2017

Yearly Archives

  • Inspiring the Disruptors of Tomorrow

    With the widening talent gap in technology, it will be increasingly difficult for businesses to find an employment standard. In an article from Disruption Hub, author Laura Cox writes, “As enterprises inevitably enter the digital age, employment requirements are changing. Unfortunately, the workforce often seems to be playing a game of catch up. The tech […]

  • IRS Warns of Christmas Email Phishing Scams

    As the holiday season nears, be on the lookout for email phishing scams that could access your personal data and taxes. According to an article from CPA Practice Advisor, “The most common way for cybercriminals to steal bank account information, passwords, credit cards or Social Security numbers is to simply ask for them. Everyday, people […]

  • World Leaders Are Embracing Bitcoin

    Bitcoin has made headlines in the past week as the value skyrockets. How are world leaders responding to the cryptocurrency? In an article from Business Insider, author James Stafford writes, “Cryptocurrency may be one of the biggest threats to governments, security and the entire financial system that we’ve ever seen. It can help fund terrorism […]

  • Using The Right Data to Align Your Products & Services

    While raw data is readily accessible in today’s modern world, not every business uses data to enhance a customer’s experience. Businesses can use data to align your products and services. In an article from Disruption Hub, author Ryan Garner writes, “there is still a lot of debate around the best data source to generate customer […]

  • Tax Alert: How Will The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act Of 2017 Effect You

    By now, you’ve heard that Congress is considering significant changes to our tax code with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. While it recently passed the House, the Senate still has to vote on their version, and from there both Chambers of Congress will negotiate their differences via a Conference Committee. We cannot […]

  • How Can Ecommerce Owners Use the Latest Trends to Their Benefit?

    Customers are beginning to expect personalized shopping experiences. Using the latest consumer  trends, ecommerce companies will be able to grow their businesses. In an article from Entrepreneur, author Thomas Smale writes, “Much has been said about personalization in ecommerce, which more than ever before is shifting toward tailoring the experience to individual customers. This point […]

  • Talent and Tech Are How Small Businesses Can Level the Playing Field

    Business growth can stall due to lack of identity. Business owners should focus on their strengths while leveraging new technology to create a competitive advantage.   In an article from Entrepreneur, author Nancy Harris writes, “A recent survey conducted by our company, Sage, found the top challenges for small and medium-sized businesses included domestic competition, […]

  • Important Changes for Both Businesses and Individuals in the New House Tax Bill

    On Thursday, House Republican leadership continued their efforts for tax reform, presenting a new tax bill containing a wide variety of changes for both business and individual tax rates, writes Anna Edgerton and Erik Wasson of Bloomberg News. The authors detail the following elements contained in the proposed legislation: For businesses – A measure to […]

  • Beware of IRS Scams

    The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) is receiving a growing number of reports related to fraudulent phone calls and emails claiming to be from the IRS. Even intelligent, educated individuals can easily be ensnared in a sham that results in money lost or their identities stolen. These scammers ruthlessly target a wide audience […]