These will be greatly appreciated by your holiday recipients, and most will cost you nothing more than your time.
Federal spending cuts may bring changes to military pensions and benefits, including health care, which is nearly free now.
A number of measures that cut taxes for individuals and businesses have already ended this year. Those include relief from the AMT and sales tax deductions.
Exactly what proof you need to document and deduct your generosity varies by type of donation. Get the receipts even if you don't plan to itemize.
Having cut the cord 12 months ago, a long-time subscriber answers the question: Is it possible to survive on Netflix and Hulu alone?
Used wisely, your reward for 12 months of hard work can produce benefits for years to come.
Too much holiday cheer can mean thousands in fines and fees, doubled insurance rates and an interlock device in your vehicle.
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