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The deduction for medical expenses is one of the few remaining tax breaks available to taxpayers.
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AARP asked a jobs expert to compile a list of the 6 best options for workers over age 40 who are looking to shift careers.
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Lawmakers are proposing a massive overhaul to the student debt system, in which borrowers' monthly bills would be automatically deducted from their paychecks.
Seniors lose an estimated $2.9 billion annually due to financial exploitation, according to the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging.
How to build a strong case for a salary hike with your boss.
The amount of auto debt that consumers carry — roughly $1.27 trillion — is 75 percent more than the amount owed at the end of 2009.
Before you submit your return to Uncle Sam, take a last look to make sure you aren't missing these tax breaks.
The government shutdown came at a terrible time for the IRS, according to a report from the National Taxpayer Advocate. Filing season is likely to be rocky.
If you get a threatening call from the purported IRS or meet a tax preparer who promises you a giant tax refund, be wary. You're probably dealing with a fraudster.
Goodbye, Illinois. Hello, Alaska! Here are the 10 most — and least — tax-friendly states for middle-income households, according to GOBankingRates.
Many Americans are delaying investing until their financial situation improves. Here's why you shouldn't wait.
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Young people shouldn't wait until they graduate college to start building their credit history.