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 ...
On the evening of February 17, 2018, Professor Mary Beard posted on Twitter a photograph of herself crying. The eminent University of Cambridge classicist, who has almost 200,000 Twitter followers, was distraught after receiving a storm of abuse online. This was the reaction to a comment she had made
Tampa General Hospital is throwing its support behind a bipartisan proposal that, if passed by Congress, would allow it and other large health care systems to challenge how the government estimates additional Medicare payments.
The questions that kids ask about science aren’t always easy to answer. Sometimes, their little brains can lead to big places that adults forget to explore. That is what inspired our series Science Question From A Toddler, which uses kids’ curiosity as a jumping-off point to investigate the scientific
Can a CEO be effective without having to make a lot of executive decisions? Reed Hastings is living proof that it can be done. In an interview with TED curator Chris Anderson in Vancouver last week, the 57-year-old Netflix CEO and co-founder piqued the audience with his leadership philosophy: “I pride