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HSAs: A Great Investment Tool for the Healthy Saver

There are not many tax-advantaged savings vehicles out there that can match the benefits of an HSA. But you must decide if you can handle the drawbacks before committing.

How To Save Money on Your Cell Phone Bill

A few years ago, I was paying $170 a month for two phones through Verizon. The phones weren’t particularly new, and I was not doing anything particularly important besides responding to the occasional important email, using the GPS if I was lost, and resenting high-school acquaintances’ political views on Facebook. Eventually, I came to the realization […]

Retirement Options for Solo and Small Law Firms

Going solo does not mean foregoing a comfortable retirement. There are plenty of options to make sure you aren't litigating on your death bed.

MacBook Pro 13″ Review

The MacBook Pro 13" is a solid laptop that should provide years of productivity for a solo attorney.

Upgrading Technology as a Solo Attorney: When, How, and What to Buy

How solo attorneys can upgrade technology---when to upgrade, how to purchase it, and what to buy.

Apple Thunderbolt Display Review

The Apple Thunderbolt Display is an exceptional monitor for anyone who wants to connect with a Macbook Air or Macbook Pro.

How Will You Retire from Solo or Small-Firm Practice?

It’s hard to think about socking money away (and how much do you need to save, anyway?) when you are struggling, but you need to.

How Much it Really Costs to Start a Solo Practice

A few years ago, I wrote a post I titled Start a Solo Law Practice for Under $3,000. Boy, do I regret that title. Starting a law firm is a relatively inexpensive endeavor, but picking an arbitrary number and trying to stick to it is wrong-headed. I’ve met plenty of lawyers who have done just […]

CLE for Free: Go Back to Law School

CLE can be expensive and can mess with your schedule. Auditing a class at your law school can get you a lot of CLE credits for free.

Coping With Being Fired

As anyone who’s been fired knows, being fired is difficult to deal with. It’s not at all like quitting. Here's how to cope with being fired.