12 IRS Audit Red Flags for the Self-Employed
If you are self-employed, minimize the odds of the IRS giving your tax return a second look by avoiding these audit red flags.
A Financial Review in Early 2023 Can Optimize Your Strategy
How to Pick the Best Robo Advisor For You
Want to Increase Income? Focusing on 5 Elements Can Help
9 Best Stocks for Rising Interest Rates
Taxes in Retirement: How All 50 States Tax Retirees
Going to Court? What Do You Know About Your Judge?
State "Stimulus Checks" in 2023 – Which States Are Still Sending Payments
Residents in a handful of states could still receive a tax rebate check or other payment in 2023.
The 12 Best Stocks to Buy for 2023
The lesson of the past two years: Be ready for anything. Our 12 best stocks to buy in 2023 reflect opportunities in what's expected to be another uncertain economic backdrop.
Should You Leave Your Heat On All Day or Turn It Off? Which is Cheaper?
Which option will help you save on your energy bills?
Medicare Costs to Go Down in 2023
Lower-than-expected spending on an expensive drug and other things means beneficiaries will pay less next year.
Are You Rich? Latest Survey Results Provide Some Clues
personal finance How Americans measure wealth is changing. See what they think is the magic number for them to be considered rich, according to a 2022 Schwab survey.
Financial Freedom in Retirement Is All About Cash Flow
You may think accumulation is the most important part of the game, but income is like water: You can’t live without it.
Stock Market Today: Stocks Climb After Tesla Earnings, GDP
The electric vehicle maker reported record profit and revenue for the fourth quarter.
Q4 GDP Beats Expectations: What the Experts Say
GDP The latest GDP report shows that the economy avoided recession last year, but market pros say we might not be so lucky in 2023.
By Dan Burrows • Published
GDP Growth at the End of 2022 Will Not Last
Economic Forecasts Don’t put too much stock in the economy’s positive showing for the third and fourth quarters of last year.
By David Payne • Last updated
64 Best Dividend Stocks You Can Count On in 2023
dividend stocks Yield isn't everything when it comes to finding the best dividend stocks. Income investors know there's no substitute for regular dividend increases over the long haul.
By Dan Burrows • Last updated
How to Throw a $5,000 Wedding
savings Two brides share their tips for keeping the costs of a ceremony, reception, dress, invitations and more under control.
Amazon launches RXPass — its new subscription service for medication
Amazon's new program, RXPass, lets Prime members ship prescription medications to their homes for just $5 a month.
By Erin Bendig • Published
Why You Need Renters' Insurance
Renters' insurance is surprisingly affordable, and it can save you a lot of money if you need to make a claim.
By Emma Patch • Published
Electric Heat vs Gas Heat: Which is Cheaper?
Electric Heat vs Gas Heat: Which is Cheaper? Your choice could have a big impact on your winter bills.
By Ben Demers • Last updated
Family Business Survival Strategies as Tax Landscape Changes
tax planning Let's look at the main provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 and the tools family businesses have at their disposal to protect their interests.
How to Pay 0% in Taxes (Without Cheating)
capital gains tax Investors and retirement savers have many tools at their disposal to whittle their incomes down to a point where capital gains are taxed at a 0% tax rate. The magic number for couples? $83,350.
By Justin Goodbread, CFP®, CEPA, CVGA • Last updated
Tax Season is Here. What to Know Before You File
The IRS is accepting tax returns for the 2023 tax season, but there are some key things to know before you file.
By Kelley R. Taylor • Published
Am I Going to Be OK in Retirement? Yes, With Focus on 5 Key Areas
All it takes is protecting what you save, having an income plan, knowing your health care options, reducing your tax burden and making an estate plan.
By John Goodhue • Published
Are Annuities Good Investments? Weighing the Pros and Cons
Love ’em or loathe ’em, annuities can be a smart investment tool for the right person under the right circumstances.
6 Questions Your Financial Adviser Should be Asking
To effectively help you with your retirement strategy, a retirement professional must get a clear picture of what you have and what you need.
By Tyler Hill, Investment Adviser Representative • Published
Financial Planning Should Be Intergenerational
Overcoming the unspoken rule that money is too taboo a topic to discuss among family members is important going forward. The reality is that families, at some point, will need to be on the same page about wealth planning.
By Aditi Javeri Gokhale • Published
The 6 Safest Vanguard Funds to Own in a Bear Market
recession Batten the hatches for continued market tumult without eating high fees with these six Vanguard ETFs and mutual funds.
By Kyle Woodley • Published