Month: February 2022

Dan Lauer, founding executive director of UMSL Accelerate Dan Lauer By all measures, Dan Lauer had a successful career. The banker turned entrepreneur created the best-selling children’s toy Waterbabies, and after selling 25 million of the realistic dolls, he wanted to give back to his alma mater, the University of Missouri-St. Louis Business School, and empower
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You may have heard about new tax reporting rules for businesses using third-party payment apps such as PayPal, Cash App, Venmo, Zelle, etc. This has caused some confusion for app users, but we’re here to help you understand how it will (or won’t) affect your taxes next year. What’s changed? Until this year, payment platforms
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Russia’s Aleksandr Erokhin in action with Cyprus’ Grigoris Kastanos, Gazprom Arena, Saint Petersburg, Russia, November 11, 2021. Anton Vaganov | Reuters Russia’s soccer teams were suspended indefinitely from international competition by major governing bodies Monday because of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. The ban means that Russia’s national team will be blocked from playing in
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Traders on the floor of the NYSE, Feb. 25, 2022. Source: NYSE The NYSE and Nasdaq have announced today that they are halting trading in several Russia-based stocks that list on their respective exchanges. Much more interesting is the fact that the Russian stock market in Moscow is closed, but U.S.-based Russian exchange-traded funds are
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Getty Images If you’re considering a Roth conversion, stock market drops may make the strategy more appealing, according to financial experts.   While the popular move, allowing higher earners to bypass income limits for Roth individual retirement account contributions, was in peril as House Democrats passed Build Back Better, the spending package stalled in December. Nevertheless,
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Tommaso79 | Istock | Getty Images Although government intervention helped the U.S. avoid the scariest predictions for the possible number of pandemic-related evictions, hundreds of thousands of families still found notices on their doors. Since March 2020, landlords filed more than 750,000 evictions in the six states and 31 cities that The Eviction Lab at
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