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Five Ways Tax Reform Will Boost the Hotel Industry

5 ways tax reform will boost the hotel industry March 23, 2018 After months of speculation, tax reform is a done deal. The final tax bill reduces corporate tax rates, modifies or eliminates a variety of itemized deductions, changes the taxation of foreign income, and limits the number of tax brackets. If the stock market is any indication, these changes will be a boon for businesses. The stock market surged to record highs last week, with business leaders expressing optimism over tax...



Do Check-Cashing Services Provide a Banking Alternative?

May 4, 2019 A couple of weeks ago, Business Insider published an amazing article by Alex Morrell on check cashing that I think is well worth everyone’s time to read: An Ivy League professor who spent four months working in a South Bronx check-cashing store says we’re getting it all wrong. The article focuses on the research of University of Pennsylvania professor Lisa Servon, who spent several months working as a cashier at a check-cashing service in order to actually understand...