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IRS still doesn't have enough auditors to close the $458 billion tax gap

While early forecasts suggested the IRS would be hit with a 14 percent reduction from 2017 levels, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin apparently successfully intervened to blunt the cut. Trump sent a preliminary budget request to Congress last month proposing deep cuts in most agencies but seeking a …

House Oversight Committee requests all documents on Mike Flynn’s foreign contacts and payments

Congress is taking a deep look at Trump’s former National Security adviser<p>The House Oversight Committee wrote a letter to the Department of Defense on Wednesday requesting any and all documents relating to Michael Flynn's business with foreign interests. In the letter addressed to Defense Secretary …

Michael Flynn

New FBI Intel Suggests Trump Associates May Have Colluded With Russia

The information in CNN's bombshell report suggests the president's associates may have coordinated with Russia to take down Hillary Clinton.<p>Just two days after James Comey's testimony in front of the House Intelligence Committee, U.S. officials allegedly told <i>CNN</i> that the FBI has information …

Donald Trump

What Is the Difference Between Qualified Dividends and Ordinary Dividends?

Qualified dividend tax rates and ordinary dividend tax rates are two different categories. Here's how to know if your dividends qualify for the …

3 reasons not to rollover your 401(k) into an IRA

It's a common recommendation to do that when you leave a job, but you should consider the downsides carefully before following that advice.<p>If you just left your job, you might have a big financial decision to make: what to do with that 401(k) account you diligently contributed to every payday. The …

Retirement

10 Ways to Market Your Business Online for $500

You won't worry that your budget isn't big enough when you know how to squeeze the most from every buck.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The internet provides unlimited potential in terms of customer reach and opportunity, and while there is some online marketing that …

5 High-Yield/Dividend Investing Tips That Could Earn You Thousands

Stocks with high dividend yields can be alluring. After all, stock prices can move sharply up -- and down -- very quickly, and getting a steady paycheck can make it much easier to ride out the downturns and not sell when the stock price drops. This is especially true if you're near or in retirement …

Investing

The Case Against Sugar review – an unsweetened attack on diet myths

For the last 15 years, US journalist Gary Taubes has been the self-nominated public enemy No 1 of the global “healthy eating” establishment. His heresy has been to argue powerfully and publicly that the official diet advice we have been encouraged to follow since the 1970s is fundamentally wrong. …

Diabetes

Report: Developers losing interest in Apple Watch until apps can run independently

Realm, a company which provides mobile databases to around 100,000 app developers, told <i>Business Insider</i> that its stats show that developers are losing interest in the Apple Watch.<p>“On a weekly basis we’re seeing very few Watch apps, compared to iOS apps,” says VP Tim Anglade. “For every 1,000 new …

Apps

ASUS's ZenFone 3 looks and feels twice its price

Intel may have already quit the smartphone market, but its buddy ASUS continues to fight the good fight with a slightly different approach this year. At Computex, the Taiwanese giant announced not just one, but three new Android M smartphones: ZenFone 3, ZenFone 3 Deluxe and ZenFone 3 Ultra. The …

Will Power: Prince Lacked It, Do You?

While the news continues to swirl with speculation surrounding Prince’s death, the larger issue is that of his will. Prince died without one, or as it is referred to in legal terms, dying “intestate.” Unfortunately, this situation has created a potential firestorm for Prince’s family… an …

Family

This Is the One Device By Which Coffee Experts Swear

For home coffee drinkers, a $30,000 espresso machine probably isn’t an option. But the good news is, there are a handful of simple, affordable tools that can elevate an ordinary cup of joe to professional-level brew. Eater pooled a handful of coffee pros to find out the one gadget each can't brew …

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A coffee lovers' guide to 7 home brewers

Because it's not always feasible or affordable to run down to your local coffee shop whenever you happen to want or need coffee, because knowing how to make a good cup of coffee perhaps is a good life skill to have, because making your own coffee at home is really not that difficult: Whatever the …

Coffee

Why people are crazy about Blue Bottle, the coffee chain that just raised another $70 million from tech investors

Tetragon Financial Group, Morgan Stanley, Index Ventures, True Ventures, Bono, Jared Leto, Tony Hawk, and Instagram founder Kevin Systrom contributed to the round.<p>The company, which operates 19 locations in New York City, California, and Japan, has become hugely popular with hipsters and techies …

Stock options: it's back to the '90s.

From Bill Gurley to Marc Andreesen, Silicon Valley’s smartest are asking if we’re in round two of the dotcom bubble. Many things are different this …

One of Silicon Valley's top angel investors explains the 4 things he looks for in an entrepreneur

He's invested in well over 100 startups, including several "unicorns" that went on to become huge companies like Twitter and Uber. He is also the founding CEO of AngelList, a resource for entrepreneurs and angels to find each other and make deals.<p>He recently spoke with "The 4-Hour Workweek" author …

How to save yourself when the stock market turns cruel

The stock market has turned cruel, probably leaving you with losses in your 401(k), IRA and college savings.<p>What should you do?<p>If you want to know how far this downturn will go, be skeptical of any answer you receive. When a downturn is in motion, top analysts cannot determine whether it's going to …

Got dividends? The 5 stocks yielding more than 6%

Dividends are often treated like the side dish of the investment world. Lacking the inherent sexiness of price returns, dividends are more notable …

Investing

The iPad's big moment

We’ve got a big fall ahead of us. New versions of iOS and OS X. As ever, a new iPhone (or iPhone<i>s</i>). A new Apple TV. But for the first time in a …

Phone Comparisons: Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+

Introduction<p>Do we have a good one for you today – the Apple iPhone 6 Plus goes up against the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+. How do these two ‘plus’ …

Here's a simple way to find out what's in your food

There are lots of ways to find out what’s in the food you’re eating, including many apps like MyFitnessPal. Here’s another one and it’s really well executed:<p>Spe.lt is a Web app that instantly shows you nutritional information for whatever food stuff you type into the search box. It then allows you …

Apps

Deals: Dashlane Premium – Excellent Password Manager & Digital Wallet at 50% Off

OK, I have to start by saying I love today’s featured deal. It’s for <b>3 years worth of a Premium account with Dashlane</b>, my favorite password manager app – at just $49,99, 50% off the standard price of $100.<p>Dashlane is the best fully cross-platform password manager I’ve used. It offers …

iOS 8: How to See Which Apps Are Using the Most Battery

Battery life can be a big factor in getting the most out of the iPad and other mobile devices. When you have battery life struggles, it can be very useful to know what’s causing any rapid battery drain – and sometimes that can end up being an individual app or two.<p>Now in iOS 8, we have more insight …

Transmit Comes to iOS and iPad – and Promises ‘You Are Now Your Own Cloud’

Here’s some great news for fans of the excellent <b>Transmit FTP app</b> for the Mac: it has now come to the iPad and iOS. It looks like the new app extensions in iOS 8 sold the deal for Transmit to come to our iDevices, as per the promo email about the app from its makers, Panic:<p>For a long time people …

Deals: New Pocket-Sized Karma Go LTE Hotspot: Exclusive Pre-Order at 33% Off

Today’s featured deal is the pocket-sized new <b>Karma Go LTE Hotspot</b>, on offer at $99 – 33% off its regular price of $149. This looks like a heck of a nice option for those who need fast connectivity and a portable device to provide it, without having to mess with carrier data contracts and …

Startup Spotlight: Quantcha helps investors with stock options search engine

Unless you’re a Wall Street expert, it’s not easy to figure out the best stock option investment strategies.<p>That’s where Quantcha wants to help. …

Will the Dollar Bull Market Catch You by Surprise?

<b>A bull market in the US Dollar is underway and its magnitude and duration are likely to catch everyone by surprise. I believe it isn't out of the</b> …

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