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Why “Just a Will” Is Never Enough

Posted by Susan Ford | May 15, 2023 | 0 Comments

When you think of estate planning, a Will is usually the first thing that comes to mind. In fact, most people who contact me tell me they don't need anything complicated for their estate- just a Will. Indeed, Wills have a reputation as the number one estate planning tool and can be seen all over ...

4 Ways to Use AI to Make Life Easier for You and Your Family

Posted by Susan Ford | May 09, 2023 | 0 Comments

AI technology is here, but don’t worry, you don’t need to be a techie to make AI work for you (or fear that it will lead to a revolution of Schwarzenegger-esque cyborgs). This week, I’m exploring 4 ways you can use AI language model software to make your family’s life easier. I’ll share real-world examples of the software in use, so you can free up more time for the things and people you love. Read it here…

Why Everyone Needs to Keep Their Estate Plan Updated

Posted by Susan Ford | Mar 29, 2023 | 0 Comments

As the world and its laws continue to evolve, everyone needs to keep their estate plans up to date. An estate plan is a set of documents, such as a will or trust, that dictate how assets will be distributed upon death or incapacity. An individual's current legal and financial situation should be ...

4 Essential Legal Agreements No Business Should Be Without

Posted by Res Nova Law | Jan 31, 2023 | 0 Comments

When starting a new business, putting the right legal agreements in place is crucial for protecting your assets and relationships. Yet far too many new business owners put off—or even entirely overlook—creating these vital documents. You might not even know which agreements you need. The followi...

5 Tips For Creating A Business Plan That Works

Posted by Res Nova Law | Jan 29, 2023 | 0 Comments

Far too many aspiring entrepreneurs jump-start their businesses without taking the time to plan properly. Just as a builder uses a blueprint to ensure a new construction project will be structurally sound, a carefully researched and well-thought-out business plan allows you to determine whether o...

7 Tips for Creating a Winning Business Plan

Posted by Res Nova Law | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

A solid business plan can not only serve as a roadmap to guide your company’s progress, but it can also give you an opportunity to test the validity of your business model, research the market, understand your competition, and avoid potential pitfalls. And if you are applying for a loan or seeking investors, a business plan is a must-have to demonstrate that you’ve fully vetted your business’ financial feasibility.

How Will A Recession Affect Your Family?

Posted by Susan Ford | Dec 06, 2022 | 0 Comments

As you've surely heard by now, we're in the midst of great economic shifts. The collapse of the crypto market, the roller coaster that is the stock market, rising interest rates, dropping home values, and inflation through the roof—it's enough to make you sick. And it can make you sick, unless yo...

Small Business Spotlight: Sue Malo

Posted by Susan Ford | Nov 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

This week we are shining our Small Business Spotlight on Sue Malo of RevLocal, a digital marketing company. Sue grew up in Portland and graduated from Willamette University. After living in Chicago for 30 years, she returned home to her family and roots in the Pacific Northwest in 2016. Sue cons...

Protect Your Aging Loved Ones From Undue Influence

Posted by Res Nova Law | Oct 08, 2022 | 0 Comments

Following the death of a loved one, close family members are sometimes surprised to learn that they didn't receive the inheritance they were expecting, and that the deceased instead left most of their estate to an individual they only recently met, who wasn't even a relative. While it's not alway...

3 Pitfalls to Avoid When Buying an Existing Business

Posted by Res Nova Law | Sep 15, 2022 | 0 Comments

Whether it's your very first or your fifth company, if you're looking to start a new business venture, you have two options: 1) build your own from scratch or 2) buy an existing one. And while many entrepreneurs dream of building their own company from the ground up, the reality is, launching a b...

6 Essential Strategies For Starting A New Business

Posted by Res Nova Law | Jun 23, 2022 | 0 Comments

If you are thinking of starting a business, you'll find all sorts of advice about how to go about getting your new venture off the ground. Indeed, there are entire websites devoted to the topic. Yet, with so much information out there, it's hard to know what you should heed and what you can ignor...

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