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The Weekly Scenario from Steve Shane – 1.13.14

January 13, 2014

Question:  Are inherited IRAs protected from creditor claims? Answer:  Suppose Jane dies and her IRA passes to her son Jim.…

Friday Factoid – 1.10.14

January 10, 2014

Many great “inventions” are merely accidental discoveries. For example, in 1943, Navy engineer Richard James was researching how springs could…

What is a Loan Officer Referral Policy?

January 10, 2014

In his weekly blog, “Compensation and Compliance Matters,” found on the National Mortgage News website, Offit Kurman financial compliance attorney…

The Cumulative Effects of Intellectual Property Theft in the U.S.

January 9, 2014

According to the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property, the scale of international Intellectual Property Theft is unprecedented.…

Labor & Employment Telebrief – 12.11.13

January 9, 2014

By Howard K. Kurman, Esquire An Edited Transcript. Issues discussed: Frogley v. Meridian Joint School District (Supreme Court of Idaho…

Financial Compliance Attorney Outlines CFPB Compliance Requirements

January 8, 2014

Offit Kurman financial compliance attorney Ari Karen writes a weekly blog for   National Mortgage News,  entitled, “Compensation and Compliance Matters.” In…

Read|Delete – 1.6.14

January 6, 2014

Fewer Silver Spoons: Asked of 50 billionaires — “How old were you when you made your first million?” Source: Forbes,…

The Weekly Scenario from Steve Shane – 1.6.14

January 6, 2014

Question:  Should we tell our kids what we plan to leave them under our Wills? Answer:  Estate planning is often…

Implementing the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010

January 3, 2014

In June of 2013, almost three years after the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 was first established, the U.S.…

Friday Factoid – 1.3.14

January 3, 2014

Time magazine’s list of greatest inventions made during 2013 include alcoholic coffee, an artificial pancreas, robotic legs for paraplegics, a…