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Saving more is probably on the top of your to-do list. Yet a new survey shows that most individuals have not taken crucial steps to shore up their balances.
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.
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.
While everyone's particular goals are different, there are some common steps you can take to help lay a solid financial foundation for the future.
The first tax filing season under the new federal tax law is proving to be surprising, confusing — and occasionally frightening — for some Americans.
Tidying up isn't just for closets and junk drawers. Financial advisors recommend purging old financial documents and records, too.
As interest rates continue to climb, savers are finally having their moment in the sun.
A new cap on the deduction for state and local taxes has prompted some New Jersey residents to shop around for lower property taxes. The surprise: They didn't have to pick up stakes to a new state in order to lower their bills.
A growing number of tools prepare you for the threats lurking around the market, from a trade war to climate change, by letting you test them out on your investments before they ever happen.
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