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12/9/2019

Americans with student debt shoulder a weighty burden, because paying off this type of debt takes an average of 21 years. However, room should be made for saving for retirement, even if it is only a small monthly amount.

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CNBC
12/9/2019

There is no uniform test to distinguish employees from independent contractors for different purposes. Nonetheless, there is a common thread, partially focusing on the degree of control the workplace has on the worker.

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The Tax Adviser
12/9/2019

Gossip can threaten you and your organization's culture. These six strategies can help you keep the harmful chatter from getting you off track.

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Financial Management
12/9/2019

Misunderstanding the cause of an organizational problem can lead your company to search for the wrong solutions. Here is a look at four problems that leaders often misdiagnose.

12/9/2019

Startpage is a Netherlands-based search engine that focuses on privacy and has a stripped-down interface. Startpage offers search results from Google under an agreement between the companies.

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Fast Company online
12/9/2019

CPAs can play a vital role in the exit process for any business. Learn more in this podcast.

12/9/2019

CPAs that focus on tax services can expand their practices and diversify their offerings by providing financial planning services. This approach can help a practice insulate itself from the influence of automation and allow for the creation of deeper client relationships. For free tools and resources to help you offer financial planning services, check out the Tax and Financial Planning Hub.

12/9/2019

Clients sometimes confuse their identity as a person with what they used to do for a living, leading to emotional difficulties in retirement. Advisers can help by asking questions that encourage clients to think about their social connections and what they liked to do before they started working. PFP Section members can access the Nearing Retirement Center in Broadridge Advisor, which is filled with ready-to-use materials to help clients plan for transitioning to retirement.

12/9/2019

Children can grasp financial concepts before they even start school, so offering age-appropriate financial education can lead to success later in life. "Parents should start these conversations early, before they and their kids make decisions that will follow them around for quite some time," said Robert Westley, CPA/PFS.

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Robert Westley
12/9/2019

The end of the year is a great time for employees to check whether their workplace benefits, such as health insurance, are meeting their current needs. "Americans often miss the mark by sticking with their current plan without double-checking their assumptions," said Kelley Long, CPA/PFS.

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Fortune