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Tax Changes and Key Amounts for the 2020 Tax Year
tax law

Tax Changes and Key Amounts for the 2020 Tax Year

Americans are facing a long list of tax changes for the 2020 tax year...and it's never too early to start thinking about next year's return.
June 22, 2020
Travel Planning in the Time of Coronavirus
Travel

Travel Planning in the Time of Coronavirus

Insurance may not cover canceled vacations, but airlines and hotels may be flexible.
June 11, 2020
13 Things That May Soon Disappear Forever (The Pandemic Edition)
business

13 Things That May Soon Disappear Forever (The Pandemic Edition)

Emerging technologies (and now the COVID-19 pandemic) are putting an end to these familiar items and practices.
June 9, 2020
7 Ways PPP Loans Just Got Better
small business loans

7 Ways PPP Loans Just Got Better

The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act makes a number of changes to the popular small-business loan program. See how your business might bene…
June 5, 2020
Don't Let the Drama Surrounding PPP Distract You from Running Your Business
business

Don't Let the Drama Surrounding PPP Distract You from Running Your Business

If you're so wrapped up in worry about your Paycheck Protection Program loan not being forgiven, think about the worst-case scenario. It might not be …
June 5, 2020
Another Epidemic to Worry About: Identity Theft
business

Another Epidemic to Worry About: Identity Theft

Fraud losses grew in 2019 and are likely to increase in 2020.
June 5, 2020
Thinking of Selling Your Business? 2 Steps to Get the Best Price
business

Thinking of Selling Your Business? 2 Steps to Get the Best Price

Here's what could be the difference between a lucrative outcome and disappointment for business owners now.
June 5, 2020
The Coronavirus at Work: Your Legal Questions Answered
business

The Coronavirus at Work: Your Legal Questions Answered

What are your rights and responsibilities, as a worker or a business owner? A pair of lawyers who specialize in employment law weigh in with some prac…
May 29, 2020
COVID-19 at Work: Your Legal Rights and Responsibilities
business law

COVID-19 at Work: Your Legal Rights and Responsibilities

Answers to frequently asked questions about coronavirus in the workplace. A pair of lawyers who specialize in employment law weigh in with some practi…
May 29, 2020
Can You Just Walk Away from a Debt-Riddled Business and Start Fresh?
business

Can You Just Walk Away from a Debt-Riddled Business and Start Fresh?

For certain doctors, dentists and other highly skilled service providers stung by the economic fallout of COVID-19, that may be an option. But it come…
May 28, 2020
14 Bankruptcy Filings Chalked Up to COVID-19
bankruptcy

14 Bankruptcy Filings Chalked Up to COVID-19

Bankruptcy filings are piling higher in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, we look at a number of companies that have been forced to seek out ba…
May 22, 2020
6 Steps to Finding Your Second Act in Retirement
retirement

6 Steps to Finding Your Second Act in Retirement

Whether you need to work or just want to work after you retire, these moves will help you find the right job.
May 22, 2020
7 Ways the Pandemic Will Change Big U.S. Cities
business

7 Ways the Pandemic Will Change Big U.S. Cities

Historically, pandemics transform cities.
May 20, 2020
33 Major U.S. Companies Hiring Now to Meet Coronavirus Demand
Your Business

33 Major U.S. Companies Hiring Now to Meet Coronavirus Demand

May 20, 2020
Small-Business Owners Terrified of Keeping PPP Money Face Deadline Today
business

Small-Business Owners Terrified of Keeping PPP Money Face Deadline Today

The rules of the Paycheck Protection Program keep changing. And the latest rules change has some business owners thinking about giving their money bac…
May 19, 2020
The Employee Retention Tax Credit Helps Keep Workers Working
taxes

The Employee Retention Tax Credit Helps Keep Workers Working

The credit is worth up to $5,000 per paid employee for businesses financially harmed by the coronavirus pandemic that continue to keep employees on th…
May 19, 2020
5 HEROES Act Provisions with a Good Chance of Becoming Law
economy

5 HEROES Act Provisions with a Good Chance of Becoming Law

The massive federal stimulus bill just passed by the House of Representatives is "dead on arrival" in the Senate. But a few proposals in the bill have…
May 16, 2020
So, You Want to Start Your Own Food Truck Business
business

So, You Want to Start Your Own Food Truck Business

"The Food Truck Lawyer" has some words of advice for anyone curious about starting their own empire, an opportunity that could make sense in the age o…
May 15, 2020
Best Video Apps for Staying in Touch
Technology

Best Video Apps for Staying in Touch

We rate five video-chat platforms for user-friendliness and security features.
May 10, 2020
The Stunning IRS Ruling That May Bankrupt Small Businesses That Took PPP Loans
small business loans

The Stunning IRS Ruling That May Bankrupt Small Businesses That Took PPP Loans

The Paycheck Protection Program rolled out with great fanfare to help save small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. But something the IRS jus…
May 8, 2020
To Succeed, Small-Business Owners Need to Put Their Own Finances First
business

To Succeed, Small-Business Owners Need to Put Their Own Finances First

Many business owners put everything they have into their businesses, and in doing so forget to make a plan for their own personal finances. That's a b…
May 8, 2020
11 Best E-Commerce Stocks for Electrifying Returns
stocks

11 Best E-Commerce Stocks for Electrifying Returns

Most of the world's best e-commerce stocks were already enjoying a tailwind from broader digital trends. The COVID-19 outbreak is simply speeding up a…
May 6, 2020
Bankruptcy Watch: 10 Retail Stocks at Growing Risk
bankruptcy

Bankruptcy Watch: 10 Retail Stocks at Growing Risk

The COVID-19 pandemic has gouged the retail industry. These 10 retail stocks have either been linked to possible bankruptcy filings or given off other…
April 28, 2020
What Do Negative Oil Prices Mean?
business

What Do Negative Oil Prices Mean?

With oil prices having dipped into negative territory, S&P Global Platts's Vito Turitto joins our hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey to break down exact…
April 28, 2020
Effective Succession Planning Leads to Business Longevity
business

Effective Succession Planning Leads to Business Longevity

An important part of owning a successful business is having a plan for what happens when it's time for you to move on.
April 27, 2020
IRS Fires Warning Shot for Audits on Small Businesses Using Captive Insurance
business

IRS Fires Warning Shot for Audits on Small Businesses Using Captive Insurance

Should small-business owners be afraid of being held captive by 831(b) rule changes? Captive insurance has been a legal tax strategy for years, but th…
April 22, 2020