Tax Planning Strategy at the End of 7 Years

Nobody wants to pay higher taxes than they do, but that's what ordinary investors do. How to increase long-term after-tax returns by not implementing the strategy? When capital investment loses value, U.S. tax laws provide planning opportunities for taxable investors. Unfortunately, many people foolishly insist on investing in…

Why does a Chinese Ponzi scheme that plunders poor farmers scare us more than Bernie Madoff's?

One night in December 2008, Bernie Madoff sat down with his sons and told them that he had cheated hundreds of customers out of billions of dollars. He knew the game was over. He had written his last cheque to close friends and family, apologizing for $137 million…

Tesla's electric pickups already have competitors (WKHS, TSLA)

A $76 million Indiana-based company has become a major threat to Ford (F) and Tesla (TSLA) in their quest to take advantage of the U.S. electric car craze and decades of obsession with pickups. Ford's hybrid F-150 and Tesla's own products are reported to be in the car…

As earnings approach, Tesla's shares remain at key levels

TSLA is the iconic manufacturer of luxury all-electric vehicles. Telsa, a strong power stock, stalled in mid-September due to manufacturing problems, resulting in delays in delivery of its Model 3 sedan. Tesla shares have been trading above the Golden Cross on its daily chart since closing at $249.24 on…

Unless you live in Quebec, your dirty clothes should be aired in public after your divorce

Julie Payette, Canada's new governor, recently tried to seal up Maryland's divorce documents. This is an emotion that many people who have experienced divorce may share. Unfortunately, for Peyette and most Canadians, the courts here set a high standard of restricting public access to court documents. With the exception of…

Don't make these mistakes in the tax return

Preparing tax returns is a difficult task, which may explain why 70% of individuals and businesses employ tax returners to help them get through the complexity of tax returns. Every year, the Canadian Revenue Service confirms common errors in individual tax returns. In recent years, CRA has raised almost…

Block chains may make it impossible for you to equally owner data

Block chain technology has been hampered in recent months by fraudsters, charlatans and comedians. A joke encrypted currency attracted a lot of cash, a bandit regime announced an ICO, and an ice tea company turned to bitcoin mining. (About a minute) After all this hype, falling prices of…

If you don't repay your student loan, the worst may happen

If you don't pay for student loans, you probably won't find an armed Marshal at your front door like a man in Texas recently. But ignoring debt is still a bad idea. In most respects, the consequences of defaulting on student loans are identical to those of not paying…