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A weekly column on matters concerning legal, money, small business, family business and people issues.
If you've had the privilege of hanging around a group of excited estate planners, at one point or another the abbreviation “DINK” may have been thrown into the conversation. Read More
Washington has adopted a tradition in recent years of allowing certain tax provisions to expire and then renewing them for a short period. Read More
There was a Playboy cartoon in the late ’50s about the Greek historian Diogenes. A Greek man asks a passerby with an oil lamp if he is Diogenes looking for an honest man. Read More
With the New Year fast approaching, we tend to resolve to do things differently in the coming year. Some of the resolutions are impacted by items or events in our lives. Such resolutions need to be reasonable and attainable. Read More
When I was engaged in small business advocacy with the Small Business Association of Michigan and the National Small Business Association, I was consistently pushing a more aggressive stance on the issues. Read More
Family-owned businesses are a driving force in the United States’ economy, contributing more than 50 percent of the gross domestic product. Read More