About Spencer Knight

Spencer Knight is a writer whose nonfiction has appeared in Spinal Columns, The Bolo Tie Collective Anthology: Volume I, and filling Station.

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Legal Names vs. Trade Names in Business

Many businesses have more than one name: a legal one and a trade name (sometimes known as a DBA name). In this post, we’ll discuss what those terms mean and why a business might use them.

/ February 1, 2018
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What Is Probate?

Probate is a very common term in estate planning that refers to how a Last Will is validated. In this post, we will discuss what probate is and how your executor uses it to close your estate after you pass...

/ January 23, 2018
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Alternative Executors in Last Wills

Choosing an executor for your Last Will and Testament is an important part of your estate plan since they will be the person who administers your last wishes. Usually, people choose family members to execute their Wills, but if you...

/ December 20, 2017
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How Do I Write an Executive Summary for a Business Plan?

An important first step to starting a business of any size is creating a Business Plan. At the beginning of your plan, you should include an executive summary that pitches your proposal to potential investors. In this blog, we discuss...

/ November 29, 2017
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How to Execute a Will

You’re the executor of someone’s Will, and they have just passed away. What do you need to do now that you’re being called into action? In this blog, we discuss the steps you should take to properly execute a Will,...

/ November 8, 2017
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Do I Have to Disclose My Sexual Orientation to My Boss?

This is a common question that many LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) individuals struggle with in the United States. In this blog, we discuss strategies for managing the transition of coming out at work, and the state of LGBT law...

/ October 18, 2017