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Surety Bonds 01.14.2021

Up and Coming: What Are You Bidding On?

Contractors in some metro areas are seeing plenty of projects popping up—and anticipating even more. Building Demand In Miami, Buffalo and Chicago Construction Dive reports that in Miami, Buffalo and Chicago, contractors are experiencing “pockets…
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Up and Coming: What Are You Bidding On?
ERISA 01.13.2021

Retirement Planning: Don’t Forget to Ask “Where?”

Retirement planning commonly revolves around “how much” and “when.” An often overlooked question is “where” and it matters a lot. Assumptions, Dreams, and Realities Typically, retirement planning is rooted in making assumptions about the annual…
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Retirement Planning: Don’t Forget to Ask “Where?”
Fidelity Bonds 01.13.2021

A Resolution for Plan Sponsors: High Expectations

Mergers and acquisitions are changing the marketplace of 401(k) plan service providers. Plan sponsors are advised to have high expectations. Expect Robust Products and Services Although the mergers and acquisitions among service providers in the…
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A Resolution for Plan Sponsors: High Expectations
Cyber 01.13.2021

 Questions Plan Sponsors Need To Ask

 Pop quiz: exactly where in the world is your retirement plan data? Who is it available to—and how do they secure it? Experts stress drilling down on these questions with plan administrators and record keepers…
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 Questions Plan Sponsors Need To Ask
01.13.2021

Guardians and Vaccine Decisions

How should court-appointed guardians handle decisions about the COVID-19 vaccine with their wards? Experts advise: apply the substituted judgment standard. Focus On The Ward’s Wishes and Values Carefully and respectfully making important decisions on behalf…
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Guardians and Vaccine Decisions
Surety Bonds 01.13.2021

Lift Off: Elevating Public Spaces

Across the country, state leaders are laying out plans and dollars for spaces that are functional and uplifting. Here is an example from New York City. More Park Space—and Infrastructure Solutions Too Since the High…
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Lift Off: Elevating Public Spaces
License & Permit Bonds 01.12.2021

Lighting It Up: Electricians In Demand

  Employment opportunities for electricians are bound for growth. Wiring is essential to homes and businesses, and with all the disruption and innovation underway, who doesn’t need an electrician? The Math Is Easy  Here’s one…
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Lighting It Up: Electricians In Demand
Court Bonds 01.12.2021

An Appeal for Clarity: Consumers Win in Appellate Court

An Appeal for Clarity: Consumers Win in Appellate Court  Is “100% Grated Parmesan Cheese” false advertising? Yes, said the Seventh Circuit Court, giving the appellants—consumers—a win.  Deciphering The Labels  What are consumers expected to reasonably…
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An Appeal for Clarity: Consumers Win in Appellate Court
ERISA 01.07.2021

Booming Times for Cyber Criminals Continue

2020 was a great year—for cybercriminals. Security experts predict this unfortunate trend will continue and suggest priorities for our attention. Home Environments: Not As Secure As Corporate Networks At Ernst and Young, an expert warns…
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Booming Times for Cyber Criminals Continue