Young Professionals

5 Signs of Low Self Worth

5 Signs of Low Self Worth

They say you can only love others as much as you love yourself, and as tired as that adage may be, the core of it rings quite true.  Think about it: It can be hard enough understanding and accepting your own thoughts, feelings, words, and actions—let alone...
Grameen Pragati

Grameen Pragati

I’m Anav Mehta, an 8th grader at Hyde Middle School in Cupertino, California. My family runs a charity called Grameen Pragati for which we raise funds by running marathons to fund projects. Grameen Pragati was founded in 2011 in San Jose, California by my parents...
Tax Time: Ins and Outs of Interest Expenses

Tax Time: Ins and Outs of Interest Expenses

Can you deduct interest expenses on your 2016 tax return? It depends. Generally, the tax law requires you to allocate interest payments under a complex set of rules. The tax results vary, based on whether the expense is characterized as mortgage interest, investment...
Changes To Immigration Law

Changes To Immigration Law

Ever since President Trump signed the “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order on April 18th, 2017, there have been a number of changes in the employment-based immigration law arena that have taken place in a very subtle manner. There has been no change in the...
3 Secrets to Setting Good Boundaries in a Relationship

3 Secrets to Setting Good Boundaries in a Relationship

Ever wondered what “boundaries” are in a relationship, and why they’re so important? With good boundaries, intimate partners enjoy respect, honesty, and open communication. Each partner feels a healthy sense of independence and wholeness that is separate from their...
Starting Over After Divorce

Starting Over After Divorce

Q. The last couple of years after a difficult divorce I have been reviewing my early family life. I now recognize a lot of patterns between my married life and my life as a boy living with my parents. Although there were a lot of good things that I recall, some of the...