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With technology at the forefront of modern communication, more and more people are turning to the Internet to stay abreast of the latest news and information. Likewise, many of today's consumers use the Internet to find the best prices and to conduct research when they're planning their next purchase.
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Do you have a problem with employees arriving late to work? If so, you're not alone. Overall, American workers do an adequate job of showing up for work on time. But for some perspective, employees in the United Kingdom and Australia put the United States to shame. A recent survey by Deputy (a workforce management software company that deals with workforce scheduling) found that on any given day, 6% of U.S. workers show up late for work, compared to just 2.4% in the UK and only 1.2% in the land down under
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Favorable individual federal income tax rates established by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) are scheduled to expire at the end of 2025. But some analysts think that they could be repealed sooner, depending on the results of next year's presidential election and the preference for budget-neutral government spending. So, taxpayers may want to consider strategies to take advantage of TCJA-related tax breaks as soon as possible.
Thinking about joining a medical practice? You obviously need to perform a due diligence investigation to help obtain basic financial information. It's important to understand the data and assess your compatibility with the practice. Here are some key items that need to be examined:
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If your company has a qualified retirement plan or you have set one up in self employment -- such as a 401(k), profit-sharing, or Keogh plan -- the participants might be allowed to borrow from their accounts. (This option is not available for traditional IRAs, Roth IRAs, SEPs, or SIMPLE-IRAs.)
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Your organization probably spends vast amounts of time and money producing direct mail campaigns to raise funds. Those costs are justified if you get the response you're seeking.
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High gas costs translate into high shipping costs, but manufacturers needn't passively accept this. Those companies that learn how less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers classify freight can modify their shipping processes to lower shipping costs. That requires research into the complex, ever-changing freight classification rules set forth by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association, an organization that most LTL carriers belong to.
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As an employer, you want effective job managers who think on their feet. By the same token, your foremen want to please you because you're the one who pays them each week.
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Most private sector employers, for better or worse, put you in the driver's seat when it comes to saving for retirement. If you're a genuinely savvy and diligent investor, you might prefer the flexibility of rolling over your accumulated retirement savings into an IRA. This choice assumes, however, that your next employer's 401(k) plan allows you to move money into it from another 401(k) plan. Most, but not all, do.
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If you or a loved one needs long-term care, you probably don't want to pay it from your hard-earned savings. Instead, consider purchasing a long-term care (LTC) insurance policy. As a bonus, qualified LTC policies may deliver some tax breaks. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about this type of coverage.

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