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EMV Chip Cards to Reduce Credit Card Fraud

on July 13, 2015

You may have heard that the U.S. is transitioning to full adoption of the EMV chip-enabled cards to reduce credit card fraud.

The global standard for smart card payments employs EMV technology, which stands for “Europay, MasterCard, and Visa.” Meaning: Cards will be equipped with super-small computer chips that are extremely difficult to counterfeit.

Unpleasant Tax Surprises for Some ACA Healthcare Enrollees

on July 06, 2015

Many classify the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as a health care law and that’s that.

Truth be told, the ACA is just as much a tax law as it is healthcare reform law.

Whether you call it the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare (they are the same thing), the law has stirred up all kinds of controversy – notably, marketplace enrollees who pre-qualified for subsidies applied against their monthly insurance premiums.


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3501 Tully Road Suite B • Modesto CA 95356
(209) 526-3091 • (209) 526-2287