November 13, 2017
The internet is constantly evolving, as are the devices used to access it.
High-tech smartphone and tablet users need to know how to avoid compromising their business’s information online. Thus, there are many ways that Nash County businesses can safely use today’s technology.
November 06, 2017
The tax changes we expected to be in place by now have not happened; so we still do not know what we will have to deal with and I will have to wait until another column to go over those when they do happened.
There are some tax provisions that were scheduled to expire after Dec. 31, 2016, unless…
October 30, 2017
You may spend decades contributing to your IRA and 401(k). But eventually, you'll need to withdraw from these accounts — so you'll want to know just how much you should take out.
You need to take distributions by age 70½. You generally should begin taking RMDs in the year in which…
October 23, 2017
If there is a magic formula for marketing, no one I know has it. But there are marketing mistakes that typically have unpleasant consequences for your business. Here are some common marketing tripwires and how to avoid them.
Not setting goals for your marketing efforts: Whatever type of…
October 16, 2017
Imagine your retirement dreams put on hold or compromised, your savings and investment accounts reduced and your loved ones incommunicative or at odds with each other.
This terrible state is reality for families ravaged by addiction.
OxyContin, heroin and other opioids can cost an addict hundreds…
October 09, 2017
When you create your financial and investment strategies for retirement, what will you need to know?
Consider the following:
■ Age at retirement: Your retirement date likely will be heavily influenced by your financial situation – so, if you have to keep working, that’s what…
October 02, 2017
Junk emailers, phishers and spammers are an unpleasant reality in today’s world of electronic communications.
Their actions can make it challenging for legitimate organizations to get through spam filters and have their email messages delivered and read.
According to the Radicati Group, which…
September 25, 2017
The stock market has enjoyed an extended period of strong performance that dates back to the end of the last bear market in early 2009.
While stock market performance can be measured in a myriad of ways, it’s the Dow Jones Industrial Average that has surpassed several one thousand point…
September 18, 2017
In today’s digital age, it’s more important than ever to pay attention to your online reputation.
Just like your home or office, your online presence needs a spring cleaning to get rid of old unwanted items, brush the dust off what’s valuable, and make sure there are no surprises…
September 11, 2017
Mobile technology has revolutionized and transformed businesses.
Tech-savvy business owners have become increasingly reliant on devices such as the iPad and the Samsung Galaxy S8 to increase productivity and profitability, while staying connected with customers and employees.
The use of wireless…