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You may be able to postpone taking your first required distribution from an IRA until the following year, but that can trigger a bigger tax bill.
See More On: Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) | 401(k)s | IRAs
Retailers will add hundreds of thousands of seasonal workers for the holidays. How to find a job—and possibly turn it into a permanent position.
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Service members who joined armed forces in recent years must decide whether to stay in the military’s old retirement system or join the new one. Here’s how to choose the system that’s best for you.
See More On: Saving for Retirement | Family Finances | Financial Planning
Health savings accounts provide a triple tax break to consumers. Contribution limits are going up slightly in 2018, but so are deductibles for eligible policies.
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New parents and those with pre-teens can save on taxes (for now) when paying for child care by signing up for an employer's dependent-care flexible spending account.
See More On: Family Finances | Tax Breaks | Tax Planning
If you're signing up for Obamacare for 2018, you'll have less time to buy coverage for next year, but here's help finding the right policy more quickly.
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A donor-advised fund is a tax-savvy way for families to pool their charitable dollars and create the next generation of philanthropists.
See More On: Wealth Management | Estate Planning | Family Finances
Many hurricane victims are still waiting for payments from insurers or disaster assistance from FEMA to make home repairs. In the meantime, here are ways to raise money to get fixes under way.
See More On: Home Remodeling & Maintenance | 401(k)s | IRAs
The tax filing rules for qualified charitable distributions can be tricky. You must specify how much of your required minimum distribution is taxable and why part of the distribution is tax-free.
See More On: IRAs | Leisure Spending | Tax Breaks
You'll be able to stash an extra $500 in a 401(k) or other employer-sponsored retirement plan in 2018. But the maximum annual IRA contribution will stay the same.
See More On: Saving for Retirement | 401(k)s
For both types of retirement account, you need to take required minimum distributions after you turn age 70½. But there are differences in how and when you take the money.
If the worst happens, your homeowners insurance will cover leaks and burst pipes, or water that comes into your home through your roof and windows. But it doesn't cover flooding.
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The infamous "doughnut hole," the coverage gap in which you pay a big portion of Part D drug costs, will shrink a bit more next year.
You can file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid as early as October 1 -- and the sooner, the better.
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Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands will be recovering for years from Hurricane Maria's destruction. If you want to help the islands and their residents, check out these charities.
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A paycheck can temporarily reduce Social Security payments if you're drawing benefits before your full retirement age.
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You can't give your required minimum distribution from a 401(k) to charity without triggering a tax, but you can donate your 401(k) RMD tax-free if you roll the money over to an IRA.
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