Tax Freedom Day

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As we enter a new year, I’d like to talk about taxes. And the fact that you’re working for free right now. Tax Freedom Day is the day that the average American has earned enough money to pay in full his or her total yearly tax bill. It’s essentially the day where the money you earn going forward actually becomes your money. This handy image from the Tax Foundation best illustrates...
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What is Episode Care and What Impact Might it have on Patient Care and on Small Physician Practices?

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Courtesy of 123rf.com The rollout of Obamacare in October has caused the focus to shift toward healthcare alternatives, the kind that haven’t been seriously considered in the past. But now that the new plan looks as if it will be at least as expensive – and considerably more complicated – than the system it supposedly reformed, everything seems to be on the table. One of those alternatives...
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How The 1999 Repeal of Glass-Steagall May Lead To Our Demise

1999 Repeal of Glass-Steagall
Is it possible that the 1999 repeal of Glass-Steagall may lead to our demise? Do you ever get a sense that the economy is spinning out of control? A lot of us do, and if you do too, you’re probably interested to know why it’s happening. It’s hard to pinpoint a single reason – in reality there are probably several. But one we may pay close attention to is the 1999 repeal of the Glass-Steagall...
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Wait A Minitel, Did The French Invent The Internet?

The French Invent The Internet
France is known for many things; fine wine, the Eiffel Tower, the Tour de France, the Louvre, Victor Hugo, just to name a few.  There is one bit of French history you may know little about, that being the impact brought on by a product called the Minitel.  Yep, the Minitel was a wonky, awkward looking machine known as the “Little French Box” which resembled the old Commodore 64, if you...
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How $2385 Could Have Done So Much More

How $2385 Could Have Done
Remember the $787 Billion spending stimulus package?  The one where the Government decided to use a large cash infusion to spur spending and ultimately turn the economy around, then place us on a path toward fiscal sanity? Well, after five years of eagerly awaiting its benefits, it seems they may have alluded us.  Signed by President Obama in 2009, the Stimulus Package was the largest economic recovery...
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What’s the Best Free Recipe App?

The Apple Store and Google Play together offer more digital cookbooks than you probably have room for on your mobile device. So which... more →
New tax law might slow down housing market.

What Will the New Tax Law Do to the Housing Market?

The new tax law will have a profound impact on the housing market, although in ways that go beyond the deductibility of mortgage interest... more →

4 in 5 Households Will Get a Tax Cut in 2018

Four out of five U.S. households will get a tax cut as a result of the legislation that President Donald Trump signed into law today. more →
Will bitcoin reach $100,000?

When Will Bitcoin Reach $100,000?

Bitcoin has accelerated its pace of appreciation in recent months, and if the current levels between $15,000 and $19,000 make you itch... more →
The Dow Jones topped 24,000 -- now what?

The Dow Jones Crossed the 24,000 Threshold. Now What?

Stocks appear to be increasing in volatility, yet the markets closed on Monday, December 4 with the Dow Jones Industrial Average is... more →
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Should You Get a Peer-to-Peer Mortgage?

If you can’t get approved for a home loan from a bank, you might want to look into applying for a peer-to-peer mortgage. more →
Investment gifting is awesome.

4 Things To Know Before You Donate an Investment

While donations of any kind are appreciated, gifting investments benefits both the giver and the receiver. Here are four key things... more →
Are you wondering: What's the Relationship Between the Stock Market and Federal Debt?

What’s the Relationship Between the Stock Market and Federal Debt?

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if gains in the stock market could actually reduce U.S. government indebtedness? If that were true,... more →

From Muffins to Millions: South Africa’s youngest millionaire Sandile Shezi

We have known for years about the different resources Africa as to offer. Now we are able to witness the people pave the way for innovation... more →