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Take these seven steps before you leave on a trip to protect your identity and prevent hassles with your debit and credit cards.
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This is a good time of year to trim trees that might cause problems, before the start of hurricane season on June 1.
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A parent or other adult needs to manage a custodial account, but most brokerage firms offer the same investing choices, commissions and fees for custodial accounts as for regular accounts.
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Besides benefiting the charity, you may save a bundle on income taxes, as well as stay below the income cutoff for some other taxes and charges.
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There are two different ways to calculate the write-off. But to qualify, you must use your home office "exclusively and regularly" for your business.
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Beware costly penalties for not enrolling in Medicare on time.
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If you're just above the income cutoff for contributions, these strategies will help you meet it.
Your new grad can stash up to $5,500 a year in a Roth as long as she earns that much from a job, and the money she uses to fund it can be your gift.
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If you don’t sign up for a Part D prescription-drug plan when you become eligible for Medicare, you could face a penalty -- unless you already have other coverage.
When it comes to RMDs, simplified employee pensions have the same rules as traditional IRAs.
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You can withdraw up to the amount of a scholarship from your 529 account without paying a penalty on the earnings, even if you don’t use the money for eligible college costs.
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First, check to see whether they are still earning interest. If not, cash them in and invest the money somewhere else.
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You usually have to take RMDs from a Roth 401(k) after age 70½ — unless you convert the account to a Roth IRA.
You don't need to wait an entire year beyond your full retirement age to earn delayed retirement credits.
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How you will be taxed depends on the state in which you reside.
The IRS says it has $1 billion in unclaimed tax refunds for 1 million taxpayers from 2013. But the deadline to claim it is April 18.
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You may need to make some changes to assure a higher payout.
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