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Economy is better than feared; is that good enough?

Last October, the stock market feared higher interest rates, a U.S.-China trade war and slowing growth. As we moved through the year, however, each of these concerns turned out better than feared.

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8 tax considerations for small business owners

As we approach the end of the year, tax planning often takes center stage — even if it should be center stage year round. If you’re a small business owner, there are many tax deductions and credits to be aware of.

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5 tips to win at working remotely

Here’s the stark truth: remote working is not a panacea. Sure, it seems like hanging around at home in your jimjams, listening to your antisocial music, and sipping on buckets of coffee is perfect, but it isn’t for everyone.

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A 4-step business plan that will have you looking forward to the next recession

The highest-performing companies don’t fear recessions — they look forward to them. The idea sounds counterintuitive, we know. What possible reason would a business leader have to want an economic downturn?

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Understanding the Department of Labor's final overtime rules

For the last three years we have been writing about the new overtime rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The rule, primarily aimed at increasing the outdated salary thresholds for the “white collar” overtime exemptions, was first proposed under the Obama Administration.

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