ONE PER DIEM AT A TIME

ONE PER DIEM AT A TIME

Simplified per-diem increase for post-Sept. 30, 2013 travel.  An employer may pay a per-diem amount to an employee on business-travel status instead of reimbursing actual substantiated expenses for away-from-home lodging, meal and incidental expenses (M&IE). If...
AGING & AFFLUENT—BUT DON’T CALL THEM OLD

AGING & AFFLUENT—BUT DON’T CALL THEM OLD

“Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age”—Victor Hugo So what does “old” actually mean? We’re not talking the Middle Ages, of course, when life expectancy was commonly in the ‘20s or ‘30s (thus marriages between 12-year-olds).As late as the mid-20th...
DEBTORS’ PRISM

DEBTORS’ PRISM

Advice by Ben Franklin—mister “a penny saved is a penny earned” himself—is not to be ignored. And if you can’t trust a Founding Father who’s the face of the $100 bill, who can you trust? Notwithstanding his confession that he’d rather go to bed without dinner than to...