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How a Move Can Change Your 529 Plan Tax Deduction
529 Plans

How a Move Can Change Your 529 Plan Tax Deduction

The tax deduction you get for contributing to your state’s 529 plan can disappear if you move to another state.
February 26, 2019
Why You Need an Umbrella Policy
insurance

Why You Need an Umbrella Policy

Adding extra liability coverage to your auto- and homeowners-insurance policies can protect your finances from expensive lawsuits.
February 20, 2019
Do I Need Extra Insurance for My Drone?
insurance

Do I Need Extra Insurance for My Drone?

Before your drone takes to the sky, see if your insurer will cover any damages the unmanned aircraft may cause to others or their property.
February 20, 2019
How Changes in Income Affect Medicare Premiums
Medicare

How Changes in Income Affect Medicare Premiums

Medicare beneficiaries can see their premiums go up if their income rises, although for some that increase will be only temporary.
February 19, 2019
Ex-Workers Get More Time to Repay 401(k) Loans
401(k)s

Ex-Workers Get More Time to Repay 401(k) Loans

If you leave your job while you have an outstanding 401(k) loan, Uncle Sam now gives you extra time to repay it -- thanks to the new tax law.
February 14, 2019
Tap an IRA Tax-Free With an HSA Rollover
IRAs

Tap an IRA Tax-Free With an HSA Rollover

You can convert tax-deferred money in a traditional IRA into tax-free cash by rolling it over to a health savings account and using it to pay for medi…
February 8, 2019
Tax Breaks for Charitable Work
Tax Breaks

Tax Breaks for Charitable Work

Here’s why it’s important to have a detailed log of your expenses while working with a charity.
January 31, 2019
Fighting a Drug Coverage Denial
insurance

Fighting a Drug Coverage Denial

These workarounds should help curb the Rx stalemate.
January 31, 2019
Know the Benefits of a Roth 401(k)
investing

Know the Benefits of a Roth 401(k)

Determine whether it’s important for you to have tax-free money in retirement.
January 31, 2019
How to Opt Out of Credit Card Offers
credit & debt

How to Opt Out of Credit Card Offers

[Question]I recently received a credit card offer in the mail that listed a web address where I can request to opt out of all prescreened credit card …
January 31, 2019
Child-Care Tax Breaks for Working Parents
Tax Breaks

Child-Care Tax Breaks for Working Parents

Working parents may be able use their flexible spending account along with the child and dependent care credit to save on taxes when paying for child …
January 29, 2019
Tax Forms You Need to File Your Return
taxes

Tax Forms You Need to File Your Return

You need the following forms to verify income, deductible expenses and charitable gifts when filing your income tax return.
January 28, 2019
How Does the Government Shutdown Affect Medicare?
Medicare

How Does the Government Shutdown Affect Medicare?

Plus, find out about the partial shutdown's impact on health coverage for veterans and government employees.
January 22, 2019
Switching to a New Medicare Advantage Plan Gets Easier
retirement

Switching to a New Medicare Advantage Plan Gets Easier

New rules in 2019 give consumers more time and options to change their Medicare Advantage plan if they don't like it.
January 16, 2019
Using a Health Savings Account to Pay Long-Term-Care Premiums
long term care

Using a Health Savings Account to Pay Long-Term-Care Premiums

You can tap an HSA to pay the premiums for a long-term-care insurance policy, but the amount you can withdraw tax-free depends on your age.
January 11, 2019
Teenage Drivers and Auto Insurance Liability Limits
Insurance

Teenage Drivers and Auto Insurance Liability Limits

If your family's car insurance liability limit is too low, you could be on the hook for thousands of dollars.
January 4, 2019
What You Need to Know About Taxes on Rental Income
taxes

What You Need to Know About Taxes on Rental Income

Before renting out your home, familiarize yourself with the tax implications.
January 4, 2019
Protect Your Assets With an Umbrella Insurance Policy
insurance

Protect Your Assets With an Umbrella Insurance Policy

A $1 million policy can cost as little as $150 per year.
January 4, 2019
How to Add a Personal Liability Umbrella Policy
insurance

How to Add a Personal Liability Umbrella Policy

Some insurers require that you have both auto and home insurance with their company before they sell you an umbrella policy.
January 3, 2019
Why You Should Have Umbrella Liability Insurance
insurance

Why You Should Have Umbrella Liability Insurance

This inexpensive coverage can protect property owners from lawsuits.
January 3, 2019
Should You Buy Renters’ Insurance Through a Landlord?
insurance

Should You Buy Renters’ Insurance Through a Landlord?

Think twice. You may be able find a cheaper policy elsewhere.
January 3, 2019
Recouping Social Security Benefits
retirement

Recouping Social Security Benefits

If you haven't yet reached full retirement age and have returned to the workforce, expect for your benefits to be reduced.
January 3, 2019
When to Use Virtual Doctors' Visits
insurance

When to Use Virtual Doctors' Visits

You can save big compared to an in-person doctor visit or a trip to the emergency room.
January 3, 2019
Financial Prep for Natural Disasters
investing

Financial Prep for Natural Disasters

Make sure you have enough insurance to cover the full cost of rebuilding your home after a fire or other catastrophe.
January 3, 2019
The 11 Most Valuable Personal-Finance Lessons of 2018
Financial Planning

The 11 Most Valuable Personal-Finance Lessons of 2018

How to reduce taxes and medical bills, help the next generation save for retirement and protect against identity theft were some of the issues on read…
December 28, 2018
Last-Minute Questions on RMDs from Retirement Accounts
retirement

Last-Minute Questions on RMDs from Retirement Accounts

As the deadline approaches for older savers to take required minimum distributions from retirement accounts, readers raise some tricky questions about…
December 24, 2018