2 Major Ways Medicare Is Different Than Private Health Insurance

As you reach your 65th birthday, not only are you able to celebrate living for six and a half decades, but you are also able to enroll in Medicare. Despite the fact that everyone over 65 qualifies for Medicare, signing up can still be a daunting process. Here are a few things you should understand about Medicare insurance. Family Plans Don't Exist Under Medicare With traditional insurance offered through private employers, you can get some type of family plan. Read More 

Transferring Confidential Files To Outsourced Bookkeeping Services

An outsourced bookkeeping service is a fantastic way to reduce your business costs. Outsourced bookkeeping services increase compliance, lower overhead, and improve productivity. However, you might be concerned about transferring your confidential files to a bookkeeping service in a safe and secure way. Here are a few tips. Transferring Information in Person Occasionally, a bookkeeping service may require passwords, such as information regarding your banking accounts. These items are often best delivered in person or over the phone; it's safer to tell them verbally than it is to write them down. Read More 

Accounting, Marketing And Organizational Tips For Your New Small Business

Starting up your small business can be anxiety-inducing, particularly if you've never done something this bold before. After you file and get your business license and hire employees, it's off to the races indefinitely. Owning a business is high pressure, but it's also very doable when you tackle the important details piece by piece. By handling matters related to accounting, human resources, and marketing, you're taking the bull by the horns and helping your business progress. Read More 

Giving Large Gifts? Learn How To Steer Clear Of The Federal Gift Tax

Few taxpayers know much about the gift tax, but it can be an important part of your charitable efforts. What is it, and what should you know to prepare for it? Here's a short gift tax guide to help you avoid paying too much. What is the Gift Tax? The gift tax is a tax assessed by the IRS when you give money (or assets that are worth money) to anyone. Read More 

How To Avoid Getting Ripped Off At Your Own Estate Sale

It is easy to hire estate sale organizers when you are planning to get rid of your own possessions. At an estate sale you are not only making some money, you are also putting good things to use. It is important to give these things you are auctioning real value and not get ripped off. After all, you have spent money on those things, and it doesn't matter if they are used or not. Read More