Author: Alan Olsen

How to Manage and Beat Stress

There are really two kinds of people in the world: people who act and people who wait to be acted upon. Of course, that’s a generalization, but the reality is, most people fall into these two categories.  Some people take

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Will Equifax Breach Open Door to Tax Scammers?

The tax season is always ripe with challenges, not the least of which is dealing with another wave of tax scams. Scammers are constantly looking for newer and more deceptive ways to steal your hard-earned money, including your tax refund.

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Five Tips to Identify Exceptional Employees

Every company wants to hire the best people. After all, your employees are what make your company successful. There are many ways to search for exceptional employees, but if you follow a few keys tips you’re more likely to have

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Selling globally: How to get started

For many businesses, selling their products or services globally is a natural next step in their growth.  But while the prospect of billions of new potential customers is attractive, going global can be a daunting proposition.  Here are a few

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Five Mistakes That Can Destroy your Career

There all kinds of ways people can end up hurting their careers. Sometimes they make honest mistakes, and in other cases, people make poor choices that can totally ruin their careers. In most cases, people don’t get the boot or

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Yacht Owners Feeling the Tax Pinch in French Riviera

The French Riviera is one of the most popular waterways in the world for high net worth individuals. Luxurious yachts dot the docks up and down these waterways, as some of the world’ wealthiest enjoy spending time basking in the

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What’s the Difference Between Avoidance and Evasion?

I love paying taxes, said no one ever.  The truth is given a choice everyone would most likely keep their hard earned money rather than give it to the government.  Unfortunately, taxes are a part of life and almost no

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Real Estate Investors Saving Big on Taxes With Like-Kind Exchanges

If you invest in real estate then you might be aware of a little tax-friendly trick known as a like-kind exchange. This tax-saving tip can save real estate investors a lot of money every time they sell a property. Under

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New York Mayor Wants to Improve Subway System With the Wealthy’s Money

Have you taken a ride on New York’s Subway system recently? If you have then you might have noticed that it’s in need of some work. Like many other forms of infrastructure, the Subway is getting old and worn down

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Look Who the IRS Is Adding to its Staff

For those who believe in giving people a second chance this will be good news. For those who feel the IRS is already rife with crooked employees that will stop at nothing to take more of taxpayers’ money, this news

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