Articles for January, 2020
Tax and Financial News
2020 Tax Brackets, Deductions, Plus More
January, 2020
Beginning on Jan. 1, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has new annual inflation adjustments for tax rates, brackets, deductions and retirement contribution limits. Note, the amounts...
General Business News
How to Calculate and Analyze Return on Equity
January, 2020
When it comes to evaluating a business, especially one that is publicly traded, determining its return on equity (ROE) is one way to see how it’s performing....
Stock Market News
How Will Oil Prices Fare in 2020 With Global Events?
January, 2020
When it comes to 2020 and energy prices, the world's energy market will face many known and unknown variables. How and what types of events that will ultimately play out are unknown but, according to industry and...
Financial Planning
Economic Correlation: Cyclical and Non-Cyclical Stocks
January, 2020
A rising tide might lift all boats, but the same cannot be said for the economy....
What's New in Technology
Key Technology Trends in Accounting to Watch Out For in 2020
January, 2020
Technology advances continue to reshape industries and businesses – and the accounting industry is no exception. So far, a lot of repetitive tasks are performed with the help of advanced hardware and...
Guest Writer of the Month
The SECURE Act of 2019
January
The SECURE Act of 2019 is a broad bill with the purpose of increasing access to tax-advantaged retirement accounts in order to prevent retirees from outliving their assets. It mostly impacts those already in retirement or close to it....
Tip of the Month
4 Financial New Years Resolutions You Can Actually Keep
January, 2020
Believe it or not, it’s 2020. You’re not just starting a new year, you’re entering a new decade. With this in mind, you might want to make some resolutions that focus on your finances...
Congress at Work
Protecting TV Viewers, Whistleblowers and Supreme Court Justices; New Status Provisions for Immigrant Workers; and OTC Drugs
January, 2020
Reauthorizing Security for Supreme Court Justices Act of 2019 (HR 4258) – This bill reauthorizes the Marshal of the Supreme Court and the Supreme Court Police to protect the Justices of the Supreme Court, their employees and...