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You Only Die Once: A Guide to Estate Planning for You and Your Lo...
by Jeffrey Althaus

Language

English

Pages

96

Publication Date

November 02, 2018

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“WHY DO I NEED A WILL, OR TRUST, OR POWER OF ATTORNEY?”<br /><br />“WHAT HAPPENS IF I DON’T HAVE ANYTHING IN PLACE AT ALL?” <br /><br />The simple answer is … YOU ONLY DIE ONCE. <br /><br />But what really does happen if you pass away and don’t have a plan in place? This topic is a difficult one to begin discussing, and once you do start to talk about it, it can sometimes be impossible to comprehend or you receive legal advice that only confuses the matter. <br /><br />This book was written with an eye toward simplicity and keeping it easy to understand for everyone. It will be your guide to understanding what estate planning is, what documents make up a good plan, how those documents work, and what happens if you don’t have a plan in place. From wills, to trusts and everything in between, this book provides the groundwork so you can understand the basics. Should you make a plan for yourself? Do you need a lawyer? What is a living will? All of these questions and more are answered inside.<br />
Start Your Own Corporation: Why the Rich Own Their Own Companies ...
by Garrett Sutton

Language

English

Pages

220

Publication Date

February 28, 2013

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<div>We live in a highly litigious world. As you live your life you must keep your guard up. As you grow your wealth you must protect it. For those who don’t predators await, and their attorneys will use every trick in the toolbox to get at - whether large or small-your unprotected assets.<BR><BR>Start Your Own Corporation educates you on an action plan to protect your life’s gains. Corporate attorney and best selling author Garrett Sutton clearly explains the all too common risks of failing to protect yourself and the strategies for limiting your liability going forward. The information is timely, accessible and applicable to every citizen in every situation.<BR><BR>Garrett Sutton has spent the last thirty years protecting clients’ assets and implementing corporate structures to limit liability. This significant experience shines through in a very readable book on the why to’s and how to’s for achieving asset protection. Start Your Own Corporation teaches how to select between corporations and LLCs and how to use Nevada and Wyoming entities to your maximum advantage. This non-technical and easy to understand book also educates on the importance of following corporate formalities, using business tax deductions and building business credit.<BR><BR>Rich Dad Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki says, “Start Your Own Corporation is a must read for anyone with any assets to protect.”<BR></div>
How to be a Chief Operating Officer: 16 Disciplines for Success
by Jennifer Geary

Language

English

Pages

324

Publication Date

June 27, 2017

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Chief Operating Officer is one of the most complex senior management roles in organisations today. It embraces a range of disciplines, from Technology to Human Resources, from Legal to Risk. Yet, unlike other senior executive roles, there is no established framework or body of knowledge to support the COO. <br />This book de-mystifies the COO role and breaks it into 16 core elements; the three fundamental pillars of Culture, Strategy and Change, plus 13 technical areas. It outlines responsibilities, warning signs, and how to boost performance. It equips you with the questions you need to ask to gain early insight, diagnose the issues and move into execution.<br />Drawing on industry standards and enriched with expert insight and real-life current examples, it condenses a vast range of knowledge and experience into one accessible read. This book, which can be consumed in one sitting, will make you a more effective leader, faster. This is the book that current COOs wish they had at the outset of their journey. It is the book that your CEO, Board and team need you to read.<br /><br />‘A must-read guide for all aspiring COOs. Packed with practical insights and based on real life experiences, it gives a clear and powerful road map for this transformational organizational role.’<br />Justin Forsyth, Deputy Executive Director, UNICEF <br /><br />‘It is rare for a single book to command such breadth of expertise, practical insight and advice that is so easy to put into action. This is a consequence of the superb clarity of Jennifer’s writing, and the fact that she has earned her expertise – and the scars that come with it – from working on the business end of the stick for over twenty years.’<br />Mark Waddington, CEO, Hope and Homes for Children<br /><br />‘Crisply written, clear and to the point.’<br />Ben Brabyn, CEO, Level 39<br /><br />‘An impressive read. De-codes the very tricky role of COO and inspires you on how to be a great one.’<br />Niamh O’Keeffe, Author of “Your First 100 days” and “Your Next Role”<br /><br />‘The defining text on the role of the COO and its component parts. This is an informative and useful read for existing COOs. It is a must read for new COOs, aspiring COOs and most importantly CEOs and Heads of HR in hiring COOs for their organisations.'<br />Paul Ford, CEO, Anchura Partners<br /><br /> <br />‘The role of COO is a balancing act, and requires multiple hard and soft skills. This nifty handbook provides a shortcut to understand the critical skills required, and is filled with nuggets of practical and accessible advice.’<br />Sinead Mahon, Banking COO<br /><br />‘This book takes one of the most frameless and unstructured roles in business today, and using personal experiences seeks to help others to demystify the role and deliver insight on how to be effective and successful. Insightful and extensive, a book I would have loved to have access to when I was starting out in my career.’<br />Pam Murphy, COO, Infor
You Have the Right to Remain Innocent
by James Duane

Language

English

Pages

154

Publication Date

September 20, 2016

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<p><b>An urgent, compact manifesto that will teach you how to protect your rights, your freedom, and your future when talking to police.</b></p><p>Law professor James J. Duane became a viral sensation thanks to a 2008 lecture outlining the reasons why you should never agree to answer questions from the police—especially if you are innocent and wish to stay out of trouble with the law. In this timely, relevant, and pragmatic new book, he expands on that presentation, offering a vigorous defense of every citizen’s constitutionally protected right to avoid self-incrimination. Getting a lawyer is not only the best policy, Professor Duane argues, it’s also the advice law-enforcement professionals give their own kids.</p><p>Using actual case histories of innocent men and women exonerated after decades in prison because of information they voluntarily gave to police, Professor Duane demonstrates the critical importance of a constitutional right not well or widely understood by the average American. Reflecting the most recent attitudes of the Supreme Court, Professor Duane argues that it is now even easier for police to use your own words against you. This lively and informative guide explains what everyone needs to know to protect themselves and those they love.</p>
2018 Virginia PSI Real Estate Exam Prep Questions and Answers: St...
by , Fun Science Group

Language

English

Pages

410

Publication Date

January 12, 2018

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Pass the 2018 Virginia PSI Real Estate Salesperson Exam effortlessly on your 1st try. In this simple course, which includes both the Virginia state and PSI question and answer exam prep study guide, not only will you learn to pass the state licensing exam, you will also learn: <br /><br />- How to study for the VA exam quickly and effectively. <br /><br />- Secrets to Passing the Real Estate Exam even if you do not know the answer to a question. <br /><br />- How to tackle hard real estate MATH questions with ease and eliminate your fears. <br /><br />- Tips and Tricks from Real Estate Professionals, professional exam writers and test proctors. <br /><br />It will also answer questions like: <br /><br />- Do I need other course materials from companies like Allied Real Estate School? How about Anthony Real Estate School or Kaplan Real Estate School? Are they even good schools to attend? <br /><br />- What kinds of questions are on the Virginia Real Estate License Exam? <br /><br />- Should I use the VA Real Estate License Exams for Dummies Book? <br /><br />This Real Estate Study Guide contains over 1200+ real estate exam questions and answers with full explanations. It includes the Virginia State Specific portion, the PSI portion, real estate MATH ONLY section, and real estate vocabulary only exams. You will receive questions and answers that are similar to those on the Virginia Department of Real Estate Exam.<br /><br />You deserve the BEST real estate exam prep program there is to prepare you to pass, and it gets no better than this. The Virginia Real Estate Salesperson Exam is one of the hardest state test to pass in the United States. We have compiled this simple exam cram book that quickly and easily prepares you to take your state licensing exam and pass it on the 1st try with the PSI exam. Our Real Estate Exam Review is designed to help you pass the real estate exam in the quickest, easiest and most efficient manner possible. Throw away your real estate course test books and class notes, this is all you need to pass!
2018 CALIFORNIA Real Estate License Exam Prep: A Complete Study G...
by , Pinnacle Exam Prep Prof...

Language

English

Pages

1135

Publication Date

November 15, 2017

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This study guide and test preparation manual has been updated to provide the latest information in real estate finance, federal law and regulation, and appraisal license requirements.<br /><br />Pass the 2018 California Real Estate Salesperson Exam effortlessly on your 1st try. In this simple course, which includes both the California state and question and answer exam prep study guide, not only will you learn to pass the state licensing exam, you will also learn: <br /><br />•Questions and Answers with Explanations on all aspects of real estate law and finance, including contracts, deeds, appraisals, brokerage, leasing, mortgages, federal regulation of Fair Housing, Truth-in-Lending, and environmental matters<br />•Presents more than 1,600 practice questions similar to those found on licensing exams, including model tests<br />•A useful glossary of more than 600 key real estate terms for test preparation and reference.<br />•All questions answered and explained<br />•Offers proven test-taking strategies and study techniques<br />•Math (finance) only portion to tackle difficult real estate math to help ease and eliminated your fears<br />•Tips and Tricks from Real Estate Professionals, real estate attorney’s and professional exam proctors<br />•Secrets to Passing the Real Estate Exam on the 1st Try.<br />
<br />It will also answer questions like: <br /><br />•What kinds of questions are on the California Real Estate License Exam?<br />•Do I need other course materials from companies like Allied Real Estate School? How about Anthony Real Estate School or Kaplan Real Estate School? Are they even good schools to attend? <br />•Should I use the CA Real Estate License Exams for Dummies Book?<br /><br /><br />This Real Estate Study Guide contains over 1600+ real estate exam questions and answers with full explanations. It includes the California State Specific portion, real estate MATH ONLY section, and real estate VOCABULARY ONLY exams. You will receive questions and answers that are similar to those on the California Department of Real Estate Exam.<br /><br />You deserve the BEST real estate exam prep program there is to prepare you to pass, and it gets no better than this. The California Real Estate Salesperson Exam is one of the hardest state test to pass in the United States. We have compiled this simple exam cram book that quickly and easily prepares you to take your state licensing exam and pass it on the 1st try. Our Real Estate Exam Review is designed to help you pass the real estate exam in the quickest, easiest and most efficient manner possible. Throw away your real estate course test books and class notes, this is all you need to pass!<br /><br />————————————<br />SHORT Description<br />————————————————<br /><br />This study guide and test preparation manual has been updated to provide the latest information in real estate finance, federal law and regulation, and appraisal license requirements. This guide contains over 1600+ real estate exam questions and answers with full explanations. Pass the 2017 California Real Estate Salesperson Exam effortlessly on your 1st try.
2018 New Jersey PSI Real Estate Exam Prep Questions and Answers: ...
by , Fun Science Group

Language

English

Pages

422

Publication Date

January 04, 2018

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Pass the 2018 New Jersey PSI Real Estate Salesperson Exam effortlessly on your 1st try. In this simple course, which includes both the New Jersey state and PSI question and answer exam prep study guide, not only will you learn to pass the state licensing exam, you will also learn: <br /><br />- How to study for the NJ exam quickly and effectively. <br /><br />- Secrets to Passing the Real Estate Exam even if you do not know the answer to a question. <br /><br />- How to tackle hard real estate MATH questions with ease and eliminate your fears. <br /><br />- Tips and Tricks from Real Estate Professionals, professional exam writers and test proctors. <br /><br />It will also answer questions like: <br /><br />- Do I need other course materials from companies like Allied Real Estate School? How about Anthony Real Estate School or Kaplan Real Estate School? Are they even good schools to attend? <br /><br />- What kinds of questions are on the New Jersey Real Estate License Exam? <br /><br />- Should I use the NJ Real Estate License Exams for Dummies Book? <br /><br />This Real Estate Study Guide contains over 1200+ real estate exam questions and answers with full explanations. It includes the New Jersey State Specific portion, the PSI portion, real estate MATH ONLY section, and real estate vocabulary only exams. You will receive questions and answers that are similar to those on the New Jersey Department of Real Estate Exam.<br /><br />You deserve the BEST real estate exam prep program there is to prepare you to pass, and it gets no better than this. The New Jersey Real Estate Salesperson Exam is one of the hardest state test to pass in the United States. We have compiled this simple exam cram book that quickly and easily prepares you to take your state licensing exam and pass it on the 1st try with the PSI exam. Our Real Estate Exam Review is designed to help you pass the real estate exam in the quickest, easiest and most efficient manner possible. Throw away your real estate course test books and class notes, this is all you need to pass!
Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide
by Stephen Fishman

Language

English

Pages

464

Publication Date

August 13, 2018

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<b>Maximize your tax deductions</b><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Rental real estate provides more tax benefits than almost any other investment. Whether you own a ten-unit rental apartment building or rent a room in your home through Airbnb, you need to know about all the valuable deductions you are entitled to take as a landlord. <i>Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide</i> is the only book that focuses exclusively on IRS rules and deductions for landlords. <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Find out how to:<br /><br /><br /><ul><br /><br /><li> handle casualty and theft losses<br /><br /><li> distinguish between repairs and improvements<br /><br /><li> deduct home office, car, travel, and meals<br /><br /><li> proper tax records—and much more.<br /><br /><br /></ul><br /><br />The book also covers landlord tax classifications, reporting rental income, hiring workers, and depreciation.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Filled with practical advice and real-world examples, <i>Every Landlord’s Tax Deduction Guide</i> will save you money by making sure you owe less to the IRS at tax time.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />If the tax laws change, we will post updates on a special page on Nolo.com. That way, you’ll always have access to up-to-date information if there are significant changes to the law.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><b>All the information in the book remains up-to-date for the 2017 tax year. The changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act all take effect in 2018, except for an increase in bonus depreciation which took effect September 27, 2017. Anyone who purchases the book has access to an update page on the Nolo website specific to this book which explains the 2017 bonus depreciation change and summarizes how the new tax law affects small business owners’ taxes for 2018 and later. A new edition of the book, completely updated for the new tax law, will be published August 1, 2018.<br /><br /></b>
Getting to Maybe: How to Excel in Law School Exams
by , Jeremy R. Paul

Language

English

Pages

348

Publication Date

May 01, 1999

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Professors Fischl and Paul explain law school exams in ways no one has before, all with an eye toward improving the reader’s performance. The book begins by describing the difference between educational cultures that praise students for “right answers,” and the law school culture that rewards nuanced analysis of ambiguous situations in which more than one approach may be correct. Enormous care is devoted to explaining precisely how and why legal analysis frequently produces such perplexing situations.<br /><br />But the authors don’t stop with mere description. Instead, Getting to Maybe teaches how to excel on law school exams by showing the reader how legal analysis can be brought to bear on examination problems. The book contains hints on studying and preparation that go well beyond conventional advice. The authors also illustrate how to argue both sides of a legal issue without appearing wishy-washy or indecisive. Above all, the book explains why exam questions may generate feelings of uncertainty or doubt about correct legal outcomes and how the student can turn these feelings to his or her advantage.<br /><br />In sum, although the authors believe that no exam guide can substitute for a firm grasp of substantive material, readers who devote the necessary time to learning the law will find this book an invaluable guide to translating learning into better exam performance.
Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home (Nolo's Essentia...
by , Marcia Stewart

Language

English

Pages

448

Publication Date

December 30, 2016

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Everything a buyer needs to know to buy a first home, with insider tips and advice from the experts!<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Rental prices have gone through the roof, more homes are coming up for sale, and buying a home remains a sound investment. But how do you know whether you’re ready? And what steps should you take in the weeks or months ahead to find, buy, and move into your new home? <i>Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home</i> will help you find the right place to live and invest in -- and enjoy the process, too.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Filled with interesting facts, real-life stories and insights, and common pitfalls to avoid, this book provides everything you need to select the right type of home, the right mortgage, the right agent, the right inspections -- and much more. Get the inside scoop on:<br /><br /><br /><ul><br /><br /><li> deciding between a house, condo, co-op, or townhouse<br /><br /><br /><li> exploring your local market for the best value<br /><br /><br /><li> creating and managing a realistic homebuying budget<br /><br /><br /><li> qualifying for and securing loan financing<br /><br /><br /><li> getting the right inspections and insurance<br /><br /><br /><li> negotiating with sellers or new home builders<br /><br /><br /><li> successfully closing the deal, and more.<br /><br /><br /></ul><br /><br />Read through the real-world experiences of over 20 first-time homebuyers, as well as valuable insights from a team of 13 real estate professionals, including:<br /><br /><br /><ul><br /><br /><li> real estate brokers<br /><br /><br /><li> attorneys who specialize in real estate<br /><br /><br /><li> a home inspector<br /><br /><br /><li> a neighborhood researcher<br /><br /><br /><li> a mortgage specialist<br /><br /><br /><li> and more!<br /><br /><br /></ul><br /><br />The 6th edition of <i>Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home</i> is fully updated to reflect the dramatically changed U.S. housing market, with emphasis on how to assess the state of your local market and local homes’ true worth before making an offer and negotiating the terms of the deal. Download forms for book at Nolo.com

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