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7/16/2018

Waiting until age 70 to claim Social Security benefits is generally good advice, particularly for people who are the higher-earning member of a married couple. The next best age is 69: People who claim then might lose only a few thousand dollars in lifetime benefits.

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CNBC
7/16/2018

Changes to entertainment expenses and transportation fringe benefits in the new tax law are significant and little understood. Here's what to do until the Internal Revenue Service issues guidance.

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Tax Insider
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Internal Revenue Service
7/16/2018

A Defense Department computer glitch led injured veterans to be taxed on disability severance pay, which is supposed to be tax-free. More than 130,000 veterans might be due a refund.

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CBS News
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Department of Defense
7/16/2018

One Association of International Certified Professional Accountants staff member was skeptical when he heard how much the simple act of reading had increased a firm's revenue and productivity. So he etched out 15 minutes from his busy schedule to read daily. Here's what he discovered.

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AICPA Insights
7/16/2018

Using a smartphone to record yourself practicing for job interviews is an excellent way to see how you come across during the real thing. Doing this helps you spot potential problems, including poor body language.

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Forbes
7/16/2018

Taking on too much work to prove yourself often leads to mistakes, burnout and lower productivity. Focus on the quality of your work, instead of quantity, and create a timeline for each project so you know how much work you can take on.

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Thin Difference
7/16/2018

You might not need to purchase a hard drive or a computer to create a single drive letter, such as the D drive, to store data files.

7/16/2018

China's economic growth slowed to 6.7% in the second quarter, short of Q1's 6.8%, as the government began to curb debt, the National Bureau of Statistics said. Growth of fixed asset investment fell to a record low during the first half of 2018.

7/16/2018

Small was CFO at Annapurna Pictures.

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Variety
7/16/2018

Health problems can have a severe impact on clients' finances, so advisers must be ready to provide guidance when they arise. Advisers should help clients get the right insurance policies, save emergency funds and connect with legal specialists. Access The CPA's Guide to Financing Retirement Healthcare, a PFP/PFS member benefit, to learn more.