Financial planning news from around the web: April 16 – 20, 2018

Written on Apr 17, 2018

In case you missed them, here are some recent interesting financial planning news items from around the web.

What the reinvention of retirement means for millennials
As Americans live longer and healthier, financial planning for retirement becomes planning for longevity - and funding evolving opportunities.

Take advantage of new social content for Financial Literacy Month
April is Financial Literacy Month. To help educate the public on fiscal responsibility, the AICPA has developed new content for use on your social channels. Click here to access information to share with your clients.

To snag the new 20% business income tax deduction: Think retirement
If you’ve got self-employment income, you should be thinking about your 2018 taxes now, not just your 2017 tax return due April 17. That’s because of a big opportunity that kicked in Jan. 1, thanks to the new tax law: a new 20% business income tax deduction.

Credit card signatures are almost a thing of the past
American Express, Discover and Mastercard will no longer require merchants to collect a signature on April 13. Visa will do away with the signature requirement starting April 14.

Tech Corner - What you don’t know about how Facebook uses your data
Facebook meticulously scrutinizes the minutiae of its users’ online lives, and its tracking stretches far beyond the company’s well-known targeted advertisements. Details that people often readily volunteer - age, employer, relationship status, likes and location - are just the start.

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