• February 1, 2023

Time To Close The Racial Wealth Gap For The 16 Million People Approved For Student Loan Forgiveness

President Joe Biden’s student loan debt forgiveness program has approved more than 16 million people as the legal battles wage on. California, Florida, New York and Texas had the highest number …

To Be More Productive, Think Algorithmically

Algorithms are all around us, governing everything from the recipes we use to cook dinner to the routes our navigational systems suggest we take to avoid traffic. But what exactly is …

Entrepreneurs, Crowdfunding Your NextGen Product Tests The Market And Reduces Your Overall Risks. Strategic Insights From An Expert

Kickstarter, an early crowdfunding platform founded in 2009 has been successful to say the least. According to Statistia Research, between July 2012 and November 2022, the commutative value of funding pledges …

Qualified Noncash Charitable Appraisals: Reporting Compliance And Toeing The Line

This article focuses on the noncash charitable reporting requirements themselves, specifically Form 8283, and on how IRS has cited technical noncompliance with these requirements — footfaults, if you will — in …

Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust Opportunities Under Rising Interest Rates

For various reasons, the charitable remainder annuity trust has long been underutilized as a gift planning vehicle. At any given moment there may be somewhat over a hundred thousand split interest …

Charitable Gift Annuity Planning Opportunities Under Rising Interest Rates

Recent rising interest rates and longer table life expectancies will shift values as between “income” and remainder interests in split interest trusts and charitable gift annuities, altering the tax incentives for …

How One Woman Went From Being A Pastry Chef To Starting An Eco-Minded Skincare Brand

Upon moving to New York City, Kate McLeod found herself feeling lost and low in the busy city. She found solace in business—accidentally. In 2015, McLeod was living in a small …

Economics Reporting Is Misleading Investors

In this slowing U.S. economy, it’s important to understand why and how economists’ adjustments of actual data can produce misleading results. Worse, those adjusted results often are presented as absolutes, without …

Qualified Noncash Charitable Appraisals: Crossing T’s And Dotting I’s

If you’re claiming an income tax deduction for a contribution to charity of a capital asset worth more than $5k, other than publicly-traded securities, you will need to support your claim …

How This Online Grocer Is Working Towards Becoming The World’s First Climate Positive Grocery Store

Online grocer and B Corp Thrive Market has set some ambitious goals for itself: to be Zero Waste by 2022, plastic neutral by 2023, and carbon negative by 2025. But what …

Be Smart: Look For These Financial Exploitation Warning Signs From The DOJ

You may think that your aging loved ones are safe from being ripped off because they’ve been careful about their estate planning, particularly if they have a lot to steal. But …

Steel Manufacturing Is Going Green – How Will Green Steel Minimize Metal Production’s Carbon Footprint?

Key takeaways Historically, steelmaking has been a dirty process, but new technologies are changing this Green steel is made using electric furnaces powered by renewable energy as opposed to coal Many …

An AMD Socket AM5 Motherboard For $125? They Could Be Around The Corner

AMD motherboards could be much cheaper in the near future thanks to cheaper chipsets being available for its new Socket AM5 platform and Ryzen 7000 processors. Above we can see a …