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Shadow-boxing tough guy should protect home-alone Japanese women

TOKYO (Reuters) – Behind the apartment’s curtain, a tough guy is boxing, throwing left and right hooks and jabs, and lunging forward, enough to make any passing criminal think twice before breaking in. Source
Posted On 22 Apr 2018

Telecom standards group puts new technology on hold in wake of U.S. probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A telecommunications standards organization – GSMA – said on Saturday it is delaying implementation of a new cellphone technology due to a U.S. government probe of alleged coordination between the group, AT&T Inc and Verizon...
Posted On 22 Apr 2018

IRS Scams: How to Spot Them and Report Them

Every year I seem to get multiple calls from scam artists pretending to be the IRS Luckily for me I know they are scams and I hang up with no harm except for my day being interrupted Every year I seem to get multiple calls from scam artists pretending to be the IRS Luckily for me...
Posted On 21 Apr 2018

5 Great Ways to Invest Your Tax Refund

Most people aren t at a loss for ideas on how to spend a cash windfall With bills to pay savings accounts to fortify and even the most modest of vacations to plan the dilemma is deciding what to drop from the list The IRS reports that the average tax refund so far this year is Source
Posted On 21 Apr 2018

What Really Happens If You Don’t Pay Your Taxes by April 17

This time of year many people get Cinderella complexes and worry their financial lives will unravel if they don t pay their tax bill by the stroke of midnight on April 17 But will the IRS really turn your assets into pumpkins if you don t meet the deadline Though the timeline Source
Posted On 21 Apr 2018

Getting Tax Audit Help Might Be Easier Than You Think

Tax audits are right up there with death public speaking and needles on the list of things people fear but you might be able to dial back the nail biting this year One your odds of being audited are pretty low And two your tax software could score you free or cheap audit help Source
Posted On 21 Apr 2018

All Aboard the Tax Volatility Train

For more than three decades the American tax system has chugged along smoothly For more than three decades the American tax system has chugged along smoothly SEE ALSO New Tax Law 2018 Test Your Tax Smarts SEE ALSO New Tax Law 2018 Test Your Tax Smarts Sure there were tax bills...
Posted On 21 Apr 2018

How Bountiful Is Tax-Loss Harvesting?

Leading automated financial advisers often called robo advisers such as Wealthfront and Betterment tout daily tax loss harvesting as a way to significantly increase your returns But independent research suggests the technique has less effect than claimed and may be more a Source
Posted On 21 Apr 2018

How I Improve My Well-Being With My Tax Return — And So Can You

Shutterstock photo Paying off credit card debt and depositing this year’s tax return ( if you’re lucky enough to get one ) into a Roth IRA or 401k plan likely top the “how to make the best use of your tax return” list of most self-employed individuals and small-business owners....
Posted On 21 Apr 2018

Why Tax Cut Bonuses Ring False

Every once in a while, when a baseball player hits one out of the park at an away game, the fan who catches the ball throws it back on the field.  Why celebrate the opponent’s achievement? As rebukes go, it’s not subtle. Sometimes I wonder if the rank and file employees who got...
Posted On 21 Apr 2018