While she says she was a good saver, what pushed her toward investing was the realization that just saving would never get her close to a comfortable retirement. “Your actual savings account will diminish in its value over time. Danielle says she had a fear of investing, something Phil says opened
Many people take Social Security early and put off tapping into their IRAs and 401(k)s until they must. But that's the opposite of what most should do, because waiting until 70 to take benefits can pay off in more ways than one.
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 ...
Has the Kama Sutra, the ancient Indian treatise on love-making, often left you perplexed with its dozens of seemingly impossible sexual positions? Well, help may be at hand. As a traditionally conservative India slowly gets comfortable with talking about and indulging in sex without being prudish about
Royal Mail boss Moya Greene is to stand down later this year after eight years in charge of the company that saw her steer it through a controversial privatisation and settle a long-running pensions dispute with workers. The Canadian executive, who was previously boss of Canada Post, will hand over to
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding, marking a key step toward a first-ever statewide strike that builds on a movement for higher pay in other Republican-dominant states.
To most people, cockroaches are disgusting pests. To some, the insects are delicious fried snacks. To a few people, they are medicine. A Chinese farm is breeding 6 billion adult cockroaches a year for medicinal use, the first time in human history that so many of the insects have been bred and confined
India’s supreme court is a beleaguered house. Months after four judges pleaded their anguish against chief justice Dipak Misra, the feud has only turned more bitter. The court has since endlessly wrangled in public. Judges have berated one another, resorted to innuendos, and conferred through the press