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  • Get the most bang from your social media

    Summer 2018
    Newsletter: Law Firm Management

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 569

    Abstract: Trolls, hackers, public relations nightmares — the risks of social media are highlighted frequently. Nonetheless, platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn have become the 21st century equivalent of the Yellow Pages. That means law firms that aren’t “listed” are likely to miss out on potential referral sources, clients and job candidates. This article discusses why law firms can’t ignore social media and how to make the most of it.

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  • Your game plan for effective social media use

    February / March 2018
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 569

    Abstract: Most nonprofits have some degree of a social media presence, but it isn’t always effective. Organizations can flounder in their attempts to be successful on this playing field, but problems are often surmountable and cost little or nothing to solve. This article looks at defining a strategy for social media and creating an effective social media plan. Measuring results is also briefly discussed.

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  • The benefits of donating appreciated stock

    Spring 2017
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 569

    Abstract: Making charitable donations is a high priority for many individuals and families. Doing so enables them to financially support charitable organizations and causes they believe in and may lower their income taxes. This article discusses the benefits of donating publicly traded stocks or securities.

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  • IRS hobby loss rules – Is it a business or hobby?

    July / August 2016
    Newsletter: Tax Impact

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 569

    Abstract: If a start-up business owner is operating at a loss, it’s critical to understand the IRS’s “hobby loss” rules. Business losses are fully deductible, but hobby losses aren’t. Deductions for hobby expenses generally can’t exceed gross receipts (if any) from the activity. Also, the business owner must claim hobby losses as itemized deductions, which may further reduce their tax benefits. This article defines the word “hobby” and explains hobby loss rules.

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  • Maximizing FDIC insurance coverage of bank deposits

    September 2015
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 569

    Abstract: The FDIC has provided deposit insurance coverage to depositors of insured banks since 1933. This protection is especially important to those investors who tend to be invested heavily in cash and who are dependent on these accounts to cover living expenses. This article discusses the types of deposits protected, the amount of coverage available, and maximization of FDIC insurance coverage.

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  • Should you treat a partner as an employee?

    July / August 2015
    Newsletter: Tax Impact

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 569

    Abstract: Offering employees an equity interest in a business can be a powerful tool for attracting, retaining and motivating quality talent. If the business is organized as a partnership, however, there are some tax traps that must be avoided. As this article explains, one must pay close attention to employment taxes, unvested profits interests, and employee benefits.

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  • It’s a new dawn – Key considerations of going solar

    July / August 2015
    Newsletter: Real Estate Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 569

    Abstract: With interest in solar power soaring in recent years, some savvy commercial property owners with vast swaths of rooftop or other open space are determining whether to use some of that space for solar panels. Solar installations can cut operating costs, reduce taxes and even create an additional revenue stream. This article explains how solar power can also come with complex issues that require careful consideration.

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  • Does your nonprofit suffer from Founder’s Syndrome?

    Spring 2015
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 569

    Abstract: Of the many afflictions that can impede a nonprofit’s growth and progress, one of the most deadly is the dreaded “Founder’s Syndrome.” Founder’s Syndrome strikes when a single individual — typically the founder, executive director or other long-term leader — wields a disproportionate amount of power, or refuses to redistribute authority or detach from the organization. This article will help key people recognize the “ailment” and proactively address it while handling the founder with the sensitivity, dignity and respect he or she has earned.

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  • If you need capital, go to the ATM

    February / March 2015
    Newsletter: Public Company Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 569

    Abstract: Companies seeking long-term sources of low-cost capital might consider using at-the-market (ATM) offerings. They can provide an attractive alternative or supplement to traditional, underwritten public offerings. This article describes how ATMs work and lists their advantages over traditional offerings.

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  • Red flag alert – SEC cracks down on financial statement fraud

    June / July 2014
    Newsletter: Public Company Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 569

    Abstract: As the economy continues on the road to recovery and stock prices rise, the SEC is showing renewed interest in financial statement fraud. Among the tools the task force is using to uncover fraud is the new Accounting Quality Model — a quantitative analysis tool that sifts through the numbers and language in financial statements filed on EDGAR for warning signs that earnings have been manipulated or results misstated. This article discusses five warning signs that are most likely to attract the SEC’s attention.

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  • Life isn’t always easy – Hardship distributions and their consequences

    August / September 2011
    Newsletter: Employee Benefits Update

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 569

    Abstract: With unemployment numbers remaining high and the economy making a slow recovery, workers may need to use the money in their retirement accounts for emergency purposes. One way to do so is with a hardship distribution. This article summarizes the requirements for offering hardship distributions to participants.

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  • Practical Perspectives: Key financial issue for you and your family – Bringing calm to chaos with a family financial plan

    October / November 2008
    Newsletter: Trendlines

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 569

    Abstract: In this issue’s “Practical Perspectives,” we meet Nicole and Andy, a married couple with two young kids and full-time occupations. Suffice it to say, they are busy. They never thought their inherent busyness would cause a problem until recently, when they realized that their family’s finances were in complete chaos. In light of their situation, the couple decided to pay a financial advisor a visit and see what suggestions she might have for bringing some calm to their chaotic financial situation. (Updated 8/28/12)

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  • Managing your credit history

    June / July 2008
    Newsletter: Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 569

    Abstract: Like most people, you’re probably well aware of the importance of managing your credit history to protect your standing among current and future lenders. What you may not know, however, is how to go about doing it. This article gives you the lowdown on how to obtain your credit reports (free of charge), what to look for on those reports and how to defend your position if you detect fraudulent activity.

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