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02/20/2013CATEGORY: Misc (Forms, News, etc.)
/ Yahoo Finance


In 2001, I'd been married 16 years and had two children, aged 8 and 11. My husband loved Colorado, so we moved there in June 2000.

A year later, he died in an accident and, in seconds, my world turned upside down. I not only had to pick up the pieces mentally and emotionally, but financial considerations loomed even larger. When a spouse dies, bills don't go more...

02/06/2013CATEGORY: Misc (Forms, News, etc.)
/ San Francisco Chronicle


"Barely a fart," said Gov. Jerry Brown, dismissing Texas Gov. Rick Perry's latest pitch for California businesses to move to the Lone Star State.

An expensive fart, he could have added.

The $24,000 ad campaign running on Bay Area and other radio stations this week - "Building a business in California is next to impossible," etc. - is part of the $19 more...

02/04/2013CATEGORY: Misc (Forms, News, etc.)
/ PCWorld


There's no dictionary, geographic mapping or flow chart tool baked into the core Microsoft Office 2013 software, but you can still get all these functions for free or a small fee. Developers from Microsoft and beyond have created a variety of apps that you can embed within Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook to work faster and more intelligently.

The new apps more...

01/31/2013CATEGORY: Misc (Forms, News, etc.)
/ The Economist


ALL around the world, lawyers generate more hostility than the members of any other profession—with the possible exception of journalism. But there are few places where clients have more grounds for complaint than America.

During the decade before the economic crisis, spending on legal services in America grew twice as fast as inflation. The best lawyers made more...

01/29/2013CATEGORY: Misc (Forms, News, etc.)
/ Daily Report


LegalZoom provides a way for consumers and small businesses to take care of their legal needs. The company, founded in 2001, says more than 2 million customers have created their own legal documents online.

LegalZoom customers can start a business like an LLC or corporation, or create personalized living trusts, powers of attorney, wills and divorce papers more...

01/09/2013CATEGORY: Misc (Forms, News, etc.)
/ My Fox DC


Close to half of Americans are resolving to do better financially in 2013. Most want to focus on saving money for long-term goals, such as education and retirement, or for short-term goals like emergency funds. Nearly 20 percent are resolving to spend less and to pay off debt. more...

12/20/2012CATEGORY: Misc (Forms, News, etc.)
/ Businessweek


My wife and I had been putting off getting a financial planner for at least a year. This was in keeping with our—OK, my—habit of delaying efforts on things that had a Limited Immediate Payoff and were generally considered Good for One’s Future. But after a second child and new jobs for both of us, it seemed time for someone to help us figure out what to do with our more...

11/13/2012CATEGORY: Misc (Forms, News, etc.)
/ Forbes


The new patent law put into place by the America Invents Act on September 16, 2011, goes into effect Spring 2013. This marks a fundamental change in US patent protection, moving away from the current first-to-invent rule to the international standard, first-to-file.

Will the new patent law endanger American entrepreneurs? 

“Effectively, this more...

11/08/2012CATEGORY: Misc (Forms, News, etc.)
/ Yahoo Voices


For a small business owner with a new startup, a website like Twitter is an integral part of the marketing mix. Check out 10 of our favorite business tweets from October 2012.

Pete Cashmore ‏@mashable
Learn How to Win With Social Analytics

Yahoo Small Business ‏@YSmallBusiness
Prepare for the next 'Sandy'. more...

11/01/2012CATEGORY: Misc (Forms, News, etc.)
/ Entrepreneur


Small businesses continued to add jobs in October, but the question remains whether this will be a more...