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Articles for December 2017
Tax and Financial News
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year - Tax Planning Season
December 2017
Now is the time to focus on year-end tax planning. Careful and strategic planning can help minimize your tax bill and maximize what you keep. Given the uncertainty and sweeping scope of proposed tax law changes...
The Trump Tax Reform Plan - What Is and What May Be
November 2017
Major tax reform enactment is a rare event, with the last occurring back in 1986 under President Ronald Reagan. As a result, current discussions could pan out to be much about nothing; however, with the solid majorities that...
General Business News
Is it the Right Time to Franchise a Business?
December 2017
Franchise a Business? - When a business owner wants to expand his business concept across a region or the country, franchising can be an attractive option. According to the International Trade Association's 2016 Franchising...
Internship Considerations for Businesses
November 2017
When it comes to businesses and organizations looking for talent, working with colleges and universities for future interns is a viable option. While projections for 2016 showed a 4.8 percent drop for internship...
Stock Market News
Post - Thanksgiving News Cheers Markets
December 2017
As November drew to an end, market indices approached record levels buoyed by strong economic data and reassured by the testimony delivered to the Senate Banking Committee by Federal Reserve...
Solid Economic Growth and Stellar Tech Earnings
November 2017
Standoffs with North Korea, three devastating hurricanes at home, escalating political tensions and political crises in Spain and Germany did not make a dent in Wall Street’s bull run in the third...
Financial Planning
High Concept Strategies: Socially Responsible Investing
December 2017
This is the third in a series of articles discussing various types of high-concept investment styles. This month we tackle socially responsible investing...
High Concept Strategies: Evidence-Based Investing
November 2017
This is the second in a series of articles discussing various types of high-concept investment styles. This month we explain evidenced-based investing....
What's New in Technology
Are Cyber Attacks Acts of War?
December 2017
Hacking - Last month, the European Union Community made headlines with their release of a diplomatic document that, for the first time, defines cyber-terrorism by a foreign power as an act of war. The EU document...
The Importance of Quantum Computing
November 2017
To understand what quantum computing is and why scientists find it exciting, we need to understand how traditional computing works. Today’s computers use switching and memory units – known as...
Tip of the Month
Tax Bill Winners and Losers
December 2017
Congress’ recent tax reform bill, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, aims to lower taxes on corporations and companies. The GOP believes that lower taxes will help American companies to be more competitive and,...
Weighing the Impact of the Equifax Breach
November 2017
Call it ironic that on the very day Equifax went public with news of its massive data breach, Congress was holding hearings on reducing the regulations imposed on U.S. credit bureaus. Long before the recent breach that...
Congress at Work
Enhancing Access to Retirement Funds and Emergency Medications; Getting Tougher on Online Predators of Children
December 2017
TSP Modernization Act of 2017 (H.R. 3031) – Sponsored by Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) on June 23, this bill will offer government employees who participate in the Thrift Savings Plan more flexible withdrawal...
Transparency for Elder Abuse, Internet Ads and Drug Pricing
November 2017
Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act (S. 178) – Sponsored by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) on Jan. 20, this bill is intended to prevent elder abuse and exploitation and improve the justice system's...
Life Events Library
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How to Plan For a Long Life with Longevity Insurance
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Making the Best Choice: Should You Rent or Buy Your Next Home?
Plan a Stress-Free Family Vacation
Planning Your Wedding: Important Early Steps
Property Taxes: How to Pay Only What You Owe On What You Own
Six simple steps to starting your own business
Taxes: Record Retention Guidelines
Things to Know Before Applying for Social Security Benefits