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Articles for July 2018
Tax and Financial News
Social Security Ground Zero: 16 Years to Impact
July 2018
Every year, the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Federal Disability Insurance Trust Funds (OASDI) issues its annual report on the Social Security system. The report...
Will Blockchain Technology Disrupt Audit and Assurance Services?
June 2018
Blockchain technology is raising speculation over the future of audit and assurance work and the impact it could have on accountants. Originally created to serve as the foundation for cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology has developed and been...
General Business News
Key Performance Indicators and Your Business - Part 1 of 2
July 2018
Key Performance Indicators, also known as KPIs, are core measurements that businesses use to monitor progress toward achieving goals and targets. KPIs, which vary widely by industry and entity structure...
How to Get More Customer Referrals
June 2018
When it comes to finding new clients, businesses can do so in many ways. Whether a radio or television spot, or an advertisement on a website, social media platform or digital billboard, the goal is to reach...
Stock Market News
Italian Economic Autonomy - What this means for the Eurozone and the Markets
July 2018
Italy’s newly formed government is a coalition between two populist parties: Lega Nord (the Northern League) and Movimento 5 Stelle (the Five Star Movement). This coalition is floating the idea of issuing...
Notes from the 2018 Berkshire Shareholders Meeting
June 2018
The Annual Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders' Meeting is something of a legend in the investment world. More than just an informational annual meeting, shareholders come from far and wide to listen to the...
Financial Planning
Self-Employment Deductions Under the New Tax Law
July 2018
The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which went into effect on Jan. 1, has sent an unambiguous message that the current GOP-dominated Congress and Presidential Administration are decidedly...
Common Money Mistakes As We Age
June 2018
It is common knowledge that as we grow old, our bodies tend to not work as well. Some folks begin having physical challenges, some have cognitive issues and some have both. But what we don’t know is which, if any, of those challenges we will...
What's New in Technology
Old School and Hi-Tech Ways to Keep Track of Passwords
July 2018
In 2017, nearly one-third of internet users reported being victim to online hacking or similar suspicious activity on their accounts. But as anyone who regularly uses a computer – especially for financial...
Amazon's Alexa as a Virtual Office Assistant
June 2018
Studies have shown that as much as 40 percent of time spent at work is generally unproductive, busy work. Things like checking emails, ordering supplies, fixing the copy machine or trying to figure out...
Tip of the Month
End of the Traditional Office: Fact or Fiction?
July 2018
Brick and mortar versus the virtual office. It’s a dynamic that’s been ongoing for a couple of decades. But you might be wondering: how much has the traditional office really changed...
The Effects of AI on Accounting
June 2018
Artificial Intelligence, otherwise known as AI, is not something that exists only in science fiction or Hollywood movies. It’s here. And it’s changing the way accountants are doing business. Here’s how and why....
Congress at Work
Congress at Work: Benefits for Veterans, More Money to Counteract Gun Violence and a Higher Loan Limit for Small Business Loans
July 2018
VA MISSION Act of 2018 (S. 2372) – This bill was introduced by Sen. John Isakson (R-GA) on Feb. 5 and signed into law by the president on June 6. This legislation permits veterans to seek care from...
Dodd-Frank Rollback, Security Clearance Assistance, and Returning Assets from the Nazis
June 2018
Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155) – Sponsored by Sen. Michael Crapo (R-ID) in November 2017, this bill rolls back some of the provisions of the...
Life Events Library
2017 vs. 2018 Federal Income Tax Brackets
5 Ways to Prepare to Buy a Home
8 Things that Could Trigger a Business Audit
Branding Considerations: What goes into the Naming Process?
Business Leases: Essential Elements to Have (and Avoid)
Choosing the Right Corporation
Common-Sense Tactics for Getting the Best Deal on a New Car
Creating Demand or Responding with Supply: How to Engage?
Developing A Family Budget
Does Your Business Need a Mobile App?
Everyone's an Owner
Five Basic Financial Tips for Young Couples
Handling Negative Online Reviews
Homeowner's Insurance - Are You Really Covered?
How Behavioral Finance Impacts Personal Investing
How to Beat Credit Card Debt in 7 Simple Steps
How to Build Trust with Customers Online
How to Plan For a Long Life with Longevity Insurance
How to Select the Right Domain Name
How to Teach Your Kids About Money
How to Value and Sell a Website Effectively
Making the Best Choice: Should You Rent or Buy Your Next Home?
Managing Financial Risk in the New World
Marketing To Millennials: What Works?
Plan a Stress-Free Family Vacation
Planning for Rising Interest Rates
Planning Your Wedding: Important Early Steps
Property Taxes: How to Pay Only What You Owe On What You Own
Reverse Mortgage Update: Pros and Cons
Reverse Mortgages: Easy to get, but worth the price?
Should I Refinance Again?
Six Simple Steps to Starting Your Own Business
Small Business Embracing Chatbot Technology
Strategies to Run a Localized and Location-Based Marketing Campaign
Taxes: Record Retention Guidelines
Taxpayer Bill Of Rights
Things to Know Before Applying for Social Security Benefits
Yes, You Can Lower Your Property Taxes
Young and In Debt: What Should You Do?