Category: News 2018

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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Baby Boomers Are Changing Retirement in America

Are you a “Baby Boomer” – a member of the demographic group born post-World War II between 1946 and 1964? This group of Americans has had a profound impact on U.S. society at every stage of life. That impact has been in part due to the sheer size of this group, which peaked at nearly 79 million (including immigrants) in 1999, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. It is also due to Boomers challenging many aspects of traditional society and values.

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