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LEGAL PEOPLE

November 15, 2019

Secrest Wardle is proud to announce that five of the firm's attorneys have been named to the "2020 Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit" list by DBusiness magazine. All five attorneys recognized practice out of Secrest Wardle's headquarters in Troy. Derk W. ...

COMMENTARY: Virginia statute finally declared unconstitutional

November 15, 2019

By Marie E. Matyjaszek No matter how much this nation moves forward in an attempt to treat everyone equally, reminders are present that prejudicial laws and beliefs remain. As a case in point, three Virginia couples recently applied for marriage licenses, ...

NERDWALLET: Time your credit card application this bonus-friendly season

November 15, 2019

By Melissa Lambarena NerdWallet In late 2017, San Francisco couple Riley Adams and his wife stumbled upon the Halley's comet of airline credit card welcome offers. For a limited time, the card was advertising a companion pass on top of a large sign-up bonus. "We ...

THE COUNSELOR'S CORNER: The season of gratitude

November 15, 2019

November and December are months when we focus on gratitude. The weather might appear drab but our hearts are challenged to be grateful. The other day I read a quote that said: "Repetitive complaining will attract things for you to complain about. Repeated ...

NERDWALLET: Speedier payment systems could curb your costs

November 15, 2019

By Liz Weston NerdWallet Here's an illustration of the many ways slow payment systems can inconvenience you and cost you money. Let's say Homer is two days from payday. The family checking account at First Bank of Springfield is on fumes. There's just enough ...

LEGAL PEOPLE

November 15, 2019

Butzel Long has received national recognition in the 2020 "Best Law Firms," rankings by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. Butzel Long is ranked in multiple legal specialties in the Ann Arbor, Bloomfield Hills, Detroit, Lansing, ...