Individual retirement accounts have been the ugly duckling of investments. More than 42 million households count on IRA's to help fund their retirement. IRAs started off simple in 1974, but like our tax code have grown more complex.
Perhaps you’ve taken stock of your retirement nest egg and found it a bit wanting. Uncle Sam wants to add a little extra rocket fuel to your retirement savings efforts. If you are 50 or older, you can take advantage of “catch-up” provisions in the tax code that allow you to contribute more to your
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act preserved or even beefed up many tax breaks available through workplace benefits programs. Here's how to make the most of those benefits.
If you're going to be late to file your taxes, make sure you file an extension. (Remember: it's an extension to file, not an extension to pay)
The funding deficit for U.S. state public pension systems rose to a record-high $1.4 trillion in fiscal 2016, a nearly $300 billion increase from fiscal 2015, according to a Pew Charitable Trusts report released on Thursday. The public worker retirement funds reported only $2.6 trillion in assets
As much as 85% of your Social Security benefits could be taxable if you have other sources of income, such as earnings from work or withdrawals from tax-deferred retirement accounts.
Allison Berlin is a personal stylist who has styled celebrities like Halle Berry, TV personalities like Stacy London from “What Not to Wear,” and worked for fashion magazines. “It’s a stigma that only celebrities use a stylist,” Berlin says. “There are so many affordable styling options now,” including
Americans aren't terrific at saving for retirement. Many are even worse when it comes to figuring out how much to spend once they get there. An actuary who's studied the issue for three decades recently ...
About 20 percent of JPMorgan & Co.'s 70 planned branches will be in low-to-moderate income communities in Baltimore and Prince George’s County in Maryland, and Wards 7 and 8 in D.C.
Jim Bridenstine, perhaps the most politically controversial NASA administrator in history, was confirmed today (April 19) on a party line vote in the Senate, giving the US space agency a permanent leader for the first time in 15 months. The 50-48 vote puts the Oklahoma congressman in charge of the sprawling
While Beyonce’s stunning performance at the Coachella festival last weekend took months of planning and rehearsals, one dancer says there will be some surprises in store for the singer’s forthcoming set Saturday during Coachella’s second weekend. “Yeah, we’re switching up a couple things, so there could
Donald Trump and his advisors are increasingly worried that Michael Cohen—Trump’s longtime lawyer, whose home and offices were raided by the FBI last week—will be impelled to cooperate with federal prosecutors. “They’re going to threaten him with a long prison term and try to turn him into a canary that