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Is It Depression? Know the Symptoms

Is It Depression? Know the Symptoms True False Do your friend or relative a favor and encourage them to talk to their doctor or a mental health professional. Just trying to lift their spirits may make them feel misunderstood. Share your support and offer hope that they will feel better with treatment and time. Back […]

Quiz: Test Your Gout Smarts

Quiz: Test Your Gout Smarts True False Both men and women can get gout, but it’s much more common in men. Gout usually develops in middle age or later in men and after menopause in women.     It’s rare to develop gout before age 30. For people who develop gout that young, the disease […]

That’s Something to Sneeze At!

That’s Something to Sneeze At! Cats Dust mites Mold About 20 million Americans are allergic to dust mites — tiny bugs you can’t see that thrive in dust. Their waste products cause sneezing, coughing, and more. At least they don’t bite.   Tests can pinpoint exactly what makes you sneeze inside your home — pets, […]

Where to Get Money to Start a Business

Last Updated: Jul 10, 2018Where can you get money to start your business? Start-up funding is one of the biggest challenges a new business needs to address. Here are 18 ways to get your startup business launched, even if you have little or no money. What’s the biggest obstacle to starting a business? For most people, […]

Due Diligence Red Flags

Due diligence is the routine process by which investors diligently investigate the entrepreneur and his/her company to confirm the authenticity of a business endeavor. This may entail researching business founders and their management team, reviewing documents, endless amount of questions, and asking for references. In a recent study conducted by the University of New Hampshire’s […]

Some Questions That Angel Investors Will Ask An Entrepreneur

The opportunity for an entrepreneur to present to an angel investor group is an honor, since the process of obtaining angel capital is quite competitive. It is important to note that an entrepreneur is encouraged to construct their pitch in a simple, yet effective manner. Too much or too little detail can often lead to […]

Lean Out: Five Questions Every Female Entrepreneur Should Ask

If your career isn’t advancing as fast as you think it should, it might be time to consider starting your own business. Before you do, ask yourself these five questions.  Do you feel stalled in your career? Do you feel underpaid, overworked, and without flexibility and autonomy over your time? If the answers are yes, […]

The Season of Giving

Thanksgiving weekend is coming to an end.  As we finish the leftover stuffing, un-bandage our black-Friday bruises, and begin decorating for Christmas, let’s keep the spirit of the season alive and remember those whose holiday experience may be less than… well, merry.  Helping others elevates your spirit.  It may also lower your taxes.  Today, I […]

Taxes and Homeowners Associations: A Confusing Combination

If you own a home in a planned community or development there is a good chance you are a member of a homeowners’ association (HOA).  One perplexing aspect of HOA management is following the tax reporting requirements of the IRS.  Some common questions our office receives are “Must our HOA file a tax return?”  “What […]

Small Business Health Insurance Credit Explained

When the Patient Protection and Affordability Act became law this past March, many small businesses immediately qualified for a substantial, retroactive tax credit – a credit that will reduce their health insurance cost by up to 35 percent. What had remained unclear, however, was a detailed definition of which employers, employees and policies qualify for […]