We are told the winter holidays are supposed to be a magical time of deep connection with loved ones, good meals, warm fires and gift-giving. And yet, for many of us, the winter holidays don’t live up to our expectations, because we don’t know how to strike the right balance between rest and productivity.
Get Big Tax Breaks for 2022 by Acting Now
It’s time to make year-end tax moves. With inflation way up and markets way down for 2022, there’s plenty to track.
What the IRS’s New Tax Brackets Mean for You
Many Americans will see their tax burden drop next year because of inflation adjustments made by the Internal Revenue Service. Some will benefit more than others.
Social Security Retirement Benefits
Social Security was originally intended to provide older Americans with continuing income after retirement. Today, though the scope of Social Security has been widened to include survivor, disability, and other benefits, retirement benefits are still the cornerstone of the program.
Retirement Legislation Awaits Further Action
Legislation that could benefit people with individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and workplace retirement plans is currently moving through Congress.
Medicare: The Basic Facts
Here are some basic facts about Medicare that you should know.
I think it’s time to start planning for retirement. Where do I begin?
Although most of us recognize the importance of sound retirement planning, few of us embrace the nitty-gritty work involved. With thousands of investment possibilities, complex rules governing retirement plans, and so on, most people don’t even know where to begin. Here are some suggestions to help you get started.
Should I Buy or Lease a Car?
There is no definitive answer—you must determine which option works best for you. Use these simple guidelines to help you decide.
How Can I Reduce My Spending
To reduce your spending, you first need to know where your money goes. Start out by keeping track of all of your expenses for a month. None are too small or insignificant.
How can I protect myself against identity theft?
The chance that someone will assume your identity to open fraudulent bank or credit accounts is increasing as thieves become more sophisticated. The best way to protect yourself is to try to prevent this from happening in the first place.