A Primer on Estate Planning: Be Prepared

Estate planning is one of those tasks everyone knows is important, staring the Grim Reaper in the face to figure out how to distribute assets isn’t fun.

Estate planning is one of those tasks everyone knows is important, but few do eagerly. After all, staring the Grim Reaper in the face to figure out how to distribute assets isn’t fun. However, postponing the decisions is a mistake. Jeffrey Burr, an attorney specializing in estate planning, explained many of the threats that lurk. “Just being unprepared” tops the list, he … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Investment Firms

Recently, executives representing various investment firms met to discuss what the future of their industry could look like.

With the economic downturn, the investment landscape has changed significantly. Investors are much more careful about where they put their money and investment firms are facing a multitude of new regulations. Recently, executives representing various investment firms met at the Las Vegas offices of Snell and Wilmer to discuss these issues and what the future of their industry … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Investment Firms

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The financial services industry has experienced a few rough years but, like many other industries, is beginning to see a bit of a turn-a-round. With individuals beginning to show an interest in wise investments and a slow unclenching of funds, the financial industry is poised for a good year. Connie Brennan, publisher of Nevada Business Magazine, served as moderator for the … [Read more...]