Matters Column

A weekly column on matters concerning legal, money, small business, family business and people issues.

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Telecommuting: things to consider before implementing

December 15, 2017
When computers started to appear in the workplace, people were enthralled with how such equipment would change how we work. Read More

U.S. tax reform affects trade, other economies

December 8, 2017
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday, the triple play ritual following the Thanksgiving holiday has ended. Read More

What does tax reform mean? Depends on who you are

December 1, 2017
There is an old story from the Cold War about a journalist who asked a Soviet politician what the difference was between communism and socialism. Read More

Be intentional about your business’s succession or sale

November 24, 2017
Think back … remember what you went through to start up or purchase your business? Read More

The ties that bind: employee retention

November 17, 2017
People use quotes or phrases that they pick up along life’s path that get incorporated into their daily lives. Read More

Tax reform proposals could impact year-end decisions

November 10, 2017
As the calendar year draws to a close, many of us consider what actions and decisions we should be considering with respect to our financial affairs. Read More

Can you look back at your life and be happy?

October 27, 2017
I would like to suggest that at whatever age you are, you examine what you want to feel when you approach the final runway. Read More

Under lock and key: Are your family assets protected?

October 20, 2017
Asset protection is a concern for almost all individuals. Read More

Do your business practices need a mentality shift?

October 6, 2017
The mentality of the business community, like much of America these days, tends to see everything in a black and white context. Read More

Possible tax reform may impact choice of business entity

September 29, 2017
There are obviously many moving pieces when it comes to tax reform. Read More