Articles for February, 2021
Tax and Financial News
New Year-End Tax Provisions
February, 2021
In late December, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, which in addition to providing COVID-19 relief provisions also included many tax provisions and extenders. The Act contained many...
General Business News
How Firms Can Restore Balance Sheets to Better Health
February, 2021
According to the World Bank Group, for businesses in emerging markets and developing economies, the bottom fourth percentile of the non-financial corporate (NFC) sector saw their balance sheets deteriorate. Looking...
Stock Market News
How Will Single Party Governing Impact the Markets in 2021?
February, 2021
About four in 10 Americans (41 percent) look positively toward single party control at the national level, according to an October 2020 Gallup annual governance survey. This is compared to 23 percent...
Financial Planning
While Many Suffer Financially, Some Manage to Profit off Pandemic
February, 2021
The Federal Reserve recently reported that the 50 richest people in the United States increased their net worth by $339 billion during the first half of 2020. There are two primary contributors to this near unprecedented level of...
What's New in Technology
Business Process Management Systems Provide Variety of Benefits to Owners
February, 2021
All businesses have one thing in common, and that is processes. Business processes – whether direct or indirect – are crucial when it comes to providing products or services to customers....
Tip of the Month
How to Budget During a Pandemic
February, 2021
Right now with everything that’s going on, navigating your finances might feel overwhelming. However, there are some strategies that will help you manage cash shortfalls. Mariel Beasley of Duke University’s Common Cents Lab...
Congress at Work
Protecting American Ports, Federal Buildings, Allies, Oceans, and Whistleblowers
February, 2021
Save Our Seas 2.0 Act (S 1982) – This bill was introduced by Sen. Alan Sullivan (R-AK) on June 26, 2019. The purpose of the legislation is to improve efforts to clean up marine debris, encourage recycling and...