By Jenny Anderson - March 12, 2019
On a blustery March day five years ago, I locked arms with my mother and walked into a church in Maplewood, New Jersey to bury my brother. Bagpipes played “Amazing Grace.” I remember shivering and worrying: that my dad would slip, my mom would collapse, and that I would botch the eulogy.
It’s hard to believe, but another year is almost behind us. With January just around the corner, now is a great time to review various items you may want to consider as you get set to enter 2018. Many of the IRS publications referenced below are for tax year 2016. Changes are not anticipated when 2017 guides are published.
Words like "hero" and "icon" get tossed around pretty casually these days, but the world lost a true card-carrying legend, last week, with the passing of boxer Muhammed Ali, after a long and public battle with Parkinson's disease. Ali first gained fame in the ring, of course, floating like a butterfly and stinging like a bee.