Category Archives: Insurance

Zillow Says Rising Sea Levels Threaten to Put 2 Million Homes Underwater

Sea level expected to rise six feet by 2100 endangering 2% of housing stock  By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (August 3, 2016) – Nearly 2 million U.S. homes would be lost if the oceans rise by six feet as scientists expect by the year 2100, according to a new Zillow® analysis. The endangered homes represent just under two […]

A Dozen Deductions for Your Small Business

Small-business tax rule No. 1: Don’t mess with the IRS By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog     (March 9, 2016) – Bankrate.com is sharing their list of 12 tax deductions taken by “savvy small business owners and entrepreneurs.”  This list includes such items as: Home office Office supplies Furniture Other equipment Software and subscriptions Mileage Travel, meals, […]

REPOST: IRS Announces Simplified Option for Claiming Home Office Deduction Starting This Year; Eligible Home-Based Businesses

Since it’s tax time again, we wanted to repost this IRS Common Sense Home Office Deduction announcement originally posted on January 15, 2013: – (Washingtion, D.C.)  The Internal Revenue Service today announced a simplified option that many owners of home-based businesses and some home-based workers may use to figure their deductions for the business use […]

The OnlineEd ® Guide to Study Tips and Test Taking

Guide to Study Tips and Test Taking www.OnlineEd.com Study Tips Students with better study methods and strategies score higher on their exams. Everyone is different and different methods work for different people. The following are some suggestions on improving studying techniques. It is best to review the material several times. Don’t try to do all of your […]

OnlineEd® Course Download Instructions for Amazon Kindle

This guide will help you download course material to your Apple iPod or iPad. Many OnlineEd® courses include mobile-ready versions of the course, which provide extra opportunities to study while at the gym, on the bus, and anywhere else you take your mobile device. Step 1 From your OnlineEd® Course Management page, click on the […]

OnlineEd Course Download Instructions for iPod/iPad

This guide will help you download course material to your Apple iPod or iPad. Many OnlineEd® courses include mobile-ready versions of the course, which provide extra opportunities to study while at the gym, on the bus, and anywhere else you take your mobile device. Step 1 From your OnlineEd® Course Management page, click on the […]

New Consumer Finance Web Site Launched

(OnlineEd – Portland, OR) Educate, Enforce, and Study are the three main objectives listed over at the new government web site, www.consumerfinance.gov.  The site, operated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has at its mission “to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for Americans – whether they are applying for a mortgage, […]

FREE Webinar: Business Taxes for the Self-Employed: The Basics

The IRS is holding a FREE webinar on Tuesday, March 29 for small businesses, self-employed persons, and independent contractors.  The webinar will include such topics as reporting profit or loss from a business or profession, self-employment tax and estimated tax payments, deducting business expenses, husband and wife businesses, recordkeeping, Schedule C and C-EZ, plus more. […]

Electronic Fingerprints Required for Insurance Licensing

(OnlineEd – Portland, OR) On January 1, 2011, the Insurance Division of Oregon began requiring all insurance license applicants to have their fingerprinting done electronically at certified testing centers. Previously, applicants were able to choose the location and provider, and whether or not they were electronic. By requiring fingerprinting to be done at the testing […]

FREE Class – How To Make 2011 A Great Year With An Effective Plan

An action plan is the most valuable component in any business strategy. Join OnlineEd® December 9th, 2010 from 9AM – 10 AM PST for a FREE Webinar “How to Make 2011 a GREAT Year with an Effective Plan” by Carla Cross. Carla will share with you the four simple steps to creating an effective, workable business plan that gets results, along with all the important components to put in the plan and the critical systems and strategies you will need to put in place in order to succeed. This session includes a detailed handout and a 9-point rock-solid Plan-of Action to help get you started right away.