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Policies can be prohibitively expensive in areas susceptible to hurricanes, but home buyers can take steps to make sure they’re not overwhelmed by the premiums.
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Workers with modest incomes are rewarded with a tax credit of up to $1,000 for saving for retirement.
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You may be able to write off all mortgage interest on a second home if you’re not renting it out for extended periods.
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The cost of hiring movers and traveling to a new home are tax-deductible if you meet the distance test.
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A $1 million policy can cost as little as $150 per year.
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Donating IRA money directly to a charity can satisfy your required minimum distribution and lower taxes, but IRA administrators vary on how to deliver your gift.
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Some or all of your withdrawals could be taxed, depending on how you made your initial investment and how you’re pulling money out.
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Families can avoid the penalty when money in a 529 plan isn’t used for college if the beneficiary meets the IRS definition of disability. You have other options to avoid the penalty, too.
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Health Savings Accounts are a tax-friendly way for workers to pay medical bills today and well into retirement. These strategies can help boost the funds in your HSA for when you need them the most.
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You can limit out-of-pocket medical costs left by the gaps in Medicare by shopping for medigap, prescription drug and Medicare Advantage policies. But timing is key.
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College students—or their parents— may be eligible for one of two tax credits that help offset the cost of tuition and other higher education expenses.
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Money in one of these state-sponsored accounts can be used tax-free to cover expenses for a disabled person. Here’s what it takes to qualify and the documents you need.
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Some solid options to make sure your traveling teen isn't penniless.
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Your teen may qualify for discounts, but first shop around for less-pricey coverage
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You can withdraw money tax-free for tuition, required books and fees, and even a computer and related software.
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Sign up for Medicare Part B no later than eight months after you leave your job or you could be hit with lifetime penalties.
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The amount of money that you recharacterize needs to be added back to your traditional IRA balance for year-end 2016 to calculate your 2017 required minimum distribution.