Articles for August 2018
Tax and Financial News
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...