About Kristy DeSmit

Kristy is an avid blogger, Twitter enthusiast, and company legalese interpreter.

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Boilerplate Clauses in a Legal Document

Boilerplate clauses, also known as standard, miscellaneous, or general clauses, are located at the end of most corporate legal documents. They provide instructions on how to act in a variety of situations and clarify the relationship between the parties. Learn...

/ May 1, 2018
A Basic Guide to Payroll Taxes

A Basic Guide to Payroll Taxes

Confused by payroll taxes? Learn about FICA tax and how to withhold, contribute, deposit, and report payroll taxes for your small business.

/ July 5, 2017
Applying for a Job Online: Common Problems and Solutions

Applying for Jobs Online: Common Problems and Solutions

The internet is a convenient way to apply for jobs, but it's not without its limitations, including abundant competition. Use these tips to resolve your job hunt issues and stand out from the crowd.

/ June 28, 2017
5 Things You Need Before Getting Into House Flipping

5 Things You Need Before Getting Into House Flipping

House flipping can be incredibly rewarding and lucrative, but you need to know your way around the industry before going in. Armando Montelongo offers five things every house flipper needs before taking on their first fixer-upper.

/ March 22, 2017
Executive Orders

What is an Executive Order?

How is an executive order different from a bill? Learn more about executive orders, their limits, and why they can be controversial.

/ March 2, 2017
7 Things No One Told You About Becoming a Homeowner

7 Things No One Told You About Becoming a Homeowner

Planning to buy a home? From the cost of home maintenance to hiring a qualified contractor, find out what no one tells you about homeownership.

/ December 15, 2016