What Is a Community Property State? A contested divorce must rank as one of the modern world’s most grueling experiences, but in the U.S., nine states have tried to ease the trauma by passing community property laws. In these so-called community property states, couples are required to split equally allContinue Reading


You’re driving home from work and a deer dashes across the road. Swerving to avoid it, you hop the curb, and smash through the neighbor’s fence. Who pays to fix it?  If you’re insured, your insurance company covers the cost, minus your deductible. This is the role of property damage liability insurance—coverageContinue Reading


One investment niche that is often overlooked by investors is property tax liens. The increasing volatility of the stock market, combined with still historically low-interest rates, has many investors seeking this type of alternative avenue in order to provide a decent rate of return. In some cases, this unique opportunityContinue Reading


Property, plant, and equipment are physical or tangible assets that are long-term assets that typically have a life of more than one year. Examples of property, plant, and equipment (PP&E) include: Vehicles like trucks Office furniture Machinery Buildings Undeveloped land Property, plant, and equipment assets are also called fixed assets, which are long-term physical assets. IndustriesContinue Reading