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IRS weighing 'audit selection algorithm' changes for low-income taxpayer credit

The IRS is addressing issues that have led to a higher audit rate for filers claiming the earned income tax credit. Here's what to know.

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Addressing The Paradox of Governance Tokens

Governance Tokens | Feb 15, 2024 Promise of Decentralization versus Reality of Governance Token Structures Governance tokens enable democratic decision-making processes within decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs). These tokens, designed to democratize governance by granting voting rights to token holders, promise a future where stakeholders have a direct say in the direction and operation of a


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How to avoid the top scam of 2023: The internet has 'really supercharged' it, expert says

Imposter scams were the most prevalent consumer fraud last year, the Federal Trade Commission said. Criminals dupe victims by posing as a trustworthy source.

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Biden student loan forgiveness plan: Administration reveals who may qualify

The Biden administration released its proposal for which struggling borrowers should qualify for its new student loan forgiveness plan.

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Op-ed: I’m an advisor who helps clients navigate layoffs. Here’s my best advice to prepare

If you suspect layoffs are looming at your company, there are several things you should be doing to soften the blow and ease your transition to a new job.

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Fintech Can Combat Corporate Greenwashing

Greenwashing | Feb 13, 2024 Fintech's Role in Unveiling Greenwashing and Promoting True Sustainability Greenwashing, the practice of making misleading or deceptive claims about a company's environmental impact, poses a significant threat to consumer trust and the credibility of sustainable finance. From Shell Canada's "Drive Carbon Neutral" program to Enbridge Gas's portrayal of natural gas


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Black Americans still face 'disproportionately steep hurdles' to homeownership, expert says

While homeownership remains out of reach for many Black people in the U.S., there are two things buyers should do to increase their chances.

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As more Americans reach 65 than ever, here's what to know about your Social Security retirement age

To get the biggest Social Security retirement benefit checks, it pays to wait.

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Amid the many problems with the new FAFSA, 'every student' should appeal for more financial aid, one expert says

Problems with the new FAFSA have frustrated many students and families. But that also makes this the year to ask for more money.

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Deflation: Here's where prices fell in January 2024, in one chart

The U.S. economy is seeing some consumer categories deflate, or fall in price. That's largely happening for prices of physical goods.

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BoC Update for PSPs: New Registration Guide and Supervisory Policies Available

Payments Regulation | Feb 14, 2024 Important Update for Payment Service Providers: New Registration Guide and Supervisory Policies Now Available The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada (NCFA) is committed to keeping its members informed about significant regulatory changes affecting the fintech sector. In line with this commitment, we are sharing an important update


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SEC’s Recordkeeping Crackdown No Joke, $81 Million Fine

Regulation and Enforcement | Feb 14, 2024 Takeaways from the SEC's Latest Enforcement on Off-Channel Communications As highlighted in this article by Mayer Brown, on February 9, 2024, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced charges against a collective of financial entities, comprising 5 broker-dealers, 7 dually registered broker-dealers and investment advisers, and 4


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House lawmakers weigh relief for state and local tax deduction 'marriage penalty'

House lawmakers are weighing relief for a “marriage penalty” that impacts the federal deduction limit on state and local taxes, known as SALT. What to know.

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Gensler Warns of ‘AI Washing’ in the Financial Industry

Speech | Feb 14, 2024 Insights from Gary Gensler's speech titled "AI, Finance, Movies, and the Law" at Yale Law School, discussing the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) with finance and legal frameworks. While this isn't Gensler's first kick at the can in terms of AI meets finance speeches, below are some insights from his


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Transferring from community college to a four-year school isn't often successful — it's 'terribly unfortunate,' expert says

Most students attending community colleges fail to eventually earn a bachelor’s degree, new reports show.

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