Trade Act of 2015 (H.R. 1314) – To date, this controversial bill was passed in both the House and the Senate, but the Senate made changes and sent it back to the House on May 22. The Senate combined the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) into the same bill. The […]
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 […]
In today’s world, most people know a bit about cyber thieves and data breaches. This being the case, why do we continue to learn of major data breaches here and worldwide? A couple of years ago, a major technology provider conducted a survey of users and IT professionals in the United States and nine other […]
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 […]
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 […]
We’ve all been asked to donate to charity from family, friends and when we shop at stores during the holidays. Donating to our favorite cause can help cure a disease or help those less fortunate. However, not all charities are managed equally, leading to different amounts of money actually making it to the intended cause. […]
Tax Strategies For Selling Your Business – A Family Affair? When it comes to selling your business, finding an optimal tax strategy depends on the purchaser. Transferring a business inside a family requires very different tactics and treatment compared to a sale to an independent third party. There is no one-size-fits-all strategy; the best tax […]
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