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A Risk That Could Cost You Everything: The Dunning-Kruger Effect

Here's a stunning statistic for you: A new lawsuit is filed every two seconds in the U.S. That can present a huge, unforeseen risk to many people, especially those who have the most to lose: the wealthy. However, if you're in the middle class, don't think you're immune.

Consider this cautionary tale. Sara and Jonah Williams worked for 30 years to build their fledgling business into a thriving franchise with stores

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