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Executive Benefit Strategies, Inc. is a company that specializes in helping business owners move money from their business pocket to their personal pocket in a tax advantaged manner.
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06 Feb Go for the Gold

For awhile there, it looked like the just-concluded Rio Olympics would be a carnival of chaos. Golfers boycotting to avoid the Zika virus? Check. Swimmers making their way through raw sewage? Check. And those were just the disasters we anticipated before the opening ceremonies! Who could have...

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06 Feb Up in Smoke

The Mafia. The Mob. La Cosa Nostra. Call it what you will, this "certain Italian-American subculture" has a long and storied history. Mobsters like Al Capone, Henry Hill, and John Gotti have become folk heroes of a certain sociopathic sort. Fictional mobsters make special guest...

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06 Feb The Darker Side of Reality TV

Americans can't seem to get enough of reality television. Most critics think that's because reality TV presents us as we all aspire to be. Something about the camera seems to bring out the best in people, whether they're bachelorettes, drag queens, or cake chefs. Reality...

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06 Feb Like This!

If you're like most Facebook users, you get plenty of friend requests from people who aren't really friends. Co-workers you never respected from your last job; classmates you never really liked 30 years ago; annoying blowhards you meet at your in-laws' anniversary party. If you're...

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02 Feb Plymouth Rocks!

Let's say the IRS decides they don't like your tax return from a couple of years ago. They audit you, and send you a "deficiency notice" for, say, $10,000. You appeal it, and they say "nope, sorry, it's $10,000." If you're still not happy (and...

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02 Feb Now That’s Prime

Americans love peeking into the wallets of the rich and famous. Just how much are they really worth? How did they get there? And who's on top of the pile? For years, Microsoft founder Bill Gates ($76 billion) has been the king of that particular...

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02 Feb Harry Potter and the Deathly Tax Bill

Harry Potter's sidekick Ron Weasley has challenged opponents from a mountain troll to the Horcruxes to the Death Eaters. Now the actor who plays him, 27-year-old Rupert Grint, is taking on a foe as powerful as Voldemort himself. Last month, he challenged a squad of...

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02 Feb This Too Shall Pass

Filing your tax return usually isn't much of a chore. If you're like most people, you e-file it and call it a day. (Maybe you cross your fingers in hope that teenage Russian hackers don't steal your identity.) If you're old-school, you trudge down to...

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02 Feb Take This Tax and Shove It

Country music has a long history of celebrating outlaw behavior, which naturally extends to celebrating "outlaw" performers. Plenty of fans have heard the album Johnny Cash recorded of his first prison concert at California's San Quentin penitentiary. But Cash's fellow country icon Merle Haggard, who recently passed...

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02 Feb Thrilla in Manila Envelopes

Words like "hero" and "icon" get tossed around pretty casually these days. But the world lost a true card-carrying legend with the passing last week of boxer Muhammed Ali after a long and public battle with Parkinson's disease. Ali first gained fame in the ring,...

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