Retirement

They started out studying the immune response to brain tumors in children. But what they found may not only stop tumors from growing, but halt Alzheimer’s disease as well. Scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital—the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children—have discovered a pathway that prevents the buildup of
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It’s time for a cultural wake-up call. Here’s the business case for hiring and retaining workers 50+. The beauty of it is that everyone wins from companies to workers, and, you bet, the economy. When it comes to hiring, smart employers know that it’s not about age. Really. An innovative company wants talented people, period. And in
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By Gary Weiss, Next Avenue Contributor Family in happier times (Ada Vocino, Patricia Femia and Patricia’s kids) Courtesy of Gary Weiss The last time Patricia Femia saw her mother, Ada Vocino, was February 14,  2013 — Valentine’s Day. But this was anything but a heartfelt meeting. The two women were in the Morris County Courthouse
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ASSOCIATED PRESS IBM is catching up with fast growing technology companies Microsoft and Amazon, recently. On Wall Street, that is. IBM’s shares have gained 34.80% YTD, compared to 35.58% of Microsoft and 30.80% of Amazon—see Chart. All three companies have outperformed the overall market. IBM, Microsoft, and Amazon shares YTD Koyfin That’s a big change
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ASSOCIATED PRESS Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad is standing up to China, at home and at sea. The South China Sea, that is. That raises geopolitical risks for financial markets in the region. At home, Malaysia has dared to do something Sri Lanka, Pakistan, The Maldives and the Philippines didn’t: canceling or re-negotiating inflated
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Are cryptocurrencies reportable for FBAR? For Fatca? No and maybe. Bitcoin, 5yr Forbes Turns out there’s no FBAR mandate on your offshore bitcoin account. Is the government making a tactical retreat in its war on money launderers and tax cheats? In response to a request for guidance from an accountants’ group, the Treasury Financial Crimes
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau faulted bank and credit unions today for frequently failing to report suspected cases of elder financial exploitation enough directly to the authorities. The bureau called the lapse a possible missed opportunity to strengthen prevention and response. “More reporting to the relevant
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US Congress dome Getty How, you ask, can there possibly be good news on multiemployer pensions? The updated 2019 PBGC projections aren’t out yet but there’s no reason to believe the numbers are any better than last year’s “insolvency in 2025” multi-employer PBGC fund projections; likewise, the government’s form 5500 data, the source for publicly-available
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