Month: June 2018

Phone Scams Still High on the Tax Scam List

While the majority of taxpayers have already filed their 2017 tax return, there are still millions who haven’t quite got around to completing this task. Whether you’ve filed or not, you need to be aware of the possible scams that

Is it Still a Good Idea to Switch Your Regular IRA to a Roth IRA?

Let’s talk about IRAs. There are two general kinds of IRAs: Traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs. First, what’s the difference? In a nutshell, you can deduct traditional IRA contributions from your federal and state income tax returns for the year you make the contribution.

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True Entrepreneurs Are Not Failures

How many great entrepreneurs do you know? How many failed entrepreneurs do you know? The Truth is, people on both lists have failures on their resumes. However, failing does not make you a failure. In fact, most successful entrepreneurs have failed many

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How To Hire Emotionally Intelligent Employees

If you’ve ever had to hire an employee you know it can be challenging. There are so many candidates and they all present themselves in the most positive way possible.  However, you can’t always judge a candidate by his or

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What Habits Make People Mentally Strong?

Everyone has trials. No matter who you are, you will face challenges in both work and in life in general. However, some people are able to deal with those challenges better than others. So what enables people to look past

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Wealthy California Residents Won’t See Tax Break Next Year

We all know the Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed late last year was supposed to be a huge tax break for almost everyone. While it’s true that most people will see a boost in their paychecks, not everyone

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Leaders Should Avoid Implementing These Office Rules

Every business has rules, including rules for office settings. Some rules are very important, while otherw seem quite ridiculous. There will always be rules and in many cases rules play a key role in a company’s success. However, some rules do just

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Could the New Child Tax Credit Help You Pay for College?

The Child Tax Credit has been helping lower and middle class families since 1997. It has been a great benefit for these families to help offset the cost of raising children. However, for upper middle class and upper class families this benefit

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These Habits Will Make You More Likeable

How do others look at you? Are you likeable? Do people want to be around you and follow you? If you’re a leader it’s important to be liked. Of course, you have to have a certain level of authority and

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Are You Still Missing This Important Leadership Skill?

It takes many skills to be a great leader. While most of these skills are obviously important, some are more valuable than others. So which skills do good leaders need the most? Great leaders all seem to have the ability to motivate

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