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Debt Collection A to Z: X is for X Marks the Spot

Signing a contract or document can have major consequences.  Hence the need to read, understand, ask questions, understand, and agree BEFORE signing. Some documents still have an “x” to mark the spot where parties are supposed to sign and assent to the terms that appear on the page and are otherwise referenced on said page.  159 more words

Consumer Law/Consumer Protection

Ask the Right Questions, in the Right Order

One of the more thoughtful bloggers I’ve discovered recently is Don Shaughnessy.  In this insightful post, https://moneyfyi.wordpress.com/2015/04/03/9285/  Don reminds readers all too often, consumers are lured by marketers into asking the wrong questions, and in the wrong order.   458 more words

Caveat Emptor

Can You Beat the (Vehicle) Dealer? Feeling Lucky?

If you are feeling lucky, take a real gamble and buy a vehicle “as is.”  I continue to receive calls and emails from consumers who purchase vehicles with no warranty and soon thereafter learn the dealer won. 107 more words

Car Law/Vehicle Law/Lemon Law

Do you know what you’re buying? Due Diligence when Buying a Small Business

Buying a business can be one of the most liberating and life-changing decisions of your life. If you get it right, you can invest in an opportunity that not only makes your money, but holds its resale value and transforms your lifestyle. 62 more words

Buying A Business

Caveat Emptor

“Let the Buyer Beware”

Doctrine that the buyer purchases at his own risks.

Traditional Rule in common law.

Currently, many jurisdictions have worked to legislate away from Caveat Emptor and put more responsibility on the Seller and away from the Buyer ( 6 more words

Legal Terms

Fungus Prevention: Cameras and Lenses

Some glass etching fungi like living in the dark interiors of cameras and lenses. It’s not much of a problem outside the tropics, except in old lenses. 128 more words



Novice authors are often desperate to sell their books. Desperation leads to mistakes.

Assessing your talent as an author before you have been published is a very subjective experience. 559 more words