Archive | December, 2012

How to Plan Financially for 2013

28. December 2012

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Believe it or not, 2012 is almost at its close. It has been a rough financial year for most, with a few bright spots. As of this date, we still do not know what is going to happen with the “fiscal cliff” either. Next year could be worse, if some predictions come true. How do […]

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Does Your Attorney Give Bad Advice?

26. December 2012

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How would you know? Sometimes it is a gut feeling and sometimes you know after comparing it advice others are receiving. However, how do you know your attorney is wrong? One would hope that all attorneys try to give the best advice they can. One also hopes it is legal and sound. SmithLaw strives to […]

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Using Social Media to Keep Track of Financial News

21. December 2012

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People use social media for all types of things. One great idea is to use it to keep track of financial news. Since you read your social media feed several times a day, why not follow key financial accounts too. That way you do not have to make a special trip to all sorts of […]

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The Time Traveler’s Guide to the Value of Money

17. December 2012

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Let us pretend that you are planning a trip in a time machine and you need some money for the future. So, do you stockpile a bunch in your time machine with you? Or, do you invest it so that you will have earned interest on that investment and you can collect it when you […]

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Gun Safety in Florida

13. December 2012

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Florida and its gun laws are frequently in the news. If it is not the Stand Your Ground law, then it is the castle doctrine, or even the concealed weapons legislation. However, sometimes those issues overshadow the concerns citizens have about more basic aspects of gun ownership. Many people just have concerns about how to […]

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Credit Bureau Disputes

8. December 2012

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Your credit worthiness is one of the most important parts of your financial health. Your credit score could perhaps be even more important, and it is dependent on your credit report. Specifically, what your credit reports says determines how much you can borrow and at what rates. Yet, every day someone finds out that his […]

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Florida’s Gun Laws

3. December 2012

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Guns in Florida have really made the headlines in the last year. Sarasota attorney Christopher D. Smith with SmithLaw presents a roundup of the issues surrounding Florida and guns. Stand Your Ground The Stand Your Ground Law got the most attention this year, with the Trayvon Martin shooting in February. The alleged shooter, George Zimmerman, […]

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