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Banks - Friends or Foes?

Banks Friends or Foes

"Banks - Friends or Foes?" by Bradley Small

Chances are, you will have to rely on a bank during your lifetime. You may need a loan for a business, home or for personal expenses. Don’t let the media’s portrayal of banks make you hesitant about seeking a banking professional. I can assure you that the banking industry really tries to help its customers. As an attorney at Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd., I spend a great deal of my time representing banks and with clients dealing with banks.

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Key Provisions in an LLC's Operating Agreement

Key provisions in LLC's operating agreement

 "Key provisions in an LLC's operating agreement" by Kelli Madigan

A limited liability company (LLC) should have an operating agreement to govern its internal management and the relationship among the members. Since an LLC’s operating agreement is a contract among the owners, it can be tailored to suit the owners’ needs.

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Illinois Tax Updates 2017

IL tax updates

The new Illinois Income Tax Act and revisions to the Retailers' Occupation Tax means more money out of your pocket.

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Unpaid Internships: Are They Subject to Minimum Wage Requirements?

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With summer approaching, companies will be looking to hire students to work as interns during summer break. While some students are lucky enough to find paid internships, many will find unpaid positions or positions with stipends that pay less than minimum wage. From the employer’s perspective, they get a worker willing to learn on the job for little or no pay because they don’t have the same skill or expertise that regular employees would provide. From the student’s perspective, the practical experience, networking and resume building may be worth more than any paid position. 

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