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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...