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News reports that the federal government is backing away from its plan to permit eligible borrowers to monetize the first-time homebuyer tax credit are off the mark, a spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development says. "The technical details are still being finalized and...
Where Does Your Dollar Go??!! Title Insurance: As a homebuyer, the term is probably familiar - but is it understood? What is your dollar actually paying for when you purchase a title policy?? Title insurers, unlike property or casualty insurance companies, operate under the theory of risk elim...
Sunrise, Sunset. Time has wings. Have you ever lost a loved one, whether a family member or friend? Do you have any regrets? Did you have any unfinished business with them? Is there anything you would have shared with them, but time was cut short? If so, then you are in good company. The failure ...
It can be difficult to ponder our own mortality. That is just our human nature. Nevertheless, the clock is ticking for each of us. This blog post highlights some critical issues we all need to address while there is still time to make proper financial and legal plans. The blog post following thi...
State officials broke ground today on the first phase of the Lahaina Bypass project. State Transportation Director Brennon Morioka explains key projects planned for the 1st phase that extends from Lahainaluna Road to the future Keawe Street Extension. Phase 1A along Ikena Ave. is projected to pr...
. ..Statistically and anecdotally, we all know that the number of divorces, lawsuits and bankruptcies is staggering. While no one believes lightning will strike them, wealth created through a lifetime of work, saving and investing can be lost overnight if these forms of man-made lighting do strik...
Family Limited Partnerships offer many benefits, both tax and non-tax. This write up is a primer that explores why they are both a taxpayer favorite and a favorite target of the IRS (and some courts). In the Blog following this one we examine three strategies for protecting your hard-earned wealt...
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This is a GREAT Tribute - had to share:)