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Noncompete agreements: a form of business insurance

It's ironic that one of your business's greatest assets can also be one of its greatest threats. Read More »


Solid employee policy is key to tapping power of social media in workplace

Depending on your perspective, social media may be either the biggest productivity drain or the greatest promotional opportunity since the Internet found its way to the workplace a decade ago. Read More »


When advertising, follow the golden rule

Many businesses and individuals rely on advertising to let the world know what they have to offer. Read More »


Avoid common business insurance mistakes

Business owners work hard to grow their enterprises, investing countless hours, intense labor and careful attention to assure success. Read More »


Four steps to buying or selling a business

Buying or selling a business may be one of the biggest career and personal decisions you'll ever make.  Read More »


Getting out of timeshare contracts

We bought a timeshare and it’s not what we expected. We've been trying to sell it, hired a company to help us, but have had no interest. How can we get out? Read More »


Landlord-Tenant Law Part 2: Rights and Responsibilities of Tenants

In a college town like La Crosse, Wis., it’s no surprise that one of every two residents lives in a rental property. Read More »


A Lay Traveler''s Guide to Passport Rules

If you’re planning international travel this summer and are confused by whether you need a passport, you’re not alone. Read More »


Landlord-Tenant Law Part 1: Rights and Responsibilities of Landlords

In a college town like La Crosse, Wis., it’s no surprise that one of every two residents lives in a rental property. Read More »


Attractive nuisances and recreational immunity: are you responsible?

A child wanders onto your property and is injured. Are you responsible? Read More »


Commonly missed tax deductions

The search for tax deductions is a year-round effort, and it's a search that often includes oversights. Read More »


Consumer Guide to Product Warranties

When you buy a new product, it’s only natural to expect a certain level of performance from it. Whether talking gizmos or gadgets, as a consumer, you have a right to goods that work, at least for a time. Read More »


Property Ownership: How Do We Keep Property in the Family?

How do we put my mother's real estate in mine and my siblings’ names in a way that keeps it in the immediate family? Read More »


Child Custody and Placement - Who Wins?

My husband and I are divorcing, and we both want sole custody of our only child. We aren’t able to resolve this ourselves, and it will probably end up in court. Since I’m the mother, isn’t it most likely I’ll win? Read More »


Four Tips for Protecting Your Privacy on Smart Phones

While enlightening, the Wall Street Journal’s report last month exposing how some smart phone applications track users was also disappointing. Read More »