It's time to start to start thinking about the tax and accounting ramifications of digital, virtual currencies. By Hitendra Patil Pransform Inc. Bitcoin is virtual currency much in the news these days. It’s peer-to-peer so there’s no central bank or … Continued
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Separate all spousal property and accounts immediately
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10 Things Pension Plans Won't Tell You
Last Updated: Sept 13, 2011 9:55 a.m. ET Share By Not long ago, many jobs came with a pension -- monthly checks paid upon retirement for the rest of an employee's life. But nowadays, workers frequently switch jobs and companies are struggling to cut costs, and the generous defined-benefit plan, or classic pension, is increasingly being replaced by defined-contribution plans like the 401(k), which employees pay into. In 1975, 62 percent of private-sector workers participated solely in a defined-benefit plan; in 2009, only 7 percent did, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute. But many wonder whether defined-contribution plans are an adequate substitute. "They don't provide near the level of retirement security that traditional defined-benefit plans…