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It is vital that athletes, at the outset of their careers as well as throughout their careers, surround themselves with a team of independent advisors who have not only deep experience in sports management, investments, legal issue and taxes, but who also work well together, as one cohesive team, for the benefit of their client.
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Why the Fiscal Cliff May Cost You $6,000 in 2013
You can’t turn on the television or open a magazine these days without hearing the term “fiscal cliff.” The media is awash with reports of President Obama and Speaker Boehner’s negotiations over tax increases and spending cuts set to go into effect on January 1, and of the likely dire macroeconomic effects of going over said cliff. What gets less sustained attention is how the cliff, should it fail to be averted, will affect the individual taxpayer. This is primarily because the American tax code is very complicated, and the changes set to go into affect are manifold — so when the time comes, each of us is going to experience our own private cliff dive. The well-off will be the hardest hit in dollar terms. Besides large marginal tax rate increases, the wealthy are most exposed when it comes to big hikes in capital gains and dividend increases, because they tend to generate more of their income from investments than those lower down the income ladder. And the more money you make, ...
Going Back to Work? Look for Companies Offering a ‘Returnship’
A thriving industry has sprung up around people 40-plus going back to work or switching careers. The newest wrinkle is something called a “returnship,” which is practiced at a handful of leading companies including Goldman Sachs and Sara Lee. The term is a play on “internship” and has been trademarked by Goldman, a pioneer that began its program in 2008. Through returnship programs, mature workers who have been out of the game for more than two years get the chance to prove their value. Returnships were designed with women in mind, as a means for bringing mothers back into the workforce after raising children. But men are eligible too. Candidates are invited to a trial period lasting a period of weeks or months. Like college-aged interns, they may earn little or no pay but get the chance to prove they have what it takes to be hired full-time. (MORE: Good News: Young People on the Move Again) It’s a great deal for employers. As Carol Fishman Cohen writes in Harvard Business Review: ...