Everything Else

Tax Deduction Changes for 2018

28 Jun , 2018  

The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act created a major impact for individuals and businesses:

The Corporate Tax Rate Drops. Individual tax payers get new standard deductions. But, many personal deductions were eliminated or limited. This includes items like alimony, mortgage interest, investment fees and many others.

There is a silver lining though:

Surprisingly, TCJA increased the value of Defined Benefit & Cash Balance plans for certain individuals.

We’ve summarized the major changes to the tax law in this revealing infographic.


Tax Deduction Changes for 2018

Infographic by Dedicated-db.com

Education

Benefits of Recycling

28 Jun , 2018  

Everyone should learn and understand the benefits of recycling and its positive impact on the environment. If we could covert all the organic and natural wastes into compost or natural fertilizer, we can prevent landfills to a huge extent. Plus, composting can help reduce methane emissions. All the energy from the wastes can be harnessed and used for beneficial purposes. Just one composting company, the East Side Compost Peddlers have reduced landfills by a quarter million pounds. So, imagine how much landfill can be decreased if more companies come forward to prepare compost from organic waste? This infographic gives you the idea.

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Everything Else

Evolution of An Entrepreneur – From Renaissance Tradesmen to Information Age

28 Jun , 2018  

evolution of an entrepreneur by homestead

Establishing a business in the early world was not an easy feat and one who has had, had controlled over majority of the wealth and income. During those days, about 25% of occupations in the middle ages were out of agriculture, and entrepreneurs were mostly merchants and craftsmen. Craftsmen get trained as a trainee till they get a handhold in their craftsmanship and those with skills were able to make it as a entrepreneur. Merchants started travelling outside and built major trading posts along major trade routes. And, from then the colonial expansion started, and the global companies were established.

It was during industrial revolution the credit system assisted budding business men to secure funds for risky new ventures. During this era there were some extraordinary achievements and advancements in technology, transportation, energy, communications, industrial productions, etc. Then came the 20th century, the age when advertisement and communication took a central focus. The new media then was Newspaper, Television and radio. These media were used to market and advertise the products to masses. Finally, now is our very own information age. The increase in usage of personal computers to hand devices is phenomenal. This is the age where we have witnessed internet, selling goods online, search engines and many such e-market space. The modern entrepreneurs go beyond product and services innovation to managing employees and establishing new companies.

But one thing remains common among all entrepreneurs. Check this infographic by Homestead to know what it is…

evolution of an entrepreneur by homestead

Business

Tips to secure your office’s sensitive information

28 Jun , 2018  

The need for security and safety has become of much importance in today’s world due to increase in theft, malpractices, technological hacks if the security mechanism in a company is not stringent.

This infographic explains a few simple tips businesses can follow to secure sensitive information. Though these tips are not very end high, it can surely help you get started on making your office front line path safe and secure for everyone involved.

Infographic design by Cogent

5 tips to secure information in an organization

Everything Else

28 Jun , 2018  

Others

5 Necessary Guide in creating an SLA

28 Jun , 2018  

Source: Visual.ly

Home Decor and Imporvement

A Buyer’s Guide to Picking Blinds

28 Jun , 2018  

Window blinds are essential household fixtures that all homemakers should pay attention to. There are several window treatments available in the market nowadays, but not all will fit the needs of your home.

Here are quick practical tips on how to pick the perfect blinds for your home, from www.blindsonline.com.au.

Consider the different functions of the areas in your home before purchasing window blinds

Some rooms may require more privacy than the others. Other areas in your homes will require a substantial source of air and light, while some may require soundproofing.

Set a workable budget before buying blinds.

The more customized your window blinds are, the more expensive it will be. Some window blinds have light-filtering properties, while others can block UV rays. Window treatments are also made of different materials that will influence the price tag attach to them.

Measure your windows accordingly before buying window blinds.

You do not want to have a blind that is too long or too short for your window. Check out BlindsOnline.com.au for tips on how to correctly measure blinds for your windows.

Different types of window blinds offer different levels of light blocking abilities

You may require blinds that can filter light better inside your rooms compared to your living areas. Determine the appropriate amount of lighting required in a specific room before assigning a certain type of blind in that area.

Check the special features that your windows have before securing window treatments.

Some windows open widely, some are fixed, and some can be opened with a sliding motion. Be sure that your window blinds will not interfere with how your windows function at home.

Your home may have a specific theme prior to your window blinds purchase

Take note of the themes, designs, and materials of window coverings that will suit and complement your home’s existing style and design. You can also check the current window blind trends in the market to style your home accordingly.

Home improvement and decorating can be a fun and creative way to do during your free time together with your family. Follow the tips above and avoid decorating mistakes that might decrease the aesthetic value of your home. Learn more from this infographic to choose the right Blinds window covering…