In today’s tough business times, more and more people are choosing to become an entrepreneur who own and operates their own business. While this is admirable, there are important things to implement in your business development to ensure your success. ...

Getting a divorce creates a number of financial planning issues. One of the most important (and most frequently overlooked) has to do with life insurance. The ownership of life insurance policies and the naming of beneficiaries should be considered during ...

Could You Benefit From a Social Security Do-Over? If you’ve done any Social Security planning, you’re probably aware that you’ll get a larger check if you put off claiming benefits until age 66 or even 70, rather than starting at ...

While each individual tax return is unique, there are some tax rules that affect every person who files a federal income tax return. These rules involve dependents and exemptions. The IRS has six important facts about dependents and exemptions that ...

The IRS will begin processing most individual income tax returns on Jan. 30 after updating forms and completing programming and testing of its processing systems. The IRS anticipated many of the tax law changes made by Congress under the American ...

Today’s Stock & Business Times Earnings are coming out from companies and so far I’m pretty happy about what I’m reading about current business times and the financial markets today. Keep in mind it is very early in earning season ...

Investment Principles: Diversification and Asset Allocation When it comes to the complicated task of growing your wealth, how do you develop an investment strategy that works for you? For many people, the answer lies in diversification and asset allocation. Diversification ...

I received a request from Linda in Los Angeles who made an investment in Footlocker when stock prices were $36.99 and have seen it fall about 10%. She is wondering if she should hold on or take her losses and ...

At some point in our lives we may ask ourselves: “If I die and have debt, who or what will be responsible for paying back those I owe?”The laws regarding debt after death are defined by each state so there ...

Are you feeling stuck in the middle, managing the twin challenges of personal family business matters and raising your children while also caring for elderly parents? You’re not alone. Millions of Americans are members of the so-called “sandwich generation”—people who ...

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