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Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits. Today’s column addresses when to file for spousal benefits, when spousal benefits become available, whether survivor benefits can be voluntarily stopped, maximizing benefits for a married couple and when the Social Security
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Is it a good time to jump on the refinancing bandwagon? The Federal Reserve has cut interest rates twice over the past few months and may be heading even lower. Does that automatically mean you should refinance your mortgage? Not so fast. Sure, the trade war with China, slowing manufacturing and job growth are possible
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin The suit targets the Manhattan district attorney and Trump’s own accounting firm. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) ASSOCIATED PRESS Topline: In response to a subpoena for his tax returns, President Trump filed suit against the Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus Vance Jr. and also Trump’s own long-time accounting firm,
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a sweeping new law that could force gig companies like Uber and Lyft to reclassify their workers as employees. Yet even before he signed the bill into law, it was already clear that lawsuits will abound. On September 11, 2019, Uber’s top lawyer announced that new law or not, Uber will not treat its
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Start your marriage off on the right financial footing. WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM – MAY 18: Thomas Kingston and Lady Gabriella Windsor kiss as they leave St George’s Chapel after their wedding on May 18, 2019 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Pool/Max Getty Images Whether you are just getting married or have been married for years,
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Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits. Today’s column addresses denial of a restricted application for spousal benefits only, whether benefits for an ex impact a decision to remarry, the possibility of voluntarily ending disability, reinstating retirement benefits at
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Topline: Apple and the Irish government will this week appeal an European Commission ruling that the Cupertino-based tech giant saved $14.3 billion in taxes by striking a favorable deal with the Irish government. On Tuesday, the European Union’s General Court will
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The IRS has announced a global settlement of cases involving abusive 831(b) captive insurance schemes, which announcement (IR-2019-157) is hyperlinked here and at the bottom of this article and is well worth reading in full, down to the last period in the Appendix. According to the announcement, “The settlement requires substantial concession of the income
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Runder Besprechungsraum mit Konferenztisch und modernen Stühlen Getty There has been a lot of reaction to the Business Roundtables “Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation” where 180 CEO’s signed a statement on companies being responsive and committed to delivering value not only to shareholders but to all stakeholders including customers, employees, suppliers, communities, and
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Photocredit: © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP Here is a summary of the bearish influences on the metal price : Sentiment is too bullish. The weekly graph shows a hook sell signal, a sign of coming weakness. The monthly cycle topped on
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The vast gig economy may be about to change, and not just in California. California is often a leader in laws regulating employment, often followed quickly by other states, so the changes could spread. The California Senate passed Assembly Bill 5 that could require Uber, Lyft and many gig companies to treat workers as employees. A
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