Data breaches are here to stay

Data breaches are constantly in the news. Last year, Marriott, Quora and Dunkin Donuts all made headlines for privacy breaches – and that’s just to name a few. With breaches happening [...]

3 personal finance lessons the failed Fyre Festival can teach you

Gourmet meals. Luxury villas. Dope music. Private jets. All on a secluded Bahamian island – sounds pretty epic, right? Fyre Festival, the brainchild of tech entrepreneur Billy McFarland and [...]

Don’t overlook this crucial part of estate planning

We live in a time when numbers are getting so large that they begin to lose meaning. Understanding just how large one million is, is hard enough; when it’s a billion? A trillion? How about [...]

3 reasons why all entrepreneurs should hire a CPA

I’ll go ahead and say it – every entrepreneur should hire a CPA. And no, I’m not just saying this because I work for the AICPA. As host of The Small Biz Brunch podcast, [...]

Don’t look away! Blockchain isn’t so bad..

I have a confession to make. Even though I get into just about anything techie, every time I see the word “blockchain,” my eyes and brain tend to glaze over. I suspect many others [...]

The government has shut down, but tax season doesn’t stop

On the evening of January 7, the IRS confirmed in a news release that filing season will start on time – January 28 – and that it will be issuing refunds. The IRS also noted it will [...]

How some taxpayers are getting grounded

Jane has a problem. She has tickets to fly to Europe next week, but her back taxes may be standing in her way. Jane owes more than $75,000 in taxes, fees and interest to the IRS. She was aware of [...]