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It’s October! This is for many tax return preparers a second filing season, given the large percentage of taxpayers who file extensions in April. IRS reports approximately 10 percent of all filers request a six-month extension until October, and most of those tax returns tend to be the most complex. This is not surprising, considering most...

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“Dorice, how can we handle challenging situations, and challenging people?” Who does not want to know the answer to this question -- NO ONE. That was a question I was asked as I led a group of 14 leaders from Hewlett-Packard. More than 900 participants from HP chose to engage in the very first Positive Intelligence training cohort the company...

Divorce can be an emotionally debilitating for a woman. As she struggles with such a major change in her life, it may soon become clear that her financial future is yet another realm of this transition. While she realizes that the choices, she makes may be life altering for herself and her family, she also may be confronted by the reality that...

By Bryan Pritchard Parents of a child with special needs know that when it comes to their day-to-day activities, nothing comes easy. Caring for a child with a disability can add complexity to even the most simplistic everyday tasks that are often taken for granted. Tasks such as feeding, grooming, toileting and bedtime routines can be extremely...