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President Barack Obama met with the business executives to address how to get long-term unemployed Americans back to work. Experience may not help.
Many NFL stars earn a fortune during their career, only to find themselves struggling when their playing days are over.
After data breaches at big name retailers rattled customers, this MasterCard executive says now is the time to upgrade credit-card technology.
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?
If you are dreading doing your taxes this season, don't blame the Internal Revenue Service for making it so hard. Blame Congress.
This argument that the rich keep getting richer while the majority have hit a brick wall is full of holes, says Troy University's Daniel Smith.
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 IRS and other agencies offer programs to help people file their taxes or get basic tax questions answered without paying fees.
The paper receipt has served us well. But in a digital world, that little scrap of paper is headed toward extinction.
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.
The National Retail Federation is calling on the banking industry to switch from the easy-to-hack magnetic stripe to the more secure PIN and chip.
The IRS answered a smaller share of taxpayer calls and kept taxpayers on hold longer last year than in other recent years. And it may get worse.
"Everyone in this country should assume that their personal information is already compromised," says one expert.
It's tax season, and once again IRS auditors are eyeing errors and omissions from returns. Here's what could trigger a second look from the feds.
Something new is coming this tax season for some same-sex couples: For the first time, they will file as "married" on their federal return.
Business travelers have clear favorites among restaurants, hotels and airlines, but they spend their money elsewhere. Here's why.
Diet and fitness vows are fine, but this year, try resolutions that will improve your financial life.
Identity theft is already a serious problem—the No. 1 complaint to the FTC—and tax-related identity theft is a growing part of this crime spree.
A federal court has pulled the plug on a telemarketing operation that used illegal robocalls to trick seniors into buying medical alert devices.
Everyone wants a smartphone, especially muggers. Law enforcement officials are pressuring the industry to require "kill switch" technology.