Monday, November 14, 2016

KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR COMPANY'S CASH

Do you regularly monitor your company's cash accounts? Being aware of where your cash is going can help prevent theft or improper expenditures, which are among the chief sources of loss for small companies.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

WHO'S ON YOUR TEAM?

Tough financial decisions can affect both current and future tax bills, and lining up a team of professional advisors who are ready and willing to help makes a difference. For the most benefit, make sure your advisors know each other and work well together.

Friday, November 4, 2016

FIGHT SCAMMERS THE OLD-SCHOOL WAY

Scam artists are relentless in finding ways to take your money. But some old-school methods are still effective for protecting yourself. Here are suggestions.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

PLANNING A WEDDING OVER THE HOLIDAYS? PLAN FOR TAXES TOO

Will wedding bells be ringing for you along with holiday sleigh bells this year? If so, add tax planning to your to-do list. Here are tax tips for soon-to-be newlyweds.

Friday, October 28, 2016

ASSET RECOVERY CAN BE A DO-IT-YOURSELF TASK


The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority warn investors who may have lost money on a speculative security to be on the alert for "follow-on" frauds. These include being contacted by an official-sounding company promising to help you recover your lost investment, and requesting an up-front fee to do so. Be aware that in most cases, you can attempt to recover your lost investment on your own, at little to no cost.

 

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

WANT A HAPPIER RELATIONSHIP? DISCUSS YOUR FINANCES


According to a survey by a U.S. national bank, 78% of couples who talk at least once a week about finances are happy or extremely happy with their partners. If making time for the "money talk" could improve your relationship, why not establish a habit of discussing finances and setting financial goals? Contact us at (518) 798-3330 for suggestions about how to get started.

Friday, October 21, 2016

ARE YOU WORKING OVERTIME PREPARING FOR THE NEW LABOR RULES?


The U.S. Department of Labor updated the rules for paying overtime, and the changes take effect December 1, 2016. Under the new rules, salaried employees who earn less than $913 per week ($47,476 per year) will be eligible for overtime pay. That's double the annual exempt amount of $23,660 under current rules. Begin reviewing your payroll policies now to avoid penalties and fines for noncompliance. One important step is to start tracking hours for your salaried employees.