Non-compete clauses can be the bane of professionals everywhere–sign one and, if anything happens and you get fired, you're automatically precluded from working in your own field for a year or longer while your talents go rusty and you get less hireable by the day. Now, some employers are tying non-compete clauses to bonuses as a way to get people to give up their right to make a living after they leave.
A trial separation can be beneficial in a number of ways to you and your spouse. Before separating, it is important that you and your spouse establish some guidelines that apply during the break. To help ensure that your marriage gets the most benefit from the separation, here are some tips. Determine What Is and Is Not Allowed If the trial separation is designed to allow you and your spouse to take a break while working on your marriage, you need to set rules on what is and is not allowed during the period.
Estate planning is something that is often pushed off for a number of years. Most people think that they have time to perform estate planning and that updating estates can happen at a later date. If you need any lessons in why estate planning is important and how your plans affect those who you leave behind, you can learn from the late Diana, Princess of Wales. Here are three lessons that everyone can take from her estate planning and how it worked out.