Protecting Your Customer List from Former Employees

November 17, 2015

The Value of a Customer List Without paying customers, no business can survive. For almost all business owners, the life-blood of their business is their customer or client list. A customer list is really just another way of saying the list of previous, satisfied customers, or “goodwill.” Those previous customers are perhaps the best source … Read More

Treasury Announces Extra Incentives for HAMP Borrowers

November 17, 2015

Administration officials with the Treasury Department and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced extra incentives for borrowers with modified loans to encourage them to keep up with their payments. Now, borrowers who stay on top of their payments can earn an extra $5,000 towards principal balance reduction in the sixth year of a … Read More

California’s New Employment Laws for 2015

November 17, 2015

Many of the employee-friendly ordinances and employer liability regulations that were codified in California’s Legislature in 2014 have taken effect. Employers and workers are strongly encouraged to stay up-to-date on the recent changes, employers should take action immediately to revise and update their current work policies and procedures for what’s to come in the New Year. Here are … Read More

Our Tips for California IEPs

November 2, 2015

“How can I make sure that my child’s IEP is successful?” The answer is quite simple: Be proactive! Many loving, caring parents of children with special needs can get overwhelmed by the slew of school district attorneys and “higher-ups” that are across the negotiating table. This reaction is normal, albeit counterproductive. For the best results, start planning for your IEP … Read More

Is a Special Needs Trust Right for Me?

November 2, 2015

Do I Need a Special Needs Trust?  There are many considerations to make for parents with special needs children who are thinking about establishing a special needs trust. The answer tends to be “yes,” more often than not. Without a correctly configured special needs (or supplemental needs) trust, your child is at risk of losing government benefits, such as … Read More