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Corporate Profits Set to Slow After Stellar 2018

As the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law in December 2017, corporations saw their tax rate drop from 35% to 21% with the stroke of a pen. This tax rate decline contributed to profits blasting higher in 2018.

6 Predictors of Happiness in Retirement

A study of adult development has been carried out at Harvard for roughly the last century. Three groups have been tracked: 268 Harvard graduates born about 1920; 90 middle-class gifted women born about 1910; and 456 social disadvantaged men from inner cities born about 1930. Some of the results of the study were reported in Business Insider.

True Costs of "Free" Trial Offers

Trying before you buy might seem like a no-brainer, but sometimes what starts as free or low cost can result in huge charges. Know how to protect yourself from hidden costs.

Online Passwords: Changing with the Times

If you’ve spent any time around computers and the internet, you’re familiar with passwords. For many years, the best practice was to go for complex passwords with a mix of character types. However, new kinds of hacking require a different approach to security.