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The Weekly Scenario: Best Time to Take Your Minimum Required Distribution

January 28, 2015

Question: I am over 70 ½ and am required to take my minimum required distribution (“MRD”).  Is it generally better to…

Executive Leaders Radio CEO Interview with Paul Villella Hosted by Offit Kurman

January 28, 2015

Executive Leaders Radio conducts “elite interviews” of prominent CEOs, CFOs, and Presidents focusing on “what makes people tick.” The ten to…

Navigating the Pot Hole of Tenants’ Medical Marijuana Accommodation Requests under the FHA

January 27, 2015

Many states, such as Maryland and New Jersey, have enacted laws legalizing medical marijuana and decriminalizing its possession. Additionally, several…

Read|Delete: Business Jargon and Gibberish- Buzzwords and Communication Killers

January 26, 2015

As a thought leader, do you speak the same way at work as you do at home? Are you communicating…

Compensation and Compliance Matters: RESPA & Section 8- Another Wake-up Call

January 26, 2015

Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau entered into a consent decree with Wells Fargo for over $34 million as…

The Search for Organizational Conflicts Of Interest

January 23, 2015

A recent General Accountability Office (GAO) decision underscores why all contractors should be on the lookout for potential Organizational Conflicts…

Friday Factoid: Snow Blower Patent Approaches its 90th Birthday

January 22, 2015

In 1925, the USPTO issued to Robert E. Cole a patent for a snowplow that used cutters and a fan…

Compensation and Compliance Matters: Did the CFPB Really Just Say That?

January 22, 2015

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently issued a report showing that nearly half of all borrowers did not comparison shop…

Three Reasons Why a Real Estate Title Could Be Defective

January 21, 2015

After months of searching and negotiating, you’re finally ready to buy real property, whether it be a house, commercial building,…

The Weekly Scenario: Transferring a Personal Residence to a Revocable Trust

January 21, 2015

Question:  I understand that an important reason to establish a revocable trust as part of one’s estate plan is to…