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Bill Gross has devised four ways individuals can beat the “wealth tax” –- i.e. higher dividends and capital gains. In an interview with The Daily Ticker he outlines his proposals.
Christmas gifts like trampolines, treehouse kits and certain breeds of puppies will please the kids, but cause homeowner's insurance agents to cringe.
Income-based premium hikes are likely part of any budget deal, and would eventually affect one in four retirees.
More than 250,000 taxpayers fell short of taking the required distributions in 2006 and 2007, bringing threats of an IRS crackdown.
More than one out of every nine dollars under professional management is now invested under "sustainable and responsible" practices.
Demand for new houses moves us closer to the day when the Fed will raise rates, lending relief to long-suffering savers and bond investors.
Credit-monitoring services help consumers easily keep track of changes their credit scores with e-mail, phone or mobile notifications.
After five years of downsizing, homeowners may be "upsizing" once again, according to a new survey by national homebuilder PulteGroup.
A third of workers will fail to spend their use-it-or-lose-it flexible spending accounts (FSA) for healthcare, according to a study by WageWorks.
Charitable giving can include any of the "three T's": time, talent and treasure.
The usual year-end tax tasks are complicated by the possibility over going over the "fiscal cliff."
We may first buy life insurance when we become parents. But some of the best strategies apply after the kids are out and the house is paid off.
The average plan on a list of top 401(k) plans had 4.9 percent of its assets in target-date funds.
After recent fee cuts at Vanguard, BlackRock and Charles Schwab, Fidelity Investments is trimming fees at its largest index funds.
Women lag behind men in nearly every category of retirement planning, according to a new study. Are the differences cultural, or purely economic?
With the cost of health care rising, some Americans are looking to give away their money in order to qualify for government assistance.
In the battle to find out the 'rock bottom' price for a car, the advantage has gone back to the dealer.
Some of the most common myths about retirement planning, and the truth behind them.
There's no "right way" to retire, but financial experts agree on a few rules for what you shouldn’t do.
One CEO thinks so, and matches employees' contributions to a 529 college savings plan.
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