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4/24/2019

Japan's SoftBank will pay Wirecard about $1 billion for a 5.6% interest in the German payments firm. Wirecard has agreed to issue bonds that can be converted to shares after five years to a SoftBank affiliate.

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4/24/2019

Nearly half of Generation Xers said they haven't saved any money in retirement accounts, and 48% of those who did have saved less than $50,000, according to a survey by INSIDER and Morning Consult. One in 10 Gen Xers say they do not expect to ever retire.

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Business Insider
4/24/2019

Managers need to find a balance between making themselves available to their direct reports and guarding against disruptions that prevent them from completing their work. These tips can help leaders figure out just how open their door should be.

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Financial Management
4/24/2019

Businesses are hiring social media personalities to promote and use their products, but these newfangled marketing strategies are accompanied by substantial risks. Finance should have a role in handling the challenges associated with these arrangements.

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Financial Management
4/24/2019

Payments to a taxpayer under an addendum to a broker agreement were payments for the rights to a patent owned by the taxpayer that were properly classified as long-term capital gains under Sec. 1235, despite the Internal Revenue Service's argument that they were not.

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The Tax Adviser
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Internal Revenue Service
4/24/2019

It's time to rethink the idea that finding your passion is all it takes to build a fulfilling career. The truth is that people need time and practice to develop skill in a new area, and there will be setbacks along the way.

4/24/2019

Clients planning their retirement can have big dreams. Learning those dreams might not come true can make clients resentful. But you can prepare them for any scenario with a little forethought.

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AICPA Insights
4/24/2019

Johnston was CFO for SP Plus Corp.

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Auto Remarketing
4/23/2019

The tax deduction rules for residential landlords have changed dramatically. Find out why landlords are now much more likely to be able to deduct most of their current expenditures.

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The Tax Adviser
4/23/2019

If your phone has slowed down, it may be time to clear out the clutter. Here is a look at how to get rid of apps you don't need, organize the home screen and free up storage.