You might pay less in taxes next year, but don't thank the politicians in Washington. Thank inflation.
You've been through winds and high water. Take advantage of any tax deductions to soften the blow.
Exactly who would pay more and how much is unclear. But cherished deductions like the one for mortgage interest are targeted.
President Obama's top economist fields questions from MSN Money readers.
One idea to encourage savings is to lower the tax rate on interest earned on savings accounts.
It's meant to be economic stimulus, but why not use it to bolster your personal finances?
You have until Dec. 31 to go through your stuff and make a noncash tax-deductible donation. Here's how.
VIDEO ON MSN MONEY
Copyright © 2013 Microsoft. All rights reserved.
Quotes are real-time for NASDAQ, NYSE and AMEX. See delay times for other exchanges.
Fundamental company data and historical chart data provided by Thomson Reuters (click for restrictions). Real-time quotes provided by BATS Exchange. Real-time index quotes and delayed quotes supplied by Interactive Data Real-Time Services. Fund summary, fund performance and dividend data provided by Morningstar Inc. Analyst recommendations provided by Zacks Investment Research. StockScouter data provided by Verus Analytics. IPO data provided by Hoover's Inc. Index membership data provided by SIX Financial Information.
Looking for a contrarian play? Consider these names that show signs of institutional selling.
The Market Dispatches column has been discontinued. Here's where to find the latest stock and business news on MSN Money, and the latest from market writer Charley Blaine.
MONEY & POLITICS
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.
Your No. 1 priority needs to be keeping safe. But after that, you can save yourself some grief by making careful records -- and keeping all your receipts.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.