Month: September 2018

Miami-based tax software startup Taxfyle has raised $4.1 million in Series A funding, bringing its total amount of funding to date to $7.3 million. The company is creating a platform to connect licensed accountants and tax preparers with taxpayers. This round of funding was led by Miami-based venture capital firm Rokk3r Fuel ExO, and included
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Floods are the nation’s most common and costly natural disaster. Yet, standard homeowners and renters insurance policies specifically don’t cover that. “Your homeowners policy will cover water damage if water came from above,” said Jason Hargraves, managing editor of insuranceQuotes.com. “If your house is damaged from water that comes from the ground up, you’ll need
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Courtesy of Sara Zeff Geber With her recent book, Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers: A retirement and aging roadmap for single and childless adults, Sara Zeff Geber brought the term “solo agers” into the national vocabulary. By Geber’s definition, a solo ager (sometimes called an “elder orphan”) is a boomer without children and/or grandchildren.
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Three months after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in 2017, the island declared itself open for tourism. Under the leadership of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, a governmental organization, they embarked on a campaign to encourage vacationers. Three months after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, the island declared itself open for tourism, using vacation spend to fund economic
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An interview and Q&A with billionaire real estate investor and CEO of Brookfield Asset Management, Bruce Flatt. In this interview, Bruce discusses his approach and guiding principles to investing in real estate. Bruce also talks about how a small investor should invest in real estate and where there is opportunity. Like if you enjoyed Subscribe
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Reform 2.0 versus reality; a child’s taxes; tailoring EITC education; and other highlights from our favorite tax bloggers. The simple life The Wandering Tax Pro (http://wanderingtaxpro.blogspot.com/): How to report taxes at the end of year on a 1099, how to cover all tax bases when working from home and other reform questions of a common
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financial advisor putting a coin in her savings piggy bank Recently, I “discovered” a new type of REIT that caught my attention. It occupies a sub-, sub-, sub-sector, thought as lost as Atlantis, elusive as unicorns, merely mythological, a tale spun late into night, ‘round the flickering REIT campfire. But seriously and without hesitation, I’m
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