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It’s safe to say that this year has been a wild ride and there’s a good chance that your finances have taken a hit as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and all that’s followed.
Taxpayers have any number of deductions and credits that they can take to reduce their tax burden, but those looking to get a break for their investing activities have a more limited menu of choices. If you're an investor, you'll want to optimize your tax situation with strategies beyond the traditional ones – earned income credits, interest write-offs and the like. And the deadlines for making these moves are key to remember if you want to lock in your tax break for this year.
U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, reaching record lows for the 13th time this year amid fresh signs of weakness in the pandemic-ravaged economy.
U.S. long-term mortgage rates rose this week. They remain at historically low levels, now around a percentage point below a year ago.
The British government plans to increase its ability to prevent foreign investors from acquiring strategic assets amid increasing concern about the threat to national security posed by potentially hostile states such as China and Russia.
J.C. Penney is on course to emerge from bankruptcy by Thanksgiving, after a U.S. bankruptcy court approved the sale of the ailing 118-year-old retailer to its two largest landlords and its primary lenders.
Expect to have cable TV in your home throughout retirement? That’s a lump-sum cost of $86,000, says T. Rowe Price, which sounds shockingly high, right?
Even with mortgage rates hovering near all-time lows, rising home prices are putting more pressure on buyers to come up with a bigger down payment.
We fawn over real estate because it's visible. We can see it and brag about it and host in it and inherit it and, most importantly, gooseneck at others' homes, with the supposed values conveniently posted on the Internet. This is not the same as stashing money smartly.
Washington state has asked the Department of Social and Health Services to examine options for a 15% budget cut after a projected $9 billion shortfall is expected over the next two years.
U.S. long-term mortgage rates were little changed this week after marking a new all-time low last week.
U.S. long-term mortgage rates slipped this week as the key 30-year loan marked a new all-time low for the 11th time this year.
The global economy's recovery from the pandemic recession is tentative and uneven and “marked by significant uncertainty” as confirmed coronavirus cases spread in many countries, international finance ministers warned Thursday.
WASHINGTON — U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week as the key 30-year loan reached a new all-time low for the tenth time this year.
The first bill comes when you pay the remodeler; the next ones come through higher property taxes.
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers cut back on their borrowing in August, with credit card use dropping for a sixth straight month, reflecting caution in the midst of the pandemic-triggered recession.
If a billionaire who has his name on a bunch of golf courses and buildings can get away with paying just $750 in federal income taxes in 2016 and just $750 again in 2017, well, anyone cranking out a 1040 on TurboTax has to be wondering what they’re doing wrong.
First it was toilet paper. Disinfectant wipes. Beans. Coins. Computers. Now, desks are in short supply because of the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON — Most Americans view the nation’s economic situation as bleak, but a rising percentage also see signs of stability six weeks before Election Day — if not reasons for optimism.