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The Right Way to Exit a Franchise Sep. 11, 2018

Succeeding in Your Business

A lot of corporate executives who have been downsized, especially those in their 40s and 50s, are lo... Read More

SpaceX and Uncle Sam Shrug Off Billion-Dollar Blame Game Jan. 25, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

Did you know that the government doesn't insure the cargo it sends into space? That means that when ... Read More

Let's Ban Secret Sexual Harassment Settlements Oct. 28, 2017

Diane Dimond

What do the late Fox News CEO Roger Ailes, former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, movie producer Harvey... Read More

7 Essential Tips for Managing Your Clients Oct. 17, 2017

Succeeding in Your Business

If you have a service business, you have to develop techniques for keeping your clients happy. Witho... Read More

For Sale Two Years Jun. 25, 2017

House Calls

Edith: The house across the street has had the same for-sale sign up for over two years. I would thi... Read More

Before You Buy a Franchise: Part 2 May. 30, 2017

Succeeding in Your Business

Are you thinking about buying a franchise? If so, here are more tough questions you should ask the f... Read More

Dropping Escrow Feb. 26, 2017

House Calls

Dear Edith: You discussed escrow in a recent column, but you didn't say whether I could talk my bank... Read More

They Prefer Renting Jan. 29, 2017

House Calls

Ms. Lank: We are 63 and 68 years old and still working. We sold our home and relocated across the co... Read More

Here's How to Turn a 15-Minute Phone Call Into $555 Cash Jan. 04, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: I don't have cable TV in my house, but I do have internet. I'm one year into a two-year c... Read More

What to Look For Dec. 25, 2016

House Calls

Dear Ms. Lank: We just put our home on the market without a broker. We'll take any offers we receive... Read More

Will You Be Able to Serve the Millennial Generation? Dec. 20, 2016

Succeeding in Your Business

"I am an accountant who has been working with small businesses for over 30 years. I don't consider m... Read More

Land Contract and Homeseller Exclusion Oct. 16, 2016

House Calls

Edith: I read in your column that there might be no federal income tax for the sale of a longtime ho... Read More

The Contract Has Grown Jul. 06, 2014

House Calls

Dear Edith: We plan to sell our home in 2015 to move to a retirement community. I have a good agent ... Read More

The Barn

Apr. 22, 2014

Upset with the Deal Apr. 20, 2014

House Calls

Dear Edith: One my neighbors is quite elderly and he and his wife (who has Alzheimer's disease) move... Read More

Make the Contract Binding Nov. 24, 2013

House Calls

Dear Ms. Lank: This is written in response to the letter from J.L. asking how to make a purchase con... Read More

There's More to Marriage Than a Piece of Paper Nov. 24, 2013

Tales From the Front

Last week we heard from Lizzie who changed her mind about wanting to marry. When she and Cameron sta... Read More