Articles for September 2018
Tax and Financial News
Would a $1,000 Tax Deduction get you in the Gym?
September 2018
America is one of the heaviest societies in the entire world. Two-thirds of Americans are classified as obese or overweight using Body Mass Index as a measurement. These aren’t just ugly...
Summer Jobs and Taxes
August 2018
Summer is in full swing and, with school out, lots of high school and college kids are working seasonal jobs before they return to their studies. It doesn’t matter if it’s mowing lawns, checking out groceries, painting houses or...
General Business News
Help Reduce Call Reluctance Among Sales Professionals
September 2018
When it comes to selling, there are a lot of challenges in the industry. According to a 2016 report by Accenture and CSO Insights, 55 percent of sales professionals believe that their organization's sales tools...
Key Performance Indicators and Your Business - Part 2 of 2
August 2018
Welcome back to the second and final part of our series on KPIs. In this portion, we’ll explore the best way to define Key Performance Indicators, as well as show you how to communicate them across your organization...
Stock Market News
Investment Bank Fees Indicate Strong Equity Capital Market Activity
September 2018
Investment banks can be a good predicator for the health of the market in the near future. Investment banks make the bulk of their money on mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and financing...
Speculation of $150 Oil and What it Means for the Markets
August 2018
Over the past 30 months, the price of a barrel of oil has increased from the mid-$30s to – in recent days – as high as the mid-$70s per barrel. At nearly half the historic $150 per barrel price level nearly 10 years ago, how will the market...
Financial Planning
Funding Options For Long Term Care Expenses
September 2018
The longer people live, the greater the chance they will need assistance in old age. And today, people are living longer than ever. As if providing for one’s own retirement isn’t hard...
The Perks of Working Past Traditional Retirement Age
August 2018
A large number of Americans intend to keep working past retirement age. For many, their reasons are financial. Some have a high level of debt while others are afraid if they retire too soon, they will run out of money...
What's New in Technology
Cyberattack Prevention Planning
September 2018
Every year we experience new challenges in the world of computer hacking – as well as new solutions. Cyber hackers have become aggressive, and so business owners must be more vigilant. Because clients...
How To Write Bot-Friendly Copy for Your Website
August 2018
People are spending less time “Googling” for information on where to shop, where to eat, where to vacation and where to get the best rates. Instead, many are using bots such as Amazon’s Alexa...
Tip of the Month
8 Ways to Stay Healthy When You Sit All Day
September 2018
According to Dr. James Levine, an endocrinologist at the Mayo Clinic, sitting is the new smoking. In his study that spanned 15 years, it was determined that spending more than six hours a day on your behind...
Negative Effects of Social Media on Young Minds
August 2018
While social media can be an easy, wonderful way to keep in touch with friends, a means of support and a window into what’s going on in the world, there are downsides for kids of which...
Congress at Work
Stepping Up Defense Spending, Cybersecurity Tips for Small Business, a Possible National Suicide Hotline and Affirming the U.S. Press Is Not the Enemy
September 2018
John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (H.R. 5515) – Introduced by Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), this bill increases the size of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Naval and Air...
Offshore Jobs for U.S. Workers, Money for North Korean Refugee and Human Rights Programs, and a New $1 Coin Honoring American Innovation
August 2018
Northern Mariana Islands U.S. Workforce Act of 2018 (H.R. 5956) – This bill is related to the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008, which stated that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration...