Is Legal-Industry Cryptocurrency a Good Idea?

April 4, 2018

Via: FindLaw

According to reports, an off-shore company called Legaler will create cryptocurrency for the legal industry. Stevie Ghiassi, chief executive officer of the company, wants to raise up to $35 million for blockchain technology that lawyers can use for transactions with […]

How To Become A Self-Taught Finance Expert

March 29, 2018

For a basic introduction to sound financial concepts, you can’t do much better than “The Richest Man in Babylon.” It’s a tiny little book, written in an uncomplicated style. It also captures the wisdom of the ages in an easy-to-follow […]

New tax law affects alimony, could spur divorce surge

February 26, 2018

Some experts are predicting a surge in divorces this year as spouses paying alimony seek to take advantage of the deduction before it is eliminated. Because of the new tax law, spouses paying alimony won’t be able to take a […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal judge dismisses suit challenging Massachusetts weapon ban

April 9, 2018

Via: Jurist

A judge for the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts on Friday dismissed a lawsuit challenging the Massachusetts weapon ban, finding that the weapons banned fall outside of the scope of the Second Amendment. The law faced controversy […]

Know Your Rights

Federal judge says Texas voter registration policy violates federal law

April 5, 2018

Via: Jurist

[JURIST] Federal judge Orlando Garcia in the US District Court for the Western District of Texas [official website] in San Antonio has granted summary judgment [text, PDF] to a group of voters who argued that the voter registration measures of […]

Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Legal Lending Limit

April 4, 2018

Via: Investopedia

The legal lending limit is the maximum dollar amount that a single bank can lend to a given borrower. This limit is expressed as a percentage of an institution’s capital and surplus. The limits are overseen by the Federal Deposit […]