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Will Retirement Security Be Sacrificed For Tax Reform?

Will Retirement Security Be Sacrificed For Tax Reform?

Guest post by Robert L. Reynolds, author of From Here to Security: How Workplace Savings Can Keep America’s Promise. America has long experienced a contentious relationship between tax reform and incentives for retirement finance.  As we today consider comprehensive tax reform proposals, it’s worth remembering that this process may threaten retirement savings just as they were...  LearnMore
Customer Experience & Bleeding Edge Technologies

Customer Experience & Bleeding Edge Technologies

Guest post by Jack Tatar, co-author with Chris Burniske of Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor’s Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond. For many existing businesses, crafting a competitive customer experience can depend upon evaluating current models and improving on them. For years, grocery stores competed among themselves by trying to offer their customers what their competitors weren’t – fresher...  LearnMore

Tax Efficient Businesses

Tax Efficient Businesses by Eva Rosenberg, author of Small Business Taxes Made Easy. One of the biggest complaints of business owners is the mound of paperwork that faces us each day. While there are people who find it relaxing (really, there are), most people hate the task and either set it aside, or sit at...  LearnMore
Wozniak & Jobs: A Study in Emotional Intelligence

Wozniak & Jobs: A Study in Emotional Intelligence

Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs spent almost 10 years in garages working together and tinkering with and mastering electronics projects. What drove them was their shared Grit—a blend of Conscientiousness, Achievement Drive, and Innovation—the behavioral drivers that focused their IQ and intellectual curiosity and was the common denominator on which their relationship and Apple Computer...  LearnMore

How Trump’s Tax Policy Might Affect Your Tax Life

Donald Trump is the President-Elect of the United States of America. So, with that in mind, what changes can individuals expect in our tax lives? Don’t worry. This won’t affect your 2016 tax returns. And, unless Congress passes these provisions intact, they might not even affect your 2017 tax returns. But some of these provisions...  LearnMore
3 Ways to Effectively Lead Through Changing Times

3 Ways to Effectively Lead Through Changing Times

A fresh voice on leadership and a senior leader at one of the world’s largest communications networks, Elise Mitchell author of Leading Through the Turn reveals why success comes by focusing on the journey, not just the destination. May you live in interesting times. I’ve never been sure if that’s a blessing or a curse. But the...  LearnMore
3 Ways a Potential ACA Repeal Will Influence Your Taxes

3 Ways a Potential ACA Repeal Will Influence Your Taxes

By Eva Rosenberg, author of Small Business Taxes Made Easy. This week, our new president is being sworn into office. While Trump has a lot of things on his agenda to accomplish in the first week, we are concerned about the tax law changes that are apt to take place. Good news, folks. Tax changes won’t...  LearnMore
A Fed Rate Hike Means Higher Rates throughout the Economy

A Fed Rate Hike Means Higher Rates throughout the Economy

By Robert R. Johnson, President and CEO, The American College of Financial Services, and author of INVEST WITH THE FED: Maximizing Portfolio Performance by Following Federal Reserve Policy. The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee is meeting the week of Dec. 12, 2016, and it is widely anticipated that they will raise the target fed funds rate by...  LearnMore
William Bernstein: The "Coin Toss" Gamble of the Common Stock

William Bernstein: The “Coin Toss” Gamble of the Common Stock

Imagine that you work for your rich but eccentric Uncle Fred. He is a conscientious and kind employer, and after you have spent some years in his service he decides to let you in on the company pension plan. You are 30 years old and will work for your uncle until you retire in 35...  LearnMore
How Many Stocks Should You Really Own?

How Many Stocks Should You Really Own?

Excerpted from How to Make Money in Stocks, 4th Edition, by William J. O’Neil. Once you have decided to participate in the stock market, you are faced with more decisions than just which stock to purchase. You have to decide how you will handle your portfolio, how many stocks you should buy, what types of...  LearnMore
4 Questions To Ask Before You Negotiate

4 Questions To Ask Before You Negotiate

Guest post from John Schaub, author of Building Wealth One House at a Time. Here are the four questions you need to ask yourself before you start negotiating a real estate deal. 1. Is the person with whom I am negotiating able to make a binding decision? If not, ask who can make that final decision and...  LearnMore
Preview Our Summer Reading!

Preview Our Summer Reading!

SUMMER PREVIEW SERIES McGraw-Hill is excited to publish some wonderful and innovative new titles in the coming months.   Here are a few highlights and FREE content from our books! IMPOSSIBLE TO IGNORE: Creating Memorable Content to Influence Decisions  This book is a groundbreaking approach to creating memorable messages that are easy to process, hard to...  LearnMore