Posted on: February 18, 2019 by Gavin Muirhead
Online scams have gotten the best of many of us, and if you’re one of the people who have fallen victim to such terrible ploys, you’re not alone. In fact, so many individuals have dealt with such scams that there are now specific ways to safeguard and protect yourself.
Get rich quick schemes, fraudulent business deals, and contracts that suck you in are only some of the ways people get taken advantage of, but they cause enough damage. … Read More
Posted on: February 1, 2019 by Gavin Muirhead
Divorce rates have hit an all-time high in recent decades, which might make someone hesitant to take the plunge in the first place. In light of the most recent divorce statistics, the fear of a new marriage ending in divorce might be well founded. However, there are precautions one can take to help increase the chances of a “happily ever after” ending. If you’ve been thinking about marriage recently, it’s natural for divorce to also be on your mind – … Read More
Posted on: December 12, 2018 by Gavin Muirhead
The first thing to understand when you’re planning to move forward with any big venture, regardless of type, is make sure that you understand the legality of what you–or the person you’re working with–are about to do. The legal world can be confusing, with difficult language and high barriers to entry. The key is to do your research accurately, or find the services of a lawyer. This will prevent any unforeseen repercussions that you might not have thought of, … Read More
Posted on: November 8, 2018 by Gavin Muirhead
Background checks have been valuable resources for businesses and individuals in a variety of circumstances for decades. Employee pre-screening, online dating, and tenant screening have become quite common in recent years with the dawn of the internet era, and have proved to be excellent tools in a number of different settings.
While there are many reasons why we conduct background checks, they are mainly used to gain more information so that we can make more educated, informed decisions … Read More
Posted on: October 6, 2018 by Gavin Muirhead
Having a business partner is great for many reasons. You can share the same goals together and hold each other accountable for meeting those goals; you can bounce ideas off of one another; you can lean on them to help share the work load so that you don’t get overwhelmed with business items; you can give them a call when business gets a little rough or you become overloaded in life; and you can get a lot more done.
While … Read More
Posted on: August 3, 2018 by Gavin Muirhead
There are many reasons why people hide their assets from others. Some may include dodging the effects of court settlements, avoiding making payments to creditors, or hiding wealth from family or others who may have a personal investment or interest in properties or assets. It is common to encounter situations where hidden personal assets may affect business relationships or personal relationships, and as the person on the other end of the business deal or relationship it’s important to protect your … Read More
Posted on: July 5, 2018 by Gavin Muirhead
What is a legal judgment?
Legal judgments can come in many different forms and have many different effects and outcomes on an individual’s financial security. In terms of finances, legal judgments usually occur as a result of a debt collection incident, which has grown to be highly common in the U.S. as national and individual debt rises, and owing money to a bank or a creditor can wind up costing you more than a monthly payment in the … Read More
Posted on: June 7, 2018 by Gavin Muirhead
Divorce is a popular construct in today’s society, with over 60% of the population choosing to divorce after marriage. Since divorce is such a huge part of our reality, the question of why divorce is so prevalent is beside the point—the real question is: how do you know when a divorce is final, legal, and actually took place? Whether you’ve gone through a divorce yourself or you have other motivations, a background check can illuminate critical information about marriage and … Read More
Posted on: May 22, 2018 by Gavin Muirhead
Before entering any business relationship, it is critical to ensure that you know what you’re getting yourself into. While some companies claim to pride themselves on honesty and integrity, what lurks behind the shadows is often more sinister than one expects or imagines. Getting involved with a business that you’re unfamiliar with, or entering a business relationship/contract with an already-established company requires you to do your some homework.
Most people are familiar with background checks for the purpose of … Read More
Posted on: April 22, 2018 by Gavin Muirhead
Doing business with any individual or corporation comes with its own unique set of challenges, especially when considering the nature of the business itself. Making smart decisions when it comes to business dealings is critical, as it’s likely that your future and livelihood could depend on it. When employers, higher-ups, and corporations are involved in lawsuits or legal judgments, it’s a slippery slope—so it’s best to do your homework and due diligence before committing yourself or your … Read More