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Work at home

Working from home via a remote job or your own company is the best of all the professional worlds. Flexible scheduling, nixing the commute, and more time for hobbies and downtime are just a few perks of working remotely or building a business from the ground up. But it can be challenging to start a...

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A cynical investor might look at a Special Purpose Acquisition Company with disdain. Here is what a cynic might say: “So, you’re telling me a SPAC:

  • Makes no products;
  • Does not sell anything; and
  • Is called a blank-check company?

Why do such entities even exist?”

Well, all of the above i...

2021 tax rates and deductions

Amidst all the pandemic news and 2020 election drama, many might have missed that the IRS also quietly published new 2021 tax rates in late October and a there are plenty of changes that will impact taxpayers in 2021.

While it’s more than a year away (these changes are for 2021 returns filed by ta...

2020 Yearly Market Review

2020: A Tale of Two Markets

2020 can be summarized by the famous Charles Dickens line from A Tale of Two Cities:

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the...

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You might find it hard to believe that the very first “Top Ten List” from David Letterman’s Late Night show appeared on September 18, 1985. In fact, the topic of the first “Top 10 List” was the catchy “Top Ten Words That Almost Rhyme With Peas.”

You might also be surprised to learn that in 1985, t...

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The Internal Revenue Service announced annual inflation adjustments for the 2021 tax year for more than 60 tax provisions, including standard deductions and the tax rate schedules.

More details can be found at “Revenue Procedure 2020-45” on the IRS website, but that document is dense and spans al...