What the New Tax Law Means for the Home Equity Loan Interest Deduction

Prior to the recent tax law changes, taxpayers were allowed to deduct qualifying mortgage interest on loans up to $1 million, plus the interest on an additional $100,000 in home equity debt. The new tax law clearly limits the mortgage interest deduction to $750,000 worth of debt; howe

Trade Wars on the Horizon? What This Could Mean for Financial Markets

The Trump administration’s recent flurry of trade moves is spiking uncertainty and confusion among financial markets. The imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminum as well as levies on Chinese imports have provoked immediate reactions. China, for example, claims that the United Stat

How to Manage Remote Employees

According to a report from FlexJobs and Global Workplace Analytics, the number of remote workers has increased since 2005. “The 2017 State of Telecommuting in the U.S. Employee Workforce Report” found that 3.9 million workers now perform at least 50 percent of their working hours by t

Tip: Protect Yourself from Tax Refund Scammers

Although tax filing season has been officially open only since Jan. 29, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is already warning that reports of refund scams are skyrocketing. Below is an overview of the most common type of scam and some tips to help you avoid becoming a victim. The Scam

Estate Planning Essentials You Need to Revisit Due to the New Tax Law

Estate planning is never done. Just like a piece of real estate, it needs periodic maintenance and care to make sure it’s in good shape when you need it most. Provisions in the newly passed GOP tax plan mean it’s time to revisit a handful of key areas of your estate plan. Below we dis