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Articles for October 2017
Tax and Financial News
Be Smart About Giving to Hurricane Victims
October 2017
From Texas to Florida, a large swath of the United States was recently slammed with back-to-back hurricanes, leaving flooded streets, damaged buildings and wreckage all around. Huge economic costs will be associated with...
Avoid IRS Trouble by Reporting Bitcoin Cash
September 2017
IRS guidance on the tax treatment of cryptocurrencies already exists. Right now, the IRS considers cryptocurrencies to be “intangible assets.” As a result, they are subject to capital asset...
General Business News
How to Value and Sell a Website Effectively
October 2017
Whether a business owner wants to sell a website or he has been approached by an individual expressing interest in purchasing it, understanding what it's worth is essential to a fair sale for everyone involved...
How to Protect Yourself from the Equifax Data Breach
September 2017
Equifax Data Breach - The massive Equifax breach means consumers need to be on guard against data thieves. The credit-rating company hack earlier this year left approximately 143 million peoples personal information exposed and vulnerable....
Strategies to Run a Localized and Location-Based Marketing Campaign
September 2017
The potential for localized and location-based marketing is high – especially with estimates of retail sales from “beacon-triggered messages”, which grew from $4.1 billion to $44.4 billion between 2015 and...
Stock Market News
What's Ahead for the U.S. and Global Markets in Q4 2017
October 2017
The U.S. equity markets ended the third quarter of 2017 seemingly impervious to acts of nature, as major Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hit Texas and Florida, as well as to escalating tensions between North Korea and the Trump White House. Other issues that...
The Clock is Ticking
September 2017
Some investment commentators have been predicting that the bull market is about to plunge and turn bearish ever since this long-running bull market launched back in March 2009. At some juncture, the naysayers will be...
Financial Planning
High Concept Strategies: Goals-Based Investing
October 2017
This is the first of a series of articles discussing various types of high-concept investment styles. This month we start with goals-based investing...
Benefits of Delaying Retirement Number Many
September 2017
Traditionally, retirement was short and peaceful. People worked jobs that were hard on the body – such as farming, manufacturing, tradesmen or railroad workers. If you made it to retirement, you were relieved to...
What's New in Technology
Small Business Embracing Chatbot Technology
October 2017
In the past, small business owners sometimes lacked the resources – both financial and human – to capitalize upon the latest productivity and customer service technologies. Fortunately, the...
Reimagining Entire Industries with Artificial Intelligence
September 2017
About a year ago, at an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Conference in Cambridge in the U.K., Dr. Stephen Hawking noted that, “Success in creating AI could be the biggest event in the history of our civilization...
Tip of the Month
Are You Plagued by Productivity Busters
October 2017
How much time do your employees squander on various distractions that take their time and attention away from work? Recent surveys from staffing organizations suggest that almost half of participating employers...
Healthcare Reform Update
September 2017
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) – also known as Obamacare – was not the perfect solution to the nation’s need for affordable healthcare, but it did increase the availability of quality, affordable...
Congress at Work
Disaster Assistance, Heroes and Gang Members
October 2017
Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 and Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017 (H.R. 601) – This act temporarily lifts the nation’s debt ceiling, funding the federal government through...
Sanctions on Foreign Adversaries, Breakthrough DNA Technology, and Fast-Tracked Approval for Generic Drugs
September 2017
Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (H.R. 3364) – This Act expands U.S. sanctions against Russia (for annexing Ukraine’s Crimea and meddling in...
Life Events Library
5 Ways to Prepare to Buy a Home
8 Things that Could Trigger a Business Audit
Choosing the Right Corporation
Common-Sense Tactics for Getting the Best Deal on a New Car
Five Basic Financial Tips for Young Couples
How to Beat Credit Card Debt in 7 Simple Steps
How to Plan For a Long Life with Longevity Insurance
How to Select the Right Domain Name
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