Small businesses may want to assess what data and applications it pays to keep on the premises and what it pays to move to the cloud to improve efficiencies.
Ask the Expert: Help IRA beneficiaries once you're gone
To avoid triggering taxes, an IRA that's inherited by a nonspouse must be moved in a trustee-to-trustee transfer, explains Ed Slott.
Avoiding pitfalls, risks when employees work remotely
There are definitely benefits to this, but employers need to make sure they avoid some problems associated with employees working outside the traditional office environment, say experts.
Ask the Expert: Must banks furnish IRA beneficiary forms?
A carelessly completed form can also hurt your survivors, because it's open to misinterpretation.
Deadline looms in sexual harassment prevention training
As summer begins to fade away, an Oct. 9 deadline looms on sexual harassment prevention training for all employees.
Ask the Expert: What are my Social Security options?
But with every option, you'll collect more if you delay your application for benefits.
Ask the Expert: Alternate Medicaid planning strategy
Even at the last-minute, you may be able to preserve assets for your children.
Ask the Expert: Medicaid and the five-year look back
People sometimes impoverish themselves to qualify for Medicaid by transferring their assets to their children, or to an irrevocable trust for their children's benefit.
Using product images for online sales
Many consumers go straight to the images when shopping online.
Ask the Expert: How does early retirement affect Social Security?
Benefits are based on 35 years of earnings. If you stop working after 10 years, for example, the calculation determining your benefit will include 25 years of zeros.
Data security a priority, experts say
Businesses could soon faced stricter breach-notice and security standards thanks to the recently passed SHIELD Act that Gov. Cuomo is expected to sign.