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45 Products Trending On Amazon That Are Straight-Up Brilliant

You can find a lot of junk on the internet, but if you're shopping on Amazon, you can find some absolutely brilliant products, too. These trending …

Trends

Want to Be More Productive During the Day? Do These 4 Things at Night

Neglecting your nighttime habits is leaving a lot of success and growth on the table.<p>You've had a long and hopefully productive day. You're ready to unwind and relax until you fall asleep at some point.<p>However, doing that is leaving a lot of potential growth on the table along with quality sleep. …

Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipes to Spice Up Your Weeknights

During the winter, seasonal soups and decadent comfort foods tend to reign supreme. As delightful as these offerings may be when the weather <i>first</i> …

Wellness Retreat in Mexico

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Once the tax bill is paid for, low- and middle-income households will be worse off

By William G. GaleThe Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) will cut taxes by almost $1.5 trillion over the next decade, largely benefiting corporations, …

Economics

Accountants With Rich And Super-Rich Clients Should Have A Sensational 2018

For accounting firms catering to the wealthy, 2018 has all the makings of an amazingly profitable year. To begin with, the rich and super-rich are growing considerably in number and the wealth they control. Thus, the market for accounting and related services for these clients is booming.<p>Then the …

Taxes

What tax reform means for the next big lottery winner

What does tax reform mean for the next big lottery winner?<p>That will depend on where in the U.S. the winning ticket is purchased.<p>One thing is for sure -- the new law cut the top federal income tax rate from 39.6% to 37%. And when you're talking about hundreds of millions of dollars, those 2.6 …

Finance

Tax Refund Calculator: How Much Will You Get Back, How Long Will Refund Checks Take?

Trying to figure out how much your tax refund will be and when your refund check will arrive? If you are planning to use the money to go on a …

Trump’s Tax Cuts Are 'A Ticking Time Bomb,' Says Former Treasury Secretary

“How are we going to pay for the deficit caused by the tax cut?"<p>(Bloomberg) Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said the Trump …

File tax return early to avoid fraud, accelerate refund

Businesswise panel discusses benefits to filling early tax returns

Identity Theft

Better Understand Tax Reform - Today's Editors' Picks

Good evening! I’m your curator, Jason Kirsch<p><b>Here are today’s Editors’ Picks:</b><p>Data Centers will rebound in 2018 (Bill Stoller)<br>• Better understand the …

How the New Tax Law Affects Medical Deductions, Property Taxes

<b>Ask us anything</b>: We're getting questions from readers about the new tax law. While there's a lot still to be learned about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act …

Lawmakers Looking to Ease Impact of GOP Tax Plan

Before last year expired, a lot of Californians scrambled to lower their taxes under the new federal overhaul. Now lawmakers here and in other …

Meet kakeibo - the Japanese money trick that could make you 35% richer this year

You might never have heard of kakeibo (pronounced kah-keh-boh) but the 114-year-old Japanese money saving technique is something thousands of Brits …

7 Financial Resolutions to Make For 2018

Now's the time for a financial tune-up.<p>By<p>For a lot of people, ringing in the new year means rethinking priorities. Perhaps you’ve already resolved to …

Is Buying or Renting a Better Investment Strategy? | Investopedia

Homes are both a good long-term investment and a good financial decision, right? Many people accept this as common knowledge.<p>Robert Shiller, a Yale …

How I paid off $24,000 in credit card debt in just 15 months

Anna Newell Jones considers herself a "born spender" whose desire for the latest fashions and gadgets landed her in debt.<p>When she got married in May 2009, she had a big secret — she owed nearly $24,000 in credit card debt, student loans and money that her parents borrowed for her. She was living …

Personal Finance

Budgeting your money using the "50/20/30" rule

<i>Chase is sponsoring</i> <i>GOOD Money</i> <i>to help shape your financial future, at every step as you move from the haze of student debt toward the horizon of</i> …

Bosses should do this simple thing to make their employees more creative

Research shows the secret to fostering creativity in your office could be as simple as being humble<p>Humility breeds creativity.<p>Workers who have humble …

7 smart money moves to make before 2018 — to end up richer in the new year

Stressing about money as you make your holiday gift list — and shell out hundreds of dollars for holiday travel? While it’s easy to overspend in …

24 places in San Francisco to take your out-of-town relatives - Curbed SF

<i>Editor’s note: This map originally appeared in November 2016, and now we've updated and expanded it for the new holiday season.</i><p>The holidays are upon us, which for many means distant relatives, old friends, and new in-laws will be dropping in for a visit.<p>Naturally, you'll want to show them around …

Science Says These 10 Things Will Help You Raise Extremely Smart and Successful Kids

Here are some science-backed parenting strategies to help you raise highly successful kids.<p>What parent doesn't want their child to do well in school, stay out of trouble, and grow up to be a highly successful adult? But as I've found over the years raising my own daughter, that's far easier said …

Parenting

The Best Listens of Summer

My 7 favorite podcasts<p>One of the surprise hits of new media these days is podcasts.<p>Many of the most popular ones are descendants of the 2014 hit …

Oscar Isaac

The 8-hour workday has no place in modern society — here’s why

The thought of clocking in and out of the workplace can make us feel like robots. When we clock in at 9 a.m. and clock out at 5 p.m. (or 6 p.m. or …

Charlie Munger

4 Vitamins Doctors Swear By To Speed Up Your Metabolism

When you burn more calories it’s easier to lose weight. You can get the job done with a sensible diet, consistent exercise and giving your metabolism …

Ray Dalio thinks everyone should read these 3 books — and they have nothing to do with finance

Ray Dalio isn't like other investors.<p>His firm, Bridgewater Associates, is the world's largest hedge fund — with about $160 billion in total assets under management — and it's run according to a culture of "radical truth" and "radical transparency."<p>Dalio has built a workplace according to his vision …

Ray Dalio

A Full-Body Strengthening Workout That Doesn't Require a Single Weight

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Got 10 minutes? You can do this workout.

We often get derailed in our exercise routines because we can’t fit the perfect workout into our day. We think we must go to a gym, or a certain class, or use a particular technique. And we end up doing nothing at all. According to the annual State of Obesity report, “Eighty percent of American …

Yoga

A family kept whole can still be unhealthy

<i>Dear Carolyn: I have been in a manipulative, one-sided relationship my entire adult life. I tried to get past a lot of the problems in the quest of keeping my family whole. I am basically strong, self-supportive financially and pretty content with myself. I can stay in the house, we are basically</i> …

Some people consistently push away the people they love — here's why

We've all been there — you start dating someone and they act a bit too keen. They're messaging you at all hours, and cannot wait to meet up again.<p>It can be a bit off-putting if someone is clearly over-stepping your boundaries, so it's understandable if you want to cut things off with them. After …

Self-help