Why is the Presidential Election so Complicated?

November 10, 2020

What is America? Now, about a week after the presidential election, the question is as relevant as ever. What is America? And what is America all about? Over the weekend, I chatted with friends, family, and clients from Europe who all asked me basically the same questions. I honestly didn’t know how to answer their…

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If an Electoral College Tie Happened Then Who Would Be President?

October 13, 2020

What Would Happen if There Was a 269-to-269 Electoral College Tie? Right now, the United States is in an election season. It’s hard, if not impossible to escape the seemingly endless amount of political ads, posts, and yard signs telling you who to vote for. This season won’t last much longer, however, because election day…

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What is the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program

October 6, 2020

The 2022 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program Did you know that the United States gives out up to free 55,000 visas every year almost like a raffle? Seriously, the Department of State issues up to 55,000 visas from their Diversity Immigrant Visa Program every year. The visa issued is called a Diversity Visa. This visa is…

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How We Can Reduce the Food Waste Problem

September 25, 2020

How We Can Reduce the Food Waste Problem What are rotten tomatoes? The movie enthusiasts will tell me that Rotten Tomatoes is a great movie reviewing platform. When filmmakers release a movie, they keep a close eye on their Rotten Tomatoes score. But, rotten tomatoes, rotten food, and other food waste equate to 8% of…

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Analysis of President Trump’s Payroll Tax Holiday

September 22, 2020

Analysis of IRS Guidance for President Trump’s COVID-19 Payroll Tax Holiday Following the failure of Congress to pass the most recent round of COVID-related economic stimulus, which has still not occurred, President Trump, by executive order, postponed the collection and remittance of Social Security taxes withheld from employees’ checks. This Social Security tax amounts to…

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Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 21, 2020

Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg Notorious RBG. Today’s Musing will not start with a question. Usually, I would say something like “who is the notorious RBG?” but that would not be right because we all know who Ruth Bader Ginsburg is. As the Associate Justice to the United States Supreme Court, she touched so many hearts…

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Traveling to the U.S. Just Became (Slightly) Easier!

September 15, 2020

Good News – Traveling to the U.S. Just Became (Slightly) Easier! On Monday, September 14th, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) handed down some truly promising news relating to air travel and general travel to the U.S.: effective immediately, restrictions on arrival destinations are terminated, thus allowing airlines to begin more regular flights and flight…

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The False Perception of a Company’s Profitability

September 8, 2020

The Profit of a Company: Expectations vs Reality What do you think is the average profit of a company? A management advisory company conducted a survey by asking people in the streets this same question. The people surveyed believe that the profit of a company is 22.8%. In other words, if your company makes $100…

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How to Protect Your Business From Voice Phishing

August 26, 2020

How to Protect Your Business From Voice Phishing Voice phishing, or vishing, incidents have risen significantly in the United States since July 2020. On August 20, 2020, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (“CISA”) released a Joint Cybersecurity Advisory, describing cybercriminals’ attempts to extract sensitive information from employees…

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Updated US Travel Restrictions

August 12, 2020

State by state and International Travel Restrictions The United States Department of State (DOS) recently lifted it’s global “do not travel” advisory. Since travel restrictions have been decreased, this means that US non-essential workers can travel internationally to locations that are deemed “safe”. Naturally, not every country is deemed “safe”, and DOS is now ranking…

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