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After no cost-of-living increase in 2016, benefits will rise 0.03% in 2017. For the average recipient, that's about enough to buy an extra latte each month.
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If you meet the age and income requirements, interest on your I and EE savings bonds is tax-free if you cash in the bonds to pay tuition and fees.
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Even if you've been happy with your Part D prescription-drug plan or Medicare Advantage plan, compare your options for 2017.
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The higher your income, the better the FSA looks.
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If you're married, the IRS life-expectancy table you use depends on the age of your spouse.
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These strategies will help you stretch your tax savings.
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Large employers are making changes to mitigate rising health care costs.
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Here's what you need to know.
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Sometimes it makes sense to cancel a conversion and get the chance for a do-over.
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The cost of prescription drugs will begin to drop for beneficiaries.
Surviving spouses may be able to exclude a portion of home-sale profits if they meet certain criteria.
Money that's left in these college-saving funds are subject to income taxes and an early-withdrawal penalty, except in some circumstances.
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Start by looking up the insurer’s complaint volume and how quickly those complaints were resolved.
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The rules are different for HSAs and retirement accounts.
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If you live in a state that doesn't have one of these new tax-advantaged plans yet, you can open one in another state.
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You can use the money tax-free to cover care for dependents of all ages while you work.
Sellers who use Redfin cut the commission to the selling agent by half—or more.
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