Gains from stocks and mutual funds are taxed at a lower rate than regular income. But those aren't the only investments from which you can get the lower capital gains rate.
It's a great month to buy a Kindle Fire HD, a big-screen HDTV, and an Ivy Bridge laptop. Plus, look for lots of freebies on Tax Day.
Tax pros estimate twice as many Americans will need to file gift-tax returns this year, after rushing to give away assets during the 'fiscal cliff' frenzy.
Prioritizing your financial wants and needs can be tricky, but doing so is essential for good fiscal health.
Working parents can save on their taxes through the child-care tax credit or by using a flexible spending account. Do the math to see which works better for you.
Lots of businesses, offices and schools ask you to provide a Social Security number when they don't need it. Handing it over could expose you to identity theft.
Dionne Warwick is the latest in a long list of celebrities who failed to properly manage their money.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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