Month: April 2018

Navigating the Financial Twists and Turns in Business and in Life

As a business owner, planning for your future can be difficult because of the many twists and turns that can happen both in business and in life. When you encounter situations, either expected or unexpected, you may need to make decisions that can have a major impact on you, your family, and your business. How you approach those situations can be critical to your long-term success.

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Cathy Miller Facilitates Society of International Business Fellows Event

Cathy Miller was an invited guest facilitator at a conference hosted by the Society of International Business Fellows (SIBF) at The Inn at Serenbe on March 18th. The session was designed to help attendees understand how to identify and plan for some of the typical financial challenges women face. They addressed some of the root causes of why women aren’t always involved partners in their financial lives including a lack of time, interest or financial knowledge. The group also discussed the top financial priorities women should be concerned with at different stages of life. Cathy helped lead a discussion of challenges women commonly face in understanding their financial “reality,” along with concrete steps all women can take to seize control of and alter that reality.

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Fact vs. Fiction

Fiction: When you empty your computer’s recycle bin, the data is gone for good.

Fact: When you empty your recycle bin, you aren’t removing the data inside. You’re only marking it for overwriting. But there’s a problem: You can never be sure where the data that needs to be overwritten is located, so you never know which remnants are still around and which aren’t. To be sure the data is gone for good, try full disk overwriting software.

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The Standard Deduction and Itemized Deductions After Tax Reform

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act substantially increased the standard deduction amounts for 2018 to 2025. It also eliminated or restricted many itemized deductions for those years. You can generally choose to take the standard deduction or to itemize deductions. As a result of the changes, far fewer taxpayers will be able to reduce their taxes by itemizing deductions.

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