01272021

10 Must-Know Facts About the SBA Offer in Compromise

The tsunami of defaulted SBA loans is coming. For the last couple of years, it’s been relatively quiet, but that’s changing. Given what I’m expecting to see in the near future, I wanted to write an article that lays out [...]

Puerto Rico declares state of emergency over violence against women: 'An evil that has caused too much damage'

Puerto Rico has declared a state of emergency this week over violence against women — a move activists are hoping will help stem the tide of gender-based killings on the island, which average to at least one a week, reports say.  The [...]

Mexico horror: Many of 19 bodies found shot, burned may have been Guatemalan migrants, relatives say

Most of the 19 bodies found shot and burned in a northern Mexico border state may have been Guatemalan migrants from a small group that began heading toward the U.S. earlier this month, relatives said. Ramiro Coronado told The Associated [...]

The Post-PPP Tax Realities You Should Know

More than 5 million businesses took advantage of the forgivable Paycheck Protection Program loans that were part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Recent changes to the program could have tax implications. [...]

US exploring new bases in Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – The U.S. military is exploring the possibility of using a Red Sea port in Saudi Arabia and additional two airfields in the kingdom amid heightened tensions with Iran, the military said Tuesday. While [...]

4 Tricks to Increase Your Social Media Views and Go Viral

If you are an entrepreneur, you might be thinking that social media is not really necessary for your business. However, I continue to be amazed at how much social media has impacted my real estate business. My company sold over 200 turnkey [...]

How to Stay Focused on Your Goals After the New Year's Resolutions Fade

“My definition of success is to look back at the end of your life and say, ‘I used my time on earth well.'” – Jeff Hoffman Humans have a need to assign meaning to certain dates and events. For example, Jan. 1 feels different [...]

EU weighs response to Navalny arrest, protest crackdown

European Union foreign ministers on Monday debated the 27-nation bloc’s response to the arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and a weekend police crackdown that saw thousands taken into custody during protests in support [...]

11 Chinese miners rescued after 14 days trapped in gold mine after explosion

Chinese rescuers on Sunday pulled to safety 11 workers who had been stuck 2,000 feet down a gold mine for 14 days — with 10 others still lost and at least one dead. Hundreds of rescue workers and officials applauded as the 11 survivors [...]

What Employee Info Can You Collect? Keep?

As an employer, you are bound by laws and regulations that specify what employee information you can (and should) collect and who can access that information. Administrative functions like gathering and storing employee documents – and [...]