Solve Memory Problems

BY STANLEY ZAROWIN

GOLDEN BUSINESS IDEAS

f you’re having trouble remembering things, what you need are recall clues to jump-start your memory. For example, say you have to remember these six names: Stanley, Robin, Georgette, Ben, Thomas and Luther. Instead of trying to commit the names to memory, invent a sentence—even a nonsensical one—using the first letters of each name for the first letter of each word of the sentence: Stanley’s robe is green and blue and too long.

SPONSORED REPORT

Keeping client information safe in an age of scams and security threats

A look at the Dirty Dozen tax scams and ways to protect taxpayer information.

TAX PRACTICE CORNER

More R&D tax help

"Can I use the R&D credit?" PATH Act enhancements make the credit more attractive to a wider range of taxpayers.

QUIZ

Learn to choose between ‘who’ and ‘whom’

Writers can stumble over who and whom (or whoever and whomever). If you write for business, this quiz can help make your copy above reproach.