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When probate court is a good thing

“Sometimes, it actually makes sense to go to have an estate go through probate court,” says Linda Nabors, who works with her husband, Jay, at Nabors & Nabors, the Strongsville-based law firm where attorney John J. Urban is of counsel. “This goes against the common idea people have to avoid probate at all costs. But there may be...

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Learn from Aretha: R-E-S-P-E-C-T the plan

Legendary entertainer Aretha Franklin passed away last month. The amazing thing is that she died without any estate or financial planning. Her estate is estimated to be over $80 million and she has four sons who could stand to inherit her wealth. Unfortunately, the sons won’t get the majority of that wealth. Much of the estate will go to...

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Lake County Development Council's 2018 Economic Forum breakfast

Save the date! The Lake County Development Council’s (LCDC) highly anticipated annual Economic Forum Breakfast will be held on Friday, October 26, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites LaMalfa, located at 5783 Heisley Road in Mentor. Registration for the event is $25 per person for members and $30 for...

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Using other people’s money

Sometimes we need to expand our business to make our lives easier, but this can be costly. Sometimes it’s necessary to borrow money to buy a new machine or remodel a kitchen. But do you qualify for a loan? Here, Gary Cerasi, CPA, owner of Creative Business Strategies, discusses how to improve your chances—and get the best...

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Review your medical insurance while the waters are calm

In just a few short weeks, the frenzy of the annual open enrollment period for Medicare will begin and the stress surrounding how to navigate it will set in. I’d like to invite you to let me help you navigate those challenging waters. As a licensed insurance agent with HealthMarkets Insurance Agency, it’s my job to understand...

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