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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Hurricane Florence Likely To Strike East Coast With Damaging Effect2018 NOAA Earlier today, Hurricane Florence became a Category 4 major hurricane. It’s will probably make landfall on the U.S. East Coast later this week – likely on Thursday – bringing flooding rains and heavy winds. Tracking a storm
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Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits. Today’s column examines whether benefits lost to the earnings test are recovered, delaying spousal while receiving retirement benefits, the availability of survivor’s benefits, and how deeming applies in terms of widow(er)’s as
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President Trump last week asked the Treasury Department to review the rules surrounding Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) for traditional Individual Retirement Accounts and 401(k) plans. Updating RMD life expectancy tables, which are now 15 years old, makes sense. But slowing the amount people must withdraw from their IRAs and 401(k)s (and pay taxes on) will do
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An employee scans an item at the Amazon.com fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey, U.S., on Thursday, June 7, 2018. Photographer: Bess Adler/Bloomberg Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Ro Khanna (D-CA) just introduced the ‘‘Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies Act’’ (or Stop-BEZOS) that would punish big companies like Amazon, Walmart, and McDonalds for paying
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Scoville Scale Chart (https://picturelights.club/galleries/chili-pepper-scoville-chart.html)Picture Lights Club Gallery, enhanced by CogWorld The Scoville Scale is a measurement chart used to rate the heat of peppers or other spicy foods. It can also can have a useful application for measuring cybersecurity threats. Cyber-threats are also red hot as the human attack surface is projected to reach over 6 billion
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The ancient Chinese general Sun Tzu stated, “All warfare is based on deception.”  As we face the increasing risk of a trade war, one thing appears rather certain – “traders and investors do not think tariffs are a good idea nor believe they will happen,” per John Authers of the FT.  Even CEOs are telling
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What does it take to build a billion-dollar startup company from the ground up? Most experts would say money. Lots of it. But with statistics estimating almost 90 percent of startups fail each year, adopting a formula that increases the chance of success can be a game changer for the almost 9 million startups estimated
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The clock continues to tick down for taxpayers hoping to take advantage of the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP). The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will close the program on September 28: that gives taxpayers just a few more weeks to apply. Getty The IRS launched the OVDP in 2009 to encourage compliance with foreign asset
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Getty Pictures, Royalty Free Realtors screamed and home owners worried. In late 2017, Congress and the President wanted to make the $1.5 trillion plus cuts in corporate and other taxes not look so big. So they raised taxes for some people by drastically limiting the deductions for state and local property and income taxes (SALT),
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