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Choosing the Right Corporation

Examine Options Carefully for Organizing Your Business If you’re like most owners of growing firms, you might wonder about the best way to protect your personal assets and conduct your daily activities. For some businesses, forming a corporation is the best solution. Others benefit most from the creation of a Limited Liability Partnership. Suppose that […]

8 Things that Could Trigger a Business Audit

Whether you’re doing taxes for your own business or a client’s business, the small – but real – possibility exists for an audit. Understanding the chances of an audit and what the Internal Revenue Service may pay particular attention to can help you and your client during an audit, if and when one occurs. What […]

5 Ways to Prepare to Buy a Home

This is a good year for buying a home, as prices are beginning to rise, interest rates are still low, and homeowner tax breaks are still available. To help get the best value from your purchase, consider these five ways to help you prepare to buy a home in today’s market. Check Your Credit Building […]

TIP: Financial Dashboards to Better Manage Data

Regardless of your profession or vocation, there are probably times when you feel overwhelmed by the amount of information available to you. Living in an age when data is as accessible as your keyboard, tablet or smart phone, learning to manage data is often the key to success. The term “financial dashboard” was probably coined […]

Peer Lending as an Alternative Funding Option

Sometimes people look for alternative lending sources because they have credit issues and can’t find a lender that will loan them money. When this happens, the sources they find might charge interest rates much higher than the current market rate. Other times, however, borrowers with perfectly good qualifications will look for an alternative lender for […]

It’s All Greek to the Markets

The major stock price indices continued in a generally positive track through most of June, but with subdued trading activity. Technology stocks led the way, with the Nasdaq 100 up 19 percent over the past 12 months, an increase that is almost double the 10 percent logged by the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. Analysts […]