Category: Business News

27% Pay Cut Or Not, More Docs To Leave Medicare In 2013

27% Pay Cut Or Not, More Docs To Leave Medicare In 2013

  The latest Congressional impasse on Medicare payment doctors is expected to increase the number of physicians who will restrict or stop taking patients covered by the federal health insurance program for the elderly....

Fiscal Cliff Tax Deal: What Does It Mean for Small Business?

Fiscal Cliff Tax Deal: What Does It Mean for Small Business?

  Money and Tax Return (Photo credit: 401(K) 2012) For small and medium sized business owners there is good news and bad news in the deal to avoid the fiscal cliff.  In addition, the...

Fiscal Cliff: With Crisis Averted For Now, Investors Can Briefly Rejoice

Fiscal Cliff: With Crisis Averted For Now, Investors Can Briefly Rejoice

  The House of Representatives late yesterday evening approved the fiscal cliff deal already passed in the Senate, meaning President Obama will soon sign the legislation into law. “Everybody worked very hard on this,”...

Fiscal cliff’s new definition of rich

Fiscal cliff’s new definition of rich

Being “rich” could become a whole lot tougher. Under the current fiscal cliff deal passed by the Senate and awaiting a vote in the House, taxes would rise only on couples making more than...

Senate bill stops many tax hikes, but leaves big issues pending

Senate bill stops many tax hikes, but leaves big issues pending

The fiscal cliff compromise passed by the Senate in the early morning hours Tuesday would mute much but not all of the negative economic impact of going over the cliff. Most prominently, it would...

Stocks brace for fiscal cliff reckoning

Stocks brace for fiscal cliff reckoning

Can the stock market shake off yet another punt by Congress? It just might. For weeks, many have worried that no resolution to the fiscal cliff would lead to the kind of brutal sell-off...

Tesla And SpaceX Founder Musk Buys $17 Million Bel Air Mansion

Tesla And SpaceX Founder Musk Buys $17 Million Bel Air Mansion

Forbes Life Elon Musk Elon Musk Elon Musk at the Los Angeles design studio of Tesla Motors. He’s standing with the Model X “falcon wing” SUV wearing a jacket and shirt by Ermenegildo Zegna. Jeans,...

Surefire Ways To Get ‘Unliked’ And ‘Unfollowed’ In 2013

Surefire Ways To Get ‘Unliked’ And ‘Unfollowed’ In 2013

Baltimore based social media marketing firm SocialToaster released their Social Media Survey 2012 this weekend. And if you’re trying to build your base of followers, here’s what some 3,000 social media professionals in the business world said...

Eight Ways To Protect Your Finances From A Fiscal Cliff Fall

Eight Ways To Protect Your Finances From A Fiscal Cliff Fall

  Cliff jumping in Busan, South Korea. (Wikipedia) Even if President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders somehow manage to patch together a last minute deal to avoid going over the “fiscal cliff” on New...

Fewer US Banks Failing as Industry Strengthens

Fewer US Banks Failing as Industry Strengthens

U.S. banks are ending the year with their best profits since 2006 and fewer failures than at any time since the financial crisis struck in 2008. They’re helping support an economy slowed by high...