Crary Buchanan moving Stuart law office to nearby location on Federal Highway

Crary Buchanan is moving its office from downtown Stuart to the nearby Construction Journal office building on Federal Highway.

“We have been in our current location for more than 30 years and the new location will provide us with equally high visibility and a central location to serve our clients,” said managing partner Mike Crary.

Did you incur losses on preferred stock?

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac common stock was delisted from the New York Stock Exchange today. This brought back memories regarding preferred stock losses that continue to weigh down investment accounts. Many investors sustained significant financial losses as a result of holding large, concentrated positions in a single preferred stock such as Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Lehman Brothers. Additionally, many investors sustained significant financial losses as a result of large concentrated positions in a single sector such as banking.

Risk Tolerance – Are you risk adverse or risk tolerant?

Risk tolerance is the degree of uncertainty that an investor can handle in regard to a negative change in the value of an investment. Risk of loss of principal is the primary risk concern for investors but there are other risks to be considered such inflation risk, interest rate risk, credit default risk, liquidity risk and others that influence an investor’s assessment of an investment.

Scott Turnbull joins board of Treasured Lands Foundation

Joining a dedicated team of conservationists, wildlife advocates, business leaders and nature lovers, firm partner W. Scott Turnbull has joined the board of Treasured Lands Foundation.

Turnbull is a business, securities, and trust litigator who advocates land conservation and preservation of South Florida’s history.

Fatalities down, but distracted driving threatens our safety

Are cars getting safer? According to the federal government, the answer is “yes”.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) compiles car crash data every year. In 2007, more than 41,000 people died on our roads. In 2008, that number dropped to 25,351. That represents a 39 percent decrease in just one year.

Protect yourself against cost of injuries from car accident

Every year, the Florida legislature struggles with the issue of requiring car and truck owners to carry insurance if they injure someone. Right now, you are not required to carry insurance in case you hurt someone while driving your car.

Larry Crary helps in awarding Nina Haven scholarships

BOARD MEMBER LARRY CRARY, STUDENT LIAISON SARAH WOODS, AND EVANS CRARY JR., A FOUNDING BOARD MEMBER AND REVERED, RETIRED FIRM PARTNER, PARTICIPATED IN THE AWARDS CEREMONY. EVANS CRARY, A TRUSTEE OF THE FRANCES LANGFORD FOUNDATION, ANNOUNCED A $100,000 GRANT TO NINA HAVEN FOR SCHOLARSHIPS IN THE ARTS.

Protect your case from online snooping by insurance adjusters

In my last post, we talked about how important it is to prevent insurance adjusters from tricking you into giving information that can harm your case, even though the questions may seem harmless. That’s one reason why it’s important to have a lawyer such as me represent you in an injury case.

Protect your case from online snooping by insurance adjusters

In my last post, we talked about how important it is to prevent insurance adjusters from tricking you into giving information that can harm your case, even though the questions may seem harmless. That’s one reason why it’s important to have a lawyer such as me represent you in an injury case.

Structured Products – Buyer Beware

With interest rates at all time lows, interest and dividend yields on fixed income investments have declined. As a result, investors and financial advisors are looking for alternative investments that generate higher yields and some advisors are recommending structured products such as reverse convertibles, principal protected notes, and other similarly named investments.