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Starting fresh starts here!

Welcome to 2020! It hardly seems possible that we are starting a new year, let alone a new decade. The thought is both exciting and a bit overwhelming as well.

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From the firm: Starting fresh starts here!

Welcome to 2020! It hardly seems possible that we are starting a new year, let alone a new decade. The thought is both exciting and a bit overwhelming as well.

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Beat the post-holiday slump

Now that the calendar has flipped to January 2, it’s time to put away the decorations, take off the loungewear and get back to business. If you are like most people, you may not be motivated yet to head back to work. Here are a few ways to counteract the post-holiday slump, courtesy of calendar.com:

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Functional fitness training: Is it right for you?

Everyone should be concerned about maintaining their health and fitness as they age. This is where functional fitness comes in. In a nutshell, functional exercises train your muscles to help you perform everyday activities safely and efficiently. Check out these facts about functional fitness from The Mayo Clinic to decide if this approach is right for you:

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Cryptocurrency 101

Have you received, sold, sent, exchanged or otherwise traded cryptocurrency? If you answered yes to any of these, then you should be well-versed on the related tax rules. The IRS is ramping up its efforts to bring cryptocurrency users into compliance, and many taxpayers simply aren’t up-to-speed on reporting requirements and/or have failed to pay tax on past transactions. If you are one of them, here is what you need to know:

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Bouncing back from a setback

The New Year is often a time of renewal and moving forward, but this can be difficult if you’ve suffered a serious setback. Whether you are feeling physical pain or a sense of being “stuck” from a personal or professional loss, it’s important to adopt the right mindset in order to move forward.

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To a tea!

Drinking tea is a global ritual—and each part of the world has created its own customs to enjoy it fully. If you’re looking to make tea drinking a habit or are just curious about trying different ways to enjoy it, look no further than this round-up of international tea rituals from mentalfloss.com.

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Test your healthy habit IQ

Most of us know what we should do to keep healthy, but few of us think much about why we should develop these habits. Many experts say that understanding the impact a certain practice has on our health can keep us motivated to adopt it and stick with it. Test your knowledge of why the following tried-and-true health habits actually work, and then try incorporating them into your routine.

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