Weekly Reports

March 4, 2018

Weekly Report 18-10

  • ALL CHANGE MEETS RESISTANCE and “when the rate of change inside a company becomes slower than the rate of change outside, the end is insight.” [Jack Welch CEO, General Electric] Resistance typically begins with response from key managers who will... Continue
  • February 27, 2018

    Weekly Report 18-09

  • THE CONSEQUENCES OF FAILING TO KEEP LEGAL & FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS in order and available to family members at time of incapacity or death can be huge – financially as well as emotionally. The most important documents are categorizable as: Health... Continue
  • February 18, 2018

    Weekly Report 18-08

  • RETIREMENT PLANNING IS A MOVING TARGET, complicated by the fact that most people focus on currently recognizable risks, like equity market volatility or that a particular investment decision was wrong (perhaps guided by an incompetent or unscrupulous advisor). But other,... Continue
  • February 11, 2018

    Weekly Report 18-07

  • NEW TAX LAW UPDATE Re BUSINESS MEALS: 50% of Business Meals can still be deductible, provided that supporting documents fully substantiate (a) that the meal was “directly related to a substantial and bona fide business discussion, associated with the active... Continue
  • February 4, 2018

    Weekly Report 18-06

  • IMPORTANT TAX IMPACT TO MOST READERS: Be aware that the new tax law stops deductibility of business entertainment expenses – paid directly or indirectly!  Starting 2018, no deduction is allowed for “entertainment, amusement or recreation; or with respect to a... Continue