Randy Nyce

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How to build the ultimate cheese board

Whoever first decided it was not only acceptable but classy to throw a bunch of cheese bits and snacks on a board deserves credit for simultaneously pulling off what may have been both the greatest scam and invention in the history of entertaining.<p>I mean, really. Sure, you might want to invest in …

Food Preservation

Let go of these items to hang on to more cash

We’ve all heard that defunding your coffee habit can help save money, but there are less obvious things you can remove from your budget, too.<p>Reach your money goals faster by skipping these things in 2018:<p>Delivery apps<p>Think twice before downloading meal delivery apps and loading them with your …

Personal Finance

Make Sure You Have Proof to Support Your Charitable Tax Deductions

In an audit, the IRS may deny your charitable write-offs if you don't have a record of your contributions.<p>Q<i>What records do I need to keep or receive</i> …

On Philanthropy: 6 ways the world of giving could change in 2018

When it comes to the world of philanthropy, 2018 promises to be transformational. Pessimists are concerned about the impact of new federal tax laws, …

Will the Average American Ever Take This $6,058 Tax Deduction Again?

Some fear the impacts of tax reform on this key tax break.<p>Tax reform changed a lot of things about the tax laws. Most of the attention on reform …

GOP tax law a one-two punch to charities — and American giving

Back in 2011, when Republicans still talked about deficits, a bipartisan budget commission proposed to save tens of billions a year by revamping the charitable deduction for federal income taxes.<p>The plan was to substitute a 12 percent tax credit available only to those who gave more than 2 percent …

Income Inequality

I'm a financial adviser managing $2.5 billion — here are the 7 most important things I can tell you about how tax reform will affect you

<i>Jordan Waxman is a financial adviser at HSW Advisors at HighTower in New York City. He manages over $2.5 billion in assets.</i><p>Tax reform is on the minds of individuals and businesses as we enter a new year. The final version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was signed into law December 22.<p>Below is …

Congress Changed 529 College Savings Plans, And Now States Are Nervous

If you're like most Americans, you don't have a 529 college savings plan.<p>If you're like most Americans, you don't even know what it is.<p>All the more reason to keep reading.<p>That's because, with the new tax law, Republicans have made important changes to 529 plans that will affect millions of …

Retirement

Best Thing This Week: Mike Trout Got Bomb-Cycloned by His New Wife

Mike Trout Got Bomb-Cycloned by His New Wife<p>The South Jersey baseball star got a little too enthused about … winter?!?<p>By ·<p>Mike Trout. Photo | AP …

Philly’s Third Restaurant Renaissance Has Arrived

Food writers in Philadelphia go through what I like to call the “12 Steps of Stephen Starr.” Okay, there are more like four steps, but […]The post …

The 25 Best Craft Breweries in America

Your Guide to the Country's Most Delicious Beer<p>If you’re impatient, thirsty or a little bit of both, click here to skip right to the list.<p>In 2016, …

The Library of Congress Just Made 25 Million Records Available for Free

The Library of Congress announced the largest release of digital records in its history on Tuesday. It will make 25 million records from its catalog …

A Guide To Tasting Beer Like A Pro

At its best, tasting beer can be as deep and rewarding as tasting wine, whiskey, or port. Of course, developing a tasting acumen requires time and effort. Building your palate is a journey of a thousand sips, but what are we looking for when we taste a beer?<p>To answer that, we’ve compiled a …

These colleges are better than Harvard at making poor kids rich

When the development offices of massive, astoundingly wealthy universities such as Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and Columbia make their pitches to prospective donors, the No. 1 message is always the same: financial aid.<p>The idea, bolstered by profile after profile of talented students from humble …

Kids and Money

Here's how to teach your children the value of money, establish an allowance system and get them to save.<p>A family money-management plan with any hope …

Kids

John Lewis — The Art & Discipline of Nonviolence

<i>January 15, 2015</i><p><b>CONGRESSMAN JOHN LEWIS:</b> The movement created what I like to call a non-violent revolution. It was love at its best. It’s one of the …

Black History

Under Trump, Christians may have it easier. They’ll also be in grave spiritual danger.

One of the main reasons that Donald Trump gets greeted by “Hail to the Chief” is the particularly loyal support of white evangelical Christian voters. As a result of Trump’s election, conservative Christians (a larger group than evangelicals, but including most of them) will see fewer trespasses on …

Joel Embiid Fired Back At Skip Bayless For His Bad Cowboys Take

Skip Bayless is a professional troll who spent a lot of the formative years in his career in Dallas, so of course he’s a Cowboys fan. That’s a position that lends him to many smug proclamations that can blow up hilariously in his face. Naturally, he made a spectacularly short-sighted boast as the …

Basketball

DeMarcus Cousins and Joel Embiid have a beautiful big man bromance going

Boogie and Embiid gave each other props after slapping each other’s butts mid-game.<p>DeMarcus Cousins doesn’t normally make friends on the court, and for good reason.<p>Boogie’s 29.1 points per game is third-best in the NBA to only Russell Westbrook and Anthony Davis. The Kings’ 6’11, 270-pound big man …

The email habits of Tim Cook, Bill Gates, and 16 other successful people

That suffering increases exponentially when you're the leader of a company.<p>So how do busy people manage their overwhelming inbox flux?<p>We looked to top executives like Tim Cook and Bill Gates for some answers:

Will Trump’s Tax Plan Hurt Philanthropy?

He wants to limit the tax benefits of donating to charity, and big charitable organizations are worried about what that might do to their budgets.<p>The tax reform plan that Donald Trump ran on to get elected carries something of a ticking time bomb for philanthropy. Once he’s inaugurated, the rules …

Top MLB Prospects, Scouting Reports, Analysis

How King Herod Transformed the Holy Land

In the New Testament King Herod I is a villain, but the Herod of history was more complex, a consummate politician, ambitious builder, and master organizer who was able to balance the needs of the Judaean populace and the rulers of Rome.<p>This story appears in the November/December 2016 issue of</i> …

Ancient History

Why Do People Get So Upset When The Government Helps The Poor?

From food stamps to Medicaid, the government helps the needy in many ways–but we’re still debating whether that’s a good idea.<p>As reported in <i>The New York Times</i>, farms in Humphreys County, Mississippi have received over $250 million dollars in government subsidies since 1995. Ironically, this is also …

10 Things That Will Soon Disappear Forever (And 7 That Refuse to Die)

Ten years ago, thousands of Blockbuster Video stores occupied buildings like this all over the country, renting DVDs and selling popcorn. Today, all …

Selling

Make Last-Minute Charitable Gifts Work for You

Guidelines for retirees on smart ways to make donations at the end of the year.<p>Feeling generous as the year winds down? Maybe your carefully laid out …

5 Financial Moves You'll Regret When You Retire

These unwise money moves could have lasting repercussions.<p>We all make thousands of decisions every day. Come tomorrow, many of them won't matter much …

Evangelicals Love Donald Trump Because Jesus Loves Rich People

Ken Blackwell, Trump’s domestic policy transition director, reflects the new Christian right’s hybrid of hypercapitalism and social conservatism.<p>A …

This 5-Minute Roasted Pepper Sauce Will Be Your New Favorite Condiment

This sauce wins the best all-around condiment award: Use it as a dip for fries and veggies, spread it on sandwiches and burgers, or drizzle it over …

The Ultimate Productivity Gift Guide: 73 Ideas for Everyone on Your List

The holidays are here and it’s time to rack your brain once again to think of the perfect gifts for all the special people in your life. To save you …