If 529 plans get taxed, a Roth IRA can be another tax-free option for saving for college.» Read More
Many invest for higher-education via 529 plans, but Roth IRAs also offer distinct, tax-free advantages as college savings investment vehicles.
Tax season is here after a great year for the stock market, making this a good time to tally up the deductions you can use. Try these.
Investing icon Jack Bogle discusses a simple principle that defines investment success even during the most volatile times: the magic of compounding.
The consequences of a bad tax return are much more serious than a bad haircut. So why does every state regulate hair dressers but only four regulate tax preparers?
The 2013 calendar year may be over, but opportunities to lower last year’s tax liability are not. Troll for overlooked deductions and tax credits.
If you are dreading doing your taxes this season, don't blame the Internal Revenue Service for making it so hard. Blame Congress.
The president's plan offers households with no retirement savings a place to start. But it comes with some serious shortcomings compared to IRAs.
Dan Marino had a brilliant career for the Miami Dolphins. Now he has teamed up with the AARP to educate Americans on how to create financial success.
The introduction of some new investment income taxes have increased the value of tax-advantaged investment strategies.
The average student in this country now spends around $1,200 a year on books and supplies. A single book can cost as much as $200.
U.S. families are burdened by having to pay for medical care, and some struggle to pay health care bills, NBC News reports.
A look at how the credit bureaus have changed the game and how they look at you as a borrower.
It’s not the rich who have the most to worry about. Some 3.9 million taxpayers are expected to get hit with the AMT for 2013.
It's going to cost you a few pennies more to mail a letter. The cost of a first-class postage stamp is now 49 cents — 3 cents more than before.
The average price for a gallon of gas in the U.S. dropped 3.46 cents over the past two weeks, retreating from its highest level since mid-October.
Faced with debts, expenses and low income, some Gen Y workers put off financial planning for retirement, but it's best to save earlier and smarter.
The IRS and other agencies offer programs to help people file their taxes or get basic tax questions answered without paying fees.
Form tax identity theft to deductions that may catch an auditor's eye, here are the most common taxpayer mistakes - and how to sidestep them.
"America succeeds by raising everybody up. It doesn't succeed by tearing anybody down," Larry Summers tells CNBC.
Porn is an industry where retirement can come without warning and with even less planning for the future.
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