Articles for April 2018
Tax and Financial News
High-Tax States Scheming to Offset New Tax Law Impact
April 2018
The new GOP tax law places high income and property tax states at a distinct disadvantage. Before the new tax bill, any and all state and local taxes (commonly referred to as SALT) could be...
General Business News
How to Manage Remote Employees
April 2018
According to a report from FlexJobs and Global Workplace Analytics, the number of remote workers has increased since 2005. “The 2017 State of Telecommuting in the U.S. Employee Workforce Report” found that 3.9...
Stock Market News
Trade Wars on the Horizon?
What This Could Mean for Financial Markets
April 2018
The Trump administration’s recent flurry of trade moves is spiking uncertainty and confusion among financial markets. His imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminum as well as levies on Chinese...
Financial Planning
Dividend Stocks Can Be Reliable Source of Income for Retirees
April 2018
The low interest rate environment of recent years has presented challenges to retirees who rely on bonds to supplement retirement income. Low rates and sustained equity outperformance have made stocks more...
What's New in Technology
Deep Learning for Deeper Understanding
April 2018
We all learn in different ways. Some people are book smart, meaning they glean knowledge from reading books. Others learn better through classroom or one-on-one instruction. Still others learn by doing – maybe...
Tip of the Month
How to Build an Effective Team in the Workplace
April 2018
When it comes to the workplace, teamwork is an important part of any organization’s ability to accomplish goals. However, creating an effective team is not easy. Based on a survey from McKinsey &...
Congress at Work
Federal Budget Allocated, Low-Income Veterans Protected, and Rural Phone Services to Meet Quality Standards
April 2018
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 (H.R. 1625) – This is the latest budget bill that appropriates $1.3 trillion of Treasury funds until the end of September – which is the end of the fiscal year. The following...
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