Using an LLC or Trust to Receive Lottery Winnings

Today, the hottest financial topic (aside from the collapse of Chinese markets) is who will win the PowerBall drawing (latest estimates are at $1.4 billion) and what will they do with the winnings!  A couple of points are worth noting before you turn in your winning ticket.   Continue reading

Asset Protection Planning-Part 4-Business entities, trusts and case studies

Please listen to Part 4 of a four-part podcast by Wayne M. Zell, Esq. on Protecting Your Assets from Creditors and Predators.   This final segment focuses on business entity planning, trusts and case studies in asset protection.

Blueprint for Wealth Morphs into Power of Attorney Radio!

Join Jonathan Frieden this Saturday, April 6, 2012 at 10am on 1500AM/820AM, as he hosts Power of Attorney, a 1/2 hour educational
program focusing on legal developments that affect businesses and individuals.  Jon will focus on advising listeners in starting up an online business.  Former host… Continue reading

Marissa Levin CEO of Information Experts and Successful Culture and Limited Liability Companies Discussed this Saturday on Blueprint for Wealth!

Please join Wayne Zell and Marissa Levin, CEO of Information Experts and CEO of Successful Culture, at 10am, Saturday, July 7th, on Blueprint for Wealth, on 1500AM (820AM).  Marissa Levin will discuss her new book “Built to Scale: How Companies Create Breakthrough Growth Through Exceptional Advisory Boards”.  She will talk about… Continue reading

Listen to Stuart Ritter this Saturday on Blueprint for Wealth!

Please join Wayne Zell as he interviews Stuart Ritter, CFP, of T. Rowe Price, at 10am, Saturday, July 9th, on Blueprint for Wealth, 1500AM (820AM) on Federal News Radio.  The show is also streamed live at  Stuart Ritter will discuss his thriving financial planning practice of… Continue reading

Advantages and Disadvantages of S Corps and LLC’s

This video focuses on the advantages and disadvantages of using an S corporation versus a limited liability company.


Which Entity Should You Use When Starting a Business?

This 7-minute video featuring Wayne Zell focuses on the choice of entity you must make when starting your own business.


Asset Protection Update

Please listen to this weekend's (2/5/11) Blueprint for Wealth on 1500AM and 820AM at 10:30am to hear me discuss 2010 developments in asset protection planning. Specifically, I will tell you about Hawaii's new asset protection statute passed in June 2010, how living QTIP trusts may serve as excellent asset protection vehicles (especially under recently passed Florida legislation), why inherited IRA's may afford asset protection to the beneficiaries, how charging order protection may not apply to single member LLC's, and a recent case applicable to offshore trusts.

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Family Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies

The family limited partnership (LP) or limited liability company (LLC) is a gifting and asset protection vehicle that can enable someone to make gifts of units (or interests) to children (or irrevocable trusts for their benefit) while maintaining management and control of the LP or LLC as its General Partner… Continue reading