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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...
Estate Planning Essentials You Need to Revisit Due to the New Tax Law
March 2018
Estate planning is never done. Just like a piece of real estate, it needs periodic maintenance and care to make sure it’s in good shape when you need it most. Provisions in the newly...
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...
How to Give Effective Feedback for Better Performance
March 2018
When it comes to making the most of an organization, providing feedback to employees is imperative to ensure worker productivity is high and turnover is lowered. According to The Conference Board...
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...
Volatility Returns - Finally
March 2018
After months of warnings from Wall Street that the markets’ extraordinarily long bull run could not last forever, the inevitable happened. Volatility returned to U.S. markets in a major way in February. The...
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...
This Year's Fuel for Economic Growth
March 2018
There are several factors expected to help fuel the economy through 2018. The first is government intervention through fiscal policy......
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...
Blockchain Technology - Beyond Bitcoin
March 2018
To many people, Bitcoin and blockchain technology are the same thing. Bitcoin might be the best-known example of a successful application of blockchain technology, but as soon as business leaders understood...
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 &...
Protect Yourself from Tax Refund Scammers
March 2018
Although tax filing season has been officially open only since Jan. 29, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is warning that reports of refund scams are already skyrocketing. Here’s an overview...
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...
Protections for Indian Tribes, Caregivers, Child Victims of Sexual Abuse, Human Trafficking and 9-1-1 Callers
March 2018
Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal RecognitionAct of 2017 (H.R. 984) – Sponsored by Rep. Robert Wittman (R-VA) on Feb. 7, 2017, this bill extends Federal recognition to 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?