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By: Sarah O'Brien
Of the total $2.4 million in fines doled out in December to brokerage firms, several large levies arose from alleged inadequate supervision of brokers who caused investor harm. » Read More
By: Lorie Konish
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This year, go for zero. That is, pay the IRS exactly the amount you owe — no more and no less. A handful of taxpayers managed to do just that in 2016, according to SmartAsset's analysis of IRS data.
Many states are still trying to figure out if their own tax benefits apply to savers who turn to 529 accounts for private elementary, middle or high school tuition bills.
Most financial advisors make sure the basics around death are squared away — beneficiary forms signed and wills updated — but that is often as far as they go on the subject. Here's why and how that should change.
What's worse than merely filing your taxes? Submitting an incomplete or inaccurate tax return to the IRS. Here's how you can make this tax season a little less painful.
Unless the inequitable lack of access to private markets is addressed, retirement savers will continue to be deprived of the ability to participate in high-growth business models and feel markets operate for the benefit of well-connected "insiders."
Saving more for retirement is the fifth-most-popular New Year's resolution in a new survey. Here's a look, in broad strokes, at six other — out of a legion of possible — retirement-related moves you might consider making for 2019.
As the Dow tanks and tech stocks enter a bear market, there is no end to panicky headlines about the stampede to cash and bonds. The truth is that wealthy investors have been in fixed income and cash since well before the recent volatility started.
It takes years to qualify for Social Security retirement benefits. Don't leave money on the table by using the wrong claiming strategy.
Social Security is a safety net for many retirees. But in some circumstances, you can't count receiving it.
Whether it's economic necessity, intellectual interest or emotional health, modern retirees are working part-time after leaving their careers. AARP has found that six specific types of part-time employment seem to suit retirees.
Dreaming of a penthouse retirement? You can do it on a Social Security income by retiring abroad.
Investors hoping to ramp up on tax-free retirement income just might rejoice after recent market tumult. That's because falling values in your traditional IRA might make a Roth conversion more attractive.
There are straightforward ways for retirement investors in need of income to play rising interest rates without being wiped out by falling bond values.
Social Security benefits will get a 2.8 percent boost in 2019. Find out now how much more money you stand to receive.
The yield curve inverted on Tuesday between short-term Treasury bonds and the five-year. It wasn't the "big" inversion — that is when the 10-year yield drops below the two-year. But the situation is alarming. In a word: recession.
The Roth IRA and Roth 401(k) allow you to pay Uncle Sam in the present so you can collect tax-free income in the future. Here's how.
If you'll struggle to pay what you owe by Tax Day, experts say it's important to not panic and to file your return on time anyway.
Of the total $2.4 million in fines doled out in December to brokerage firms, several large levies arose from alleged inadequate supervision of brokers who caused investor harm.
It's time to make things official with your nanny, or else you risk catching heat from the IRS. Here's what you should know about household employees and taxes.