The coming tax returns for 2019 marks the second year taxpayers and their accountants will be filing tax returns under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Taxpayers should start preparing now to help ensure their 2019 tax returns are processed in an accurate and timely fashion.

Congress passed major changes regarding distributions from 401k plans and IRAs beginning Jan. 1. The changes do not apply to pension plans. Meet with your attorney for further explanation on how these may affect your estate planning.

In three of my books, “What To Eat When: A Strategic Plan to Improve Your Life,” “The What To Eat When Cookboook” and “The Great Age Reboot,” I highlight 16 choices that have been shown in studies to help you keep your brain young. These books are meant to motivate you and help you prepare t…

Let’s focus in the new year on health benefits of exercise, especially for older adults. Some benefits include reducing one’s risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, as well as lowering high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

I believe that selling is 95% asking questions, listening and finding out the customer’s nee… Read more

Several years ago, in an article for Commentary magazine, I offered a distinction between two kinds of anti-Semitic mindsets. I named the first one “bierkeller” anti-Semitism and the second one “bistro” anti-Semitism, as a way of illustrating the cultural gulf between these two forms.

This week, I had a slumber party. It was hosted by my friend, Karyn, from Baltimore, where I…

Jon Steiger on Consumer Advice

In the Jewish world, and possibly the secular world, too, there is a growing trend toward ha…

Let’s begin with the obvious: there is absolutely nothing funny about anti-Semitism and it s…