The CBD Blog

Find peer advice, partner insights, and industry updates – all here in the CBD blog, ‘At The Helm’! With contributions from our entire team, we blog about the things that interest you.

Five Last-Minute Moves to Lower Your 2015 Tax Bill

Tax Day is right around the corner. Many people delay filing their taxes until the last minute, especially if they expect to write checks to the U.S. Treasury Department. Fortunately, there are a few simple strategies that qualifying individuals and small business owners can still use to lower their 2015 tax liability.

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Five Last-Minute Moves to Lower Your 2015 Tax Bill

Tax Day is right around the corner. Many people delay filing their taxes until the last minute, especially if they expect to write checks to the U.S. Treasury Department. Fortunately, there are a few simple strategies that qualifying individuals and small business owners can still use to lower their 2015 tax liability.

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Educate Yourself about the Tax Benefits for Higher Education

Spring is the time for rising college freshmen and graduate students to pick their favorite schools. For many, cost is a key deciding factor, because higher education can be a huge investment. Fortunately, several tax breaks are available to help offset some of the costs. Here’s an overview of how much you can expect to spend each year and the tax benefits that are currently available.

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Educate Yourself about the Tax Benefits for Higher Education

Spring is the time for rising college freshmen and graduate students to pick their favorite schools. For many, cost is a key deciding factor, because higher education can be a huge investment. Fortunately, several tax breaks are available to help offset some of the costs. Here’s an overview of how much you can expect to spend each year and the tax benefits that are currently available.

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10 Facts You Should Know about the Do Not Call Registry

The government recently released its biennial report about the Do Not Call (DNC) Registry, which reveals that more than 222 million people have signed up for this free service over the last 13 years. Here are the DNC rules and exemptions, including how to register and file a complaint against illegal telemarketers. We also debunk common myths about telemarketing calls to your cell phone.

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10 Facts You Should Know about the Do Not Call Registry

The government recently released its biennial report about the Do Not Call (DNC) Registry, which reveals that more than 222 million people have signed up for this free service over the last 13 years. Here are the DNC rules and exemptions, including how to register and file a complaint against illegal telemarketers. We also debunk common myths about telemarketing calls to your cell phone.

Read on CBD Spotlight >

Use a Systematic Approach to Set Your Prices

As you plan your business strategy for 2016, give some attention to the prices of products and services. Owners and managers who set prices too high or too low could be leaving money on the table. Here’s an overview of the cost, customer and market factors that need to be considered when setting prices.

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Use a Systematic Approach to Set Your Prices

As you plan your business strategy for 2016, give some attention to the prices of products and services. Owners and managers who set prices too high or too low could be leaving money on the table. Here’s an overview of the cost, customer and market factors that need to be considered when setting prices.

Read on CBD Spotlight >

Tackle Key Financial Issues as You Face Retirement

Retirement can be an exciting time as you focus your attention on hobbies, travel and family. But it also can be daunting as you plan for the financial contingencies and government red tape you’ll eventually encounter. Whether you’re ready for retirement or not, here’s a summary of key milestones to expect during your golden years, requiring you to make important financial decisions and reasons you can’t afford to neglect your finances.

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Tackle Key Financial Issues as You Face Retirement

Retirement can be an exciting time as you focus your attention on hobbies, travel and family. But it also can be daunting as you plan for the financial contingencies and government red tape you’ll eventually encounter. Whether you’re ready for retirement or not, here’s a summary of key milestones to expect during your golden years, requiring you to make important financial decisions and reasons you can’t afford to neglect your finances.

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