BOOK NEWS

Publishing: Life-preserving tax tips, quips and advice series, book one from Jeffrey Schneider, is now available in a Kindle Edition

Publishing NEWS: -- SFS Tax Problem Solutions Press announces the release of the eBook and Kindle Edition of "Now What? I Got a Tax Notice from the IRS. Help!" (B079XWL8P9) by Jeffrey Schneider. "Now What?" is also available in paperback (ISBN: 978-0692997154) and will be published in an audiobook version in June 2018.

Publishing: The Treasure Awaits: Children’s Picture Book Based on Real Life Grandfather and Grandson Adventures

Publishing NEWS: -- Who doesn't love a good buried treasure tale? And this one is even more intriguing because it's the combined effort of a grandfather and his grandson. Co-authored by Patrick Carberry and his sidekick, 7-year old Christian Patrick, "PaPa and Christian's Great Adventures: The Treasure Awaits" (ISBN: 978-1483480923), is written in a way that encourages kids to spend quality time with their grandparents.

BOOK REVIEWS

Goebbels: A Biography

Book Review: Peter Longerich’s ‘Goebbels: A Biography’ is Excellent, Appalling, and Instructive

REVIEW: Yes, it's true: Joseph Goebbels Helps today's GOP. Often considered the father of modern propaganda, Goebbels foreshadowed the GOP playbook in terms of distortion, deception, and dishonesty. Peter Longerich's "Goebbels: A Biography" (ISBN: 9781400067510) is excellent, appalling, and instructive.
The Influence Machine

Book Review: In Katz’s ‘The Influence Machine’ Taxpayers Foot the Bill for The USCC

REVIEW: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is a tool for the forces of evil. Don't believe it? You can read about their anti-American and anti-humanity actions in "The Influence Machine: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Corporate Capture of American Life" (ISBN: 9780812993288), an excellent modern-day piece of muckraking by Alyssa Katz.

MUSIC AND AUDIO NEWS

Music and Arts: David Benoit Conducts Film Scores ‘Pirates of the Caribbean,’ ‘Whiplash,’ Jazz and Classical Great Works with Asia America...

Music and Performers NEWS: -- Grammy-nominated DAVID BENOIT will lead the prestigious ASIA AMERICA YOUTH SYMPHONY through a varied program featuring the music from the films "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Whiplash," and works by Tchaikovsky, Bizet and original works by Benoit himself, Asia America Symphony Association announced today.

Music and Arts: Sam Pocker Announces the New Album ‘Sam Pocker Sings Juliana Hatfield’

Music and Performers NEWS: -- Singer Sam Pocker is thrilled to announce the release of his sixth album, "Sam Pocker Sings Juliana Hatfield," available everywhere on Friday April 13, 2018. It is a 1970s-style answer record to the newly released "Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John." It features three Juliana Hatfield classics re-imagined as 12-inch disco records.

SOFTWARE NEWS

Software: Veros and IDS Partner on Integrated Solution for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac UCD Data Submissions

Software NEWS: -- Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), a leading developer of enterprise risk management, collateral valuation, and predictive analytics services, and mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS) announced today that they have partnered to provide lenders with a fully integrated automated delivery solution for submitting the Uniform Closing Dataset (UCD) to the Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs).

Software: IDS Adds Hybrid eClosing Capabilities to Its Mortgage Doc Prep Platform

Software NEWS: -- Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), announced that its clients now have the capabilities to conduct hybrid electronic mortgage closings through its flagship mortgage document preparation platform, idsDoc. Hybrid eClosings allow for faster, more seamless mortgage real estate closing transactions, which can help lenders meet the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) "Know Before You Owe" mandate to improve the borrower experience for consumers.

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