The ABI Reporter – October 2018

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The ABI Reporter – October 2018

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IN THIS ISSUE:
  • Pay it Forward:  Saving for Retirement
  • Realtime and the Network Firewall
  • Is this Email for Real?
  • What You Should Know about the GDPR
  • Leadership Expert to Address 2019 Business Summit
  • The Power of a Community
  • Homonyms, the Nemesis of Reporters

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Pay it Forward: Saving for Retirement

By Sandy Bunch VanderPol

Throughout my entire 43-year career as a self-employed deposition reporter, I’ve prioritized funding my SEP IRA to the maximum amount each year. Not only does this benefit me now that I’m at “retirement age,” but it’s benefited my entire family and will continue to do so into the future. I’ve been paying it forward since I was 24 years old, and my plan is to continue to pay it forward by funding my SEP IRA as long as the law allows me to do such. I would challenge each of you to join me in saving for the future. It is never too late to start.

I’d like to share a few tips I have learned over the course of my career, which have made it possible for me to save for my retirement.

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Realtime and the Network Firewall

By Kelli Ann Willis

I travel around the world covering realtime assignments. In August, I set out for an assignment in Seoul, South Korea. I wasn’t prepared for the technological enigma that presented itself on this assignment.

I flew to Seoul and arrived the day before the job was to start. That is one of the unique aspects of international work: You must arrive and be ready to work the next day. I showed up at the location one hour early to set up, as I always do. I was escorted to the conference room and walked into a dark room. They apologized, but they had no idea how to turn the lights on. The videographer was already there, trying to set up in the dark. I went with it!

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