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Did You Sell an Old Desk Online? You May Receive a Tax Form.
9/30/2022 8:00 AM
A law requires online marketplaces to send out a Form 1099-K for sales of $600 or more. Most casual sellers will not owe taxes on the sales, but that’s not always clear...Read More
Confused by the New Mortgage Gimmicks? Here’s a Guide.
9/29/2022 3:04 PM
Mortgage lenders are offering incentives to borrowers, hoping to lure them even as rates soar. It’s up to consumers to sort it all out...Read More
Deadlines for Using Up Flexible Spending Accounts Return
9/16/2022 8:00 AM
Relaxed rules during the pandemic let workers carry over more of the pretax money, which must be spent on health costs or forfeited, but they’re expiring...Read More
Student Loan Forgiveness Is Complicated, Because This Is America
9/15/2022 1:08 PM
Instead of making higher education free, we subsidize it later through repayment plans and attempts at debt cancellation. The complexity is disrespectful...Read More
For More Certainty in Your Retirement Portfolio, Consider Annuities
2/7/2023 8:22 AM
Higher interest rates made annuities more attractive in 2022. Better quality products are increasingly available, but consumers still need to read the fine print...Read More
Is It Time for a High-Yield Savings Account? What to Know About Rates.
2/3/2023 8:00 AM
Some online banks offer yields of 3.3 percent or more, but savers may be reluctant to open one because they think it will be a hassle...Read More
Politicians Want to Keep Money Out of E.S.G. Funds. Could It Backfire?
1/30/2023 2:00 AM
States are supposed to act in the best interests of citizens and retirees. Divesting from E.S.G. funds and companies like BlackRock that run them may create legal jeopardy...Read More
Easy to Use, Mobile Payment Apps Are Also Easy to Misuse
1/28/2023 2:40 PM
While they have taken steps to help prevent mishaps, a new report finds they offer few protections if, for instance, users accidentally send money to the wrong person...Read More
Savings Accounts for Disabled People Are Opened to More of Them
1/20/2023 11:42 AM
Only those who became disabled by age 26 have been eligible for ABLE accounts. But Congress raised the age to 46, so more military veterans and others can qualify as of 2026...Read More
How Young People Are Saving Money in a Challenging Economy
1/20/2023 2:03 PM
Young people want to save for their futures, but balancing priorities has proved challenging during a time of economic instability...Read More

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