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Anyone counting on their tax refund to help pay for a vacation or take care of some leftover holiday bills could be in for a big disappointment this year thanks to the debt ceiling impasse.
Now is the time to stock up on essentials whose prices are going up, like stamps, apps for your smart phone, and maybe even a house.
Some 80 percent of Americans filed their tax returns electronically last year, a boon for the IRS — and for fraudsters.
More and more standard-fuel vehicles are coming out at 40 m.p.g. ratings, making it harder for car buyers to justify paying the premium for electrics and hybrids.
A provision of the "fiscal cliff" deal loosens restrictions on who can convert their traditional IRAs to a Roth IRAs, and when. Critics say the changes will lower revenues in the long run.
With interest rates predicted to stay low for the rest of the year, prospective borrowers can save for their down payment and improve damaged credit scores.
Despite its well-publicized cutoff at incomes of $400,000 and up, the fiscal cliff deal could increase taxes on people making less.
Get help with your down payment for that new home? Be sure your mortgage lender can track where the money came from, preferably to a close relative.
While the tax package that Congress passed New Year's Day will protect 99 percent of Americans from an income tax increase, most of them will still end up paying more federal taxes in 2013.
In a perfect world, on the road to retirement, you'd max out your company 401(k) and your IRA. But if you're like a lot of people, "perfect" might not describe your money situation.
Whatever the fixes to the fiscal cliff mean to your wallet, the start of a new year is a great time to take your financial future into your own hands.
Almost half of married adults admit to keeping money secrets from their spouses, with women spending more on the sly than men. Yet financial infidelity can be as destructive as the other kind.
Bowing to intense competition among fund managers over the past few months, Vanguard announced reductions in fees on dozens of mutual funds and ETFs.
Take advantage of these smart tax moves before December 31st, and your biggest holiday gift could be savings for months and years to come.
The Affordable Care Act will go far to rescue the generation hardest hit by rising health-care costs, including 8.6 million Boomers without health insurance.
Allianz Life Insurance asked people 55 and older to identify their chronic money management lapses. Is yours on the list?
Jon Stein, Betterment CEO, discusses the future of personal investing in the digital age.
Americans are largely satisfied with the way their health benefits are chosen and paid for, but wish they had more flexibility, according to a new survey from the Employee Benefit Research Institute.
The quest for yield is sending investors into some unusual places.
Workers probably won't feel the full brunt of next year's tax increases in their January paychecks, but don't be fooled.
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