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Many U.S. investors hold foreign stocks. One of many advantages to holding foreign stocks is diversification because some foreign companies might outperform domestic stocks in bear markets. Some foreign countries, especially those in the developing world, are posting stronger economic growth than the American numbers....

Anecdotally, retirement finances formerly were based on a ‘three-legged stool.’ After people stopped working and no longer had earned income, their cash flow would come from Social Security, personal savings, and a pension from a former employer. This pension would have been a traditional defined...

Employers: For Social Security, Medicare, withheld income tax, and non-payroll withholding, deposit the tax for payments in November if the monthly rule applies. Corporations: Deposit the fourth installment of estimated income tax for 2016....

The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015’s many provisions also include a permanent increase in the amounts allowed under IRC Section 179, which permits rapid deduction (expensing) of funds spent for business equipment. For 2015, expensing up to $500,000 of equipment was...