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Government and Personal Debt

January 29th, 2013

Are you, like the federal government, having more debt than you have income?  You are not alone.  The question is what to do about it?
The news seems to be telling us that the federal government does not have enough tax dollars to pay the costs of governmental operations and that it must borrow money to [...]

Fictitious Name Statute

February 1st, 2012

Do You know that if you operate a business in Missouri under a fictitious name, you must renew that fictitious name every five years with the Secretary of State? It’s true. And it does not matter whether you are operating just as a person or as a general partnership, a corporation, a Limited Liability Company, [...]

Proposed 2011 Taxes

December 9th, 2010

Thought You’d Like to Know
As you may know from the public media, President Barack Obama and Select Members of Congress struck an agreement regarding various forms of taxation.  The recommendations of the group now go to Congress for consideration and possible enactment into law.  The Wall Street Journal reports that if Congress acts affirmatively and [...]

What is a Trust?

October 20th, 2010

By: Charles C. McCarter
I am often asked “What is a trust?” Typically, a trust is a written document designed to be of benefit to your loved ones. The trust document appoints a person or trust company to act in your place when you are no longer living or are otherwise unable to make decisions concerning [...]