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Instead of ending the mortgage-interest tax deduction, adjust it to do what it is intended to do: stimulate home buying, one industry insider says.
A new survey finds Boomers' fears about finances have abated, with nearly a quarter of them feeling more secure than they did 12 months ago.
You probably realize there are tax breaks related to your home, your charitable giving and your work—but you may be eligible for more than you know.
The number of suburban residents living in poverty rose nearly 64 percent between 2000 and 2011, more than double the growth for urban poverty. NBC News reports.
The average man has 30 percent more in taxable investments than the average woman and 72 percent more in his IRA, according to a new study.
April 15 is looming, but if you look carefully there are a variety of possible ways to lower your 2012 tax bill.
This tax season is practically in the books. Here are few steps you can take to make next year's tax season easier.
A simple decision to share your ZIP code with retailers can result in more junk mail heading your way, and more telemarketers disrupting your day, NBC reports.
Women make less but live longer, which makes saving for retirement more difficult. Personal finance sites are seizing the opportunity.
Replacing lost income with assets that produce greater total return may be the best way those behind in retirement savings to finance their needs.
Three federal agencies, including the IRS, will scrutinize applications for the health-insurance exchanges, which run 15 pages for a three-person family.
The federal government offers a variety of tax breaks to lessen your burden, but you may need a high-priced education just to figure out how to write it off.
For all the talk you hear from Capitol Hill about running government more like a business, Congress has a retirement plan that would make any Fortune 500 executive blush.
The fact is, if you want to get your customer service problem solved, you need to speak up and stand your ground until the company makes you happy.
Despite Americans' reputation as reckless spenders, most do the responsible thing and use the windfall to build up savings or to pay down debt.
A new survey on corporate health benefits draws a picture of a world where companies go beyond building gyms and banning smoking, to rewarding employees for lowering their cholesterol and being monitored by a "primary nurse case manager."
In a trend known as "gamification," new digital platforms are teaching kids about earning and saving money, how to pay bills, even how to trade stocks.
A new survey of managers and executives at big companies finds that about seven in 10 of the men and women surveyed believe they can have a successful career and family life, with a catch.
Here's a contest that's offering a free "test drive" of retirement in a tropical destination for a month. Applicants "must be willing to relax." Think you got what it takes?
Outstanding student debt is beginning to impede the economy as a whole, a new report suggests, chiefly by robbing the housing market of its richest crop of new buyers: young college graduates.