The world of today is vastly different from the one that existed in, say, 1974. Innovations such as the Internet, smartphones, tablets, Facebook, Twitter and so on have made our lives more enjoyable, efficient and productive in many ways, and have vastly improved our access to the world’s knowledge. Yet when it comes to one important area of our lives — investing for the future — many of us may actually face more challenges today than we might have in the past.
While we are IT professionals here at HANDS-ON Consultations, and most of our work encompasses addressing of personal computer hardware and/or software issues, many of our tasks also include assistance with software applications, at many levels. Relative to that, I wanted to provide some information this time around that is something I believe business or home users can use.
By Deacon Al Guilin
By Harv Oliver
Unless you’ve been way out of touch, you probably know that a key part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires that taxpayers have qualifying health care coverage. Those without will need to qualify for an exemption, or pay a penalty. This “Individual Shared Responsibility” provision applies to both individuals and families, so while preparing your tax return this year, here are some things you ought to know.
Hardly a day goes by that tragic news doesn’t slam our senses. Nothing shocks like the tragedy of child abuse in any form. How can major injury and death befall a child at the hands of an adult they trust?
Mortgage interest rates continue to be low, and home values are on the uptick. If you are considering a refinance, there are some important home mortgage interest rules you should be aware of.
By Pastor Michelle Magee, First United Methodist Church
The real estate industry, among others, has embraced electronic signing and paperless transactions. While it may be a cost saver for some, clients and some Realtors can feel the price is high.
Warren Buffet, the “Oracle from Omaha,” is considered one of the most successful investors in history. Yet while the investment world may seem complex, Mr. Buffet’s advice is actually pretty simple. HAere are a few Buffet quotes, along with some suggestions on putting them to use: