We are so happy to announce that Affordable Dream Wedding at Hubbard Chapel has won 2020 Best of the Mid-Valley FIRST PLACE for “Best Wedding Venue”. Even during the hardships with Covid-19, our great service and the memories allowed Hubbard Chapel great opportunities to provide wedding services to newly-weds and their families. Thank you, as this is the second First Place award we have received this year. We couldn’t have done this without you all.
You might have numerous financial goals, but life is unpredictable, and you don’t know what’s there in the next moment. Sudden death can risk these objectives as well as can leave your family in a stressful situation. In such troublesome occasions, however, no measure of cash can supplant the absence of a dear one; yet, a term insurance plan financially secured your family when you are not with them.
According to reports, Netflix announced this week that it will invest US $ 1 billion in ABQ Studios in Albuquerque, New Mexico for content production. In addition, Netflix also plans to further expand the studio’s current site by 300 acres (1.21 square kilometers), Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos said in a joint announcement.
According to a report released by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) on Tuesday, US housing prices recorded the largest increase on record in the third quarter. The FHFA said in a statement that due to the record low mortgage interest rate stimulating housing demand, residential prices rose nearly 3.1% in the third quarter.
When you are looking for a place to store your prized belongings, what is most important to you? This is a question that we asked ourselves when evaluating the storage facilities in the Salem Oregon area. Storage is a very personal thing. Certainly what you are storing is personal, and you want to find the right company that will both protect your property, but also meet all of your personal requirements.
The Brazil economy doesn’t have the raw force to drive it forward. The Federative Republic GDP per capita is today back where it was in 2010; this means the people of Brazil have lost the entire last decade. Worse yet, during the 80’s they had another “lost decade.” The current lost decade is the second time this has happened in the last 40 years. Over the last forty years, Brazil had over 20 years of zero GDP growth per capita.
Here are a few other things people can do now:
Check their withholding and make any adjustments soon
Since most taxpayers typically only have a few pay dates left this year, checking their withholding soon is especially important. It’s even more important for those who:
Getting suitable transportation options from airports to your destination can be a daunting task, especially if you are unaware of the ins and out of the place you are visiting. In order to avail the best possible transportation options overseas, you must indulge yourself in some research, planning, and preparations.
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis said on Tuesday that it plans to repurchase up to $2.5 billion worth of stock because it expects new drug candidates to drive sales growth. The company said that five anti-cancer drugs currently in clinical trials are expected to receive key data and progress next year.
BlackRock, the world’s largest asset management company, announced on Monday that it will acquire Aperio Group, an investment management company headquartered in Sausalito, California, for $1.05 billion in cash. BlackRock said the acquisition will increase its separately managed account (SMA) assets by approximately 30% to more than $160 billion.
The National Retail Federation (NRF) said on Monday that it expects the November and December holiday season sales to grow 3.6% to 5.2% year-on-year, reaching $755.3 billion to $766.7 billion. Although the new coronavirus epidemic has brought challenges to the entire retail industry, US retailers may still have a better ending in 2020.
New brands need to be authentic to succeed in a market that is oversaturated with similar businesses. As a new kid on the block, how will you grab your target audience’s attention and inspire them to purchase from you?
The answer is simple – by building a thorough brand launch strategy. These four tips may serve as your starting point.
Western Union, the world’s largest money transfer company, spent $200 million to acquire a 15% stake in the digital payment division of STC Group. Saudi Arabia’s largest telecommunications operator said in a statement on Saturday that the acquisition will provide the company with funds and support its long-term expansion plans.
The IRS reviewed its collection activities to see how it could provide relief for taxpayers who owe taxes but are struggling financially because of the pandemic. The agency is expanding taxpayer options for making payments and other ways to resolve tax debt.
Taxpayers who owe taxes always had options to get help through payment plans and other tools from the IRS. The new IRS Taxpayer Relief Initiative is expanding on those tools.
The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the nation’s tax industry today announced that the 5th Annual National Tax Security Awareness Week will take place between Nov. 30 and Dec. 4.
This year, there’s a heightened need for security as fraudsters seek to use the COVID-19 to scam taxpayers and tax preparers. New protections being offered by Security Summit partners in January can help protect people against tax-related identity theft.
One of the most difficult and common challenges that both average investors and financial advisors are all faced with, is how to achieve above average returns with below average risks. It’s an age-old dilemma, where the quickest and easiest solutions often come up short of what otherwise seemed to be rather reasonable expectations. Granted, sometimes they work great. But, other times, not so much (if at all.)
Moving to protect business taxpayers from identity theft, the Internal Revenue Service announced that starting Dec. 13 it will begin masking sensitive data on business tax transcripts.
The announcement provides 30 days for stakeholders to make any adjustments. The IRS began informing tax professionals of this change during the summer Nationwide Tax Forums. The agency previously masked sensitive data on individual tax transcripts two years ago.
The Internal Revenue Service released the Criminal Investigation Division’s annual report, highlighting the agency’s successes and criminal enforcement actions taken in fiscal year 2020 during International Fraud Awareness Week. The majority of these activities occurred during COVID-19. A key achievement was the identification of over $10 billion in tax fraud and other financial crimes.
In recent days, Blockchain and Smart contracts have created lots of interest among the people. As the prices of cryptocurrencies continue to rise, it has started generating lots of revenue along with the numerous possibilities of business growth. Anything that is related to blockchain technology gains exceptional recognition among the technology markets. Recent news by Etherscan depicts that around 49% of the transactions are happening only through Smart contract development services.
For a lot of small businesses, the macro strategy is not nearly as important as their local activity. Why? Well, because they’re probably providing services locally or have no means to deliver their products across the globe. Still, a lot of these businesses mistakenly overspend on making a marketing strategy that is not locally-oriented. While this doesn’t necessarily have to be a mistake, it’s always slight mismanagement of their resources. With that in mind and without further ado, here are the top four secrets to figuring this out.
The real estate investing and property management world may sometimes be a tough one, full of incomprehensible tricks, property management secrets, with many ins and outs of the property management world you still have to learn about.
Should you invest in single or multi-family properties? This is one of the hottest debates in the world of real estate investing. Both options offer a number of compelling advantages. But, to make an informed decision, it’s imperative that you understand the differences between the two.
Late last month, sports equipment company Under Armour announced it was cutting ties with some 2,000 retailers over the next two years. In doing so, Under Armour would focus on building up its direct-to-consumer business. Promo Marketing reported a more than 50% growth in Under Armour’s e-commerce business during the third quarter, with a 17% increase in direct-to-consumer sales.
According to a report released on Friday, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said that the strong rebound in global trade during the third quarter may slow down in the last few months of this year as countries struggle to fight the resurgence of the new coronavirus epidemic.
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that while the United States is waiting for the new coronavirus vaccine, lawmakers should redistribute unused stimulus funds, including funds he plans to withdraw from the Federal Reserve, to boost the US economy. The Fed opposed this and stated that the plan played a vital role.
According to reports, some senior members of the ruling United Russia party submitted a draft law, in which Russian regulators will be able to restrict Internet users’ access to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. The draft is aimed at countering the censorship of Russian media by some US platforms.
A new report by the European Union’s external audit agency stated that Brussels failed to restrain the suppression of competitors by large technology companies (such as Google and Facebook) due to its slow actions and lack of legal power. Ten years ago, Brussels launched the first antitrust investigation into Google’s online shopping comparison service.
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After the huge success of the first digital currency, many investors and startups started to invest in various cryptocurrencies. Generally, the crypto market is unpredictable. Also, it faces both ups and downs in the global economy. In that way, one of the preferable crypto terms in the development process is cryptocurrency wallets.
Gone are the days when we used to book flights and buy tickets without thinking about travel bans and restrictions. Unfortunately, everything has changed in the past few months – be it businesses, the education sector, or travel. The travel and tourism sector has massively suffered during the crisis. Not only airlines but almost all major tourist attractions and cruise lines have also been shut down during the pandemic.
The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to take necessary actions this fall to help them file their federal tax returns timely and accurately in 2021, including special steps related to Economic Impact Payments.
This is the first in a series of reminders to help taxpayers get ready for the upcoming tax filing season. A special page, updated and available on IRS.gov, outlines steps taxpayers can take now to prepare for the 2021 tax return filing season ahead.
The Internal Revenue Service reminds anyone who doesn’t normally file a tax return that they have until 3 p.m. EST this Saturday, Nov. 21, to register with the IRS for an Economic Impact Payment.
The only way remaining to get a payment in 2020 is to register using the Non-Filers: Enter Info Here tool on IRS.gov before the Saturday deadline.
Majority of businesses are now considering shifting towards managed IT services. IT services for small businesses are extremely important and small scale businesses can outsource their IT department so that they can shift their focus on some of the more critical aspects that require their immediate attention.
Bloomberg analyzed the financial data of the 3,000 largest publicly listed companies in the United States and found that since the start of the pandemic, nearly 200 companies have joined the ranks of so-called zombie companies. Moreover, zombie companies now account for nearly 20% of these 3,000 companies.
The year 2020 has been tumultuous at best and now, as the year ends, it seems the COVID-spurred fear expressed at the onset if this global pandemic is re-emerging. With Thanksgiving and Christmas approaching, attempts to discourage family and friends to gather as usual to prevent supposed ‘superspreader’ COVID contraction situations. Some mayors and governors are calling for lockdowns in one form or the other to supposedly prevent regression to high numbers of COVID cases. But do lockdowns work?
According to Bloomberg News, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton, who was originally scheduled to step down in June next year, announced on Monday that he will step down early at the end of this year, ending his three and a half years.
Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic said that the slowdown in retail sales growth in October may indicate a setback for the economy due to the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic in the United States this winter. In an interview with CNBC, Bostic said that it was previously expected to be slightly weaker into the fourth quarter.
Many people aspire to be a successful business owner, but only a few have the skills and expertise to run a successful company. Putting up a business from scratch is not as easy as it seems. You need to find loyal customers, hire qualified employees, and increase brand awareness. If you don’t want to go through the hassle of starting a business from scratch, you can opt to buy a franchise with the help of a franchise business loan.
The Philippine economy contracted at 11.5% in the 3rd quarter. The previous Philippine quarter GDP declined by 16.9% and was the worst quarter recorded in Philippine history (two negative quarters of GDP is the definition of a recession). Having two quarters of double digit declines is unheard of, and puts the Philippines in one of the world’s most severe recessions. The third quarter double-digit decline was much more severe than what the market projected and more severe than regional peers. The 3rd quarter decline of 11.5% was significantly deeper than the median estimates of 9.6%.
IQiyi released its 2020 third quarter performance report on Monday. The financial report shows that in the third quarter of 2020, iQiyi’s revenue reached approximately $1.1 billion. Regarding the financial health that the market has been paying attention to, IQiyi performed well in cost control this quarter.
Oil prices edged up Tuesday amid news from the US financial sector and stocks, news on vaccine research and development progress, and news about OPEC+ considering delays in increasing crude oil production. The news reassured the market that epidemic prevention measures will lead to a decline in energy demand.
Tesla will be officially included in the S&P 500 index, per an announcement on Monday. This change will take effect in more than a month from now, which is the Monday of December 21. When the market opens that morning, Tesla’s stock will be on the S&P 500 index— a milestone for the electric car manufacturer.
Today, technology can make traditional marketing seem irrelevant to some degree. Social media, email, and other forms of modern marketing are growing rapidly, and each have very important roles to play. But while digital marketing plays an essential role for businesses, professionals are quickly realizing that older, more traditional means of marketing can be just as effective.
New research from Barclays suggests that the average length of British supply chains has doubled since the pandemic hit, and retailers and wholesalers in the country do not expect them to return to normal until at least March 2021. The report, “Chain reaction: Retail and wholesale supply chains adapt to a climate of change,” was picked up by the Scottish Business Insider.
Founded in 2015, Pinduoduo is without doubt the fastest growing tech company in the world. In merely five years, it has become the strongest rival of Alibaba Group in China. Huang Zheng, the founder, is now the 4th richest man in China, 24th in the world. Together with other Chinese tech giants like Alibaba, Tencent and ByteDance, they have become the dream destination for most Chinese coders. Recently, a bathroom problem might make jobseekers think twice before applying to Pinduoduo.
On Friday, the FTSE 100 capped its best week since April, as anticipation for a coronavirus vaccine has decreased at a critical moment for Brexit talks, in the midst of the soaring COVID-19 pandemic and upheaval at Downing Street. This week, investors have pumped a whopping £33.8 billion into global equity funds, Bank of America analysis has revealed.
Carillion and several of its former managers today earned a fierce slap from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Friday, which accused the defunct construction giant of supplying “fake or misleading” stock market details. Two years earlier, the building giant collapsed under the weight of £1.5 billion in debts.
Today, when any kind of industry tends to be present in digital platforms, it is important to stay tuned and not to miss to go along with the flow. These days, people are in search of something comfortable and effective. Your service or product may become desired and advantageous for them.