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The OECD's annual report on individual income taxes finds that the U.S. ranks 25th out 34 member countries when it comes to individual tax burdens.
It's D-Day and time to settle the score with Uncle Sam. Here are the best ways to pay your tax bill to avoid costly penalties and fines.
A lack of insurance literacy could result in a costly surprise when it comes time to make a claim. Here are some common oversights to be aware of.
On the best jobs list, STEM careers dominate—High-five, math and science guys!—and the worst can be summed up in one word: Timber!
Estate-planning blunders, from not signing health-care directives to leaving living trusts unfunded, are common—even among the fiscally prudent.
As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years.
Discover the affordability of housing, food and medical care at these retirement destinations.
One of the top ranked financial advisors in the country says media hype can sabotage your retirement, here's how you can protect your savings.
Phone bandits target people who've taken out—or simply applied for—an online payday loan. Hang up the phone and get the information in writing.
Steer clear of certain deductions or risk the ire of the IRS.
Thieves have claimed billions of dollars in bogus tax refunds from the IRS by swiping the Social Security numbers and identities of ordinary people.
Filing taxes after you divorce, or even separate, may be trickier than when you were together and your first "uncoupled" tax bill might deliver a major financial blow.
Don't let your kids play with the sellers' kids' toys, and more tips for homebuyers.
Bad news, kids. When it comes to your parents' savings priorities, funding their golden years is winning over financing your college years.
April is financial literacy month, and financial education programs are sprouting—but surveys show we're not gaining money smarts.
In early stages of grief, the newly widowed should seek emotional support and take stock of basic finances but postpone larger money matters.
A study shows 20-year-old single men will pay higher premiums than a single woman his age, a married man his age and a married man five years older.
Secret consumer scores threaten privacy and fairness. Consumer advocacy groups call on regulators to police this new industry of predictive scoring.
Credit and debit card fraud is a multibillion-dollar problem, but putting an exact figure on the cost is not that easy.
These outside-the-box education plans could dramatically help students.
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