Weekly Reports July 2018

July 27, 2018

Weekly Report 18-31

  • UNSURPRISINGLY, NEWEST RESEARCH FINDS THAT SPENDING MORE TIME IN NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS IS HEALTHIER. “Living close to nature and spending time outside has significant & wide-ranging health benefits,” according to global data involving 140 studies of nearly 300 million people in... Continue
  • July 20, 2018

    Weekly Report 18-30

  • AS MORE PEOPLE ARE DRAWN INTO THE CRYPTOCURRENCY WORLD, BE AWARE OF FEDERAL TAX TREATMENT: (1) When purchased, crypto is considered to be capital asset property, but not eligible for 1031 exchange; (2) When as payment for goods or services... Continue
  • July 15, 2018

    Weekly Report 18-28

  • NEW CALIFORNIA RULES FOR ‘INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR’ STATUS: A state Supreme Court ruling last month sets new standards which will require every California employer to reevaluate everyone being paid compensation, to determine supportable overtime & tax reporting treatment. Workers are now... Continue
  • July 15, 2018

    Weekly Report 18-29

  •  AN ‘AMBIVALENT’ RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN WORKERS AND LEADERS – a mixed relationship involving both positive and negative feelings primarily about level of supportiveness – can impact job performance even more so than disliking the boss. A study of working adults in... Continue
  • July 1, 2018

    Weekly Report 18-27

  • “THOUGH WE COUNT ON TECHNOLOGIES AND CONTROLS TO MINIMIZE PHISHING THREATS, users are exploited through social engineering… to fall for fraudulent emails, texts, or copycat websites and end up sharing valuable personal information.” Recommendations from the FTC: (1) If it... Continue