Self-Employed? Don’t Forget About the Estimated Tax Deadline

June 9th, 2017  // News

Perhaps you’ve taken the plunge into self-employment. Congrats on being your own boss! Whether you’re working as a contractor or making money in the fast-growing sharing economy, don’t forget you may need to pay estimated taxes. The upcoming second quarter estimated tax deadline for 2017 is June 15, 2017. Are you prepared? If not, don’t worry! Read more

Are you self-employed for the summer?

June 6th, 2017  // News

Ah, summer – the time of year when young adults become entrepreneurs. Whether it’s a summer job or a part-time gig, by the time high school and college role around, many young adults can be considered self-employed. If that’s you, or someone you know, here are a few helpful tips to help you navigate your tax situation. Read more

Do you have a student loan? Here are a few things to consider

June 1st, 2017  // News

Whether the speaker at your college graduation is the Apple chief executive Tim Cook (M.I.T.) or the actress Eva Longoria (Knox College), the event signals the end of your undergraduate career — and moves you that much closer to having to repay your student loans. Read more

Scared to Make a Change? 3 Reasons Why You Should Push Yourself (Even If It’s Uncomfortable)

May 31st, 2017  // News

Think back on the times in your life when you've grown -- either personally or professionally -- the most. Often, the catalyst for that growth had to do with starting over. Read more

U.S. economy grows 1.2 percent

May 26th, 2017  // News

The U.S. economy slowed less than initially thought in the first quarter, but there are signs it could struggle to rebound sharply in the second quarter amid slowing business investment and moderate consumer spending. Gross domestic product increased at a 1.2 percent annual rate instead of the 0.7 percent pace reported last month, the Commerce Department said on Friday in its second GDP estimate for the first three months of the year. Read more

Questions employees hope you (the employer) ask them

May 25th, 2017  // News

Asking employees to rate their happiness on a scale of one to 10 isn’t enough to truly measure their satisfaction. The numbers alone are too subjective, and prone to change at a moment’s notice. Instead, leaders and managers need to home in on questions that directly correlate with on-the-job happiness and engagement. Read more

Our thoughts and prayers are with the people in Manchester

May 23rd, 2017  // News

Twenty-two people, including an eight-year-old girl, were killed and 59 injured when a suicide bomber attacked concert-goers at Manchester Arena. Read more

Some fees to consider when applying for a business loan

May 22nd, 2017  // News

Small business loans often come with a slew of additional fees. While they may vary based on the lender, the following are common ones you might encounter. Read more

Update on the Global Ransomware deadline

May 19th, 2017  // News

Tens of thousands of computer users around the world faced the same dilemma on Friday, their last chance to pay the anonymous hackers behind the ransomware attack known as WannaCry. The malicious software exposed the widespread vulnerability of computers and offered a peek at how a new type of crime could be committed on a global scale. Read more

What to do when asked about your salary history

May 16th, 2017  // News

When negotiating a salary for a new position, try to avoid revealing your current salary. Politely deflect such inquiries and, if pressed, provide a ballpark range. Read more

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