In This Issue:
Few people look at a hole in the ground and see opportunity. However, Chuck Lewis and his partners thought they could make it work.
What is dark social, really?
Anne Arundel County Reaches All-Time Jobs Record
According to recent data made available by the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, Anne Arundel County employers reported 270,103 jobs in the third quarter of 2016, an all-time high job count. Of that total, 223,844 were in the private sector (all industries), and 46,259 jobs were counted within the government sector. Compared to the third quarter of 2015, the overall number of jobs in Anne Arundel County is up by 7,636.
“Our tax and regulatory reforms continue to help create jobs and prosperity in our county,” said Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh. “As we put together our next budget, we remain committed to enacting policies that will build upon this progress.”Read the full post »
Everything You Need to Know About a Will, But Haven’t Thought to Ask
By John E. Day
Everyone knows the importance of preparing and maintaining a will — yet, many people have never written one.
To those who haven’t, take note: If you die intestate (without a will), the intestacy laws of the state where you reside will determine how your assets will be distributed. And if minor children are involved, a judge may decide with whom they will live.
On the other hand, if you take the time to prepare a will, you’ll be the one who determines how your property is distributed and who will care for your minor children when you’re gone. Simply put, a will is one way that provides peace of mind and the immense satisfaction of knowing that you have taken the necessary steps to pass on the fruits of your life’s labor to your loved ones.
What Is a Will?
A will is a legal declaration that enables you to direct the disposition of your assets upon your death. You can divide your assets any way you want, as long as guidelines are presented clearly in writing.