typically desirable demographic, adults ...

How to recover from a business disaster

November 27, 2014

Joe Anderson, The Daily Record Newswire Most businesses are taken by surprise when a disaster hits. Why? Is it because it's a new type of disaster? Not typically. Is it because they never could have anticipated it? Not really. It is a result of a failure to ...

Investing in tax liens

November 27, 2014

 Dear Mr. Berko:  What are tax liens? A local businessman offers a course for $2,700 that supposedly would show how I could keep my AutoZone job and make $75,000 or more buying tax liens part time. I could cash in $13,000 from my wife’s individual ...