The president-elect is considering tax changes that could affect stock sales, selling a family business and leaving money to heirs. But we still don’t know how much he’ll be able to do.
Under the pandemic relief program, taxpayers can deduct up to $300, even if they take the standard deduction. And even if $300 doesn’t sound like much, it’s “a big deal” to the needy.
Owning actively traded shares can create conflicts of interest. Georgia’s Senate candidates agree. Will others? Mutual funds could be good for them.
Millions lost their insurance, along with their jobs, during the pandemic. But many people are eligible for financial help.
A new study found that two-thirds of all volunteers had started giving less of their time or stopped entirely.
The incoming administration has proposed a series of changes that could affect more than 42 million student loan borrowers. Here’s what to expect.
It’s an extremely difficult debt to discharge, and only a few hundred people a year even try. Here are the stories of some who succeeded — mostly.
Under President Trump, agencies have eased bans on Wall Street risk-taking and loosened consumer protections and anti-discrimination laws.
Wall Street had no better insight into the outcome of the election than a 3-year-old child, our columnist says. Best to rely on your own common sense.
Sarah Figueroa started Geojam with the goal of connecting fans at concerts. When those events were halted, the company decided to connect fans directly to the artists.
The pandemic has shown the need for a financial cushion. Now, some companies are offering programs that automatically deduct money from paychecks.
No matter who wins the presidency, a lot of people are going to be disappointed. Maybe even scared. But it’s no time to act rashly.
The money grows tax free, and can act as a sort of 401(k) for future health needs if invested. But just 6 percent of account holders do invest the savings.
It may be tempting, one economist says, to think that if your side wins, the economy will be all right. But no matter who wins, it may not be as good or as bad as you think.
Even before the pandemic, Social Security’s finances were under growing pressure. The next president and Congress will play a crucial role in what happens next.
Although life is unpredictable, these tips can help you attain a sense of control.