Financial How Tos

7 Tips for Improving Your Credit Score

An important step to finding a home, whether you’re renting or buying, is ensuring that you have a good credit history. The American Bankers Association suggests the following tips to improve your credit score.

Getting a Loan: What You Need to Know

Preparation is key to navigating today’s housing market. ABA offers the following tips to help prepare potential homebuyers.

5 Important Questions When Choosing Your First Home

Moving into your own place can be exciting and frightening at the same time. We suggest considering the following questions when choosing your own home.

Back to Investing Basics

With the broad sell-off in stocks in the last two months of 2018, followed by gains in the early months of 2019, volatility has returned as a factor for investors to take into account…

Estate Planning

Cosden’s revocable trust became irrevocable at her death in 2010. The trustees of the trust were Yvonne’s only Yvonne child, Christopher, and Yvonne’s personal assistant and friend, Joseph Horgan…

Total Return Trusts

Trust income shall be paid to my wife at least annually, and the trust remainder shall be paid to my children at her death.” That common phrase, familiar to generations of trust lawyers, sounds simple, but it is not. What is “income”?

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