Sidestep a tax trap for intra-family loans

  • June 19, 2011

If your child is graduating from college or grad school, you’ll want the youngster to start off on the right foot. Strategy: Give your child a low-interest, or...

Get a sweeter tax deal on IRA wrap fees

  • May 18, 2011

A new private ruling provides the tax “icing on the cake” to IRA holders who pay wrap fees to their brokers. According to the ruling, wrap fees don’t...

4 Reasons To Not Have A Yard Sale

  • May 17, 2011

Thinking of having a garage sale? Here's a time-saving alternative that will reduce your taxes, help others, and de-clutter your attic like never before.

7 rules for PowerPoint simplicity

  • May 13, 2011

Using PowerPoint visuals that only Einstein could decipher doesn't make the presenter look smarter. Complicated visuals will cause an audience to focus less on what the...

Add oomph to PowerPoint presentations

  • April 26, 2011

Innovative software is helping to make dull PowerPoint presentations a thing of the past. Here are three tools to keep handy when you’re creating slides:

7 ways to improve your tech life

  • April 15, 2011

Your software is sluggish; your gadgets are glitchy. Here are seven easy updates that will improve your technological life. For starters, get a smartphone—having...

Section 179 deductions: up against the wall

  • February 28, 2011

Q. If someone purchased a residential or commercial rental property in 2010, does he qualify for the Section 179 deduction for leasehold improvements included in the...