Columns

Accept success not as 'how much,' but 'how well'

October 21, 2014

Edward Poll, The Daily Record Newswire It seems that the more that Americans strive for a work-life balance, the more that such a goal becomes, well, out of balance. In the effort to excel, made more intense by the pressure of economics, trying too hard to ...

New lawyers need a good financial plan

October 21, 2014

 Andrew Moss, The Daily Record Newswire Graduating from law school with significant student debt is nothing new for young attorneys. But according to the National Association of Law Placement, starting salaries in the legal profession have fallen 13 ...

Tax consequences of gifts, awards, prizes

October 21, 2014

 John Finocchario, The Daily Record Newswire With the holiday season right around the corner, it is important for both employers and employees to be reminded about the tax consequences of receiving gifts, awards and other prizes. Whether it is a free ...

Health care mutual funds

October 21, 2014

 Dear Mr. Berko:  All the advertisers in the financial media claim to be wizards but either lie or brag only about their successes. Then when you get suckered into their spiels, those stories turn into losses. I’m given up subscribing to stock ...

May it Please the Palate

October 21, 2014

 Complaint department Nick Roumel, Nacht Law “May It Please the Palate” is not pleased. I cannot remember the last time I cooked a meal. Today will be another day of both lunch and dinner on the road, as I embark on a round trip to Tawas ...

Lawsuits don't discriminate among discriminators

October 21, 2014

 Edward Poll, The Daily Record Newswire Want a surefire way to protect against at least some lawsuits? Don’t discriminate! Although this is common knowledge that all lawyers undoubtedly know innately, it bears repeating: Don’t discriminate! As ...