Yes, you need a will

Yes, you need a will

There are three documents everyone needs as part of their estate plan. So far in this series, we’ve covered advanced directives/living wills and financial powers of attorney and why you need both. Finally, you need a will, formally called Last Will and Testament. A will is probably the best-known estate planning document. Any time a…

LLC vs. Sole Proprietor

LLC vs. Sole Proprietor

What is a sole proprietor? Being a sole proprietor means you’re doing business, but you have not set up a formal business entity. It is the default business structure for single-owner businesses. This type of business is not separate from the individual at all and no action is required to be a sole proprietor. It’s…

Trademark

Trademark

What is trademark? A trademark is a word, symbol, phrase, design, or combination of those things, that tells where the goods or service come from. There are also service marks (used for service businesses), but in this article I’m going to use the term trademark to refer to service marks, too. Things like logos, slogans,…