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1:52 a.m. Nov. 29, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
5 ways Joe Biden can advance his tax agenda (without a Senate majority) With two Senate seats up for grabs, what does this mean for families thinking about their tax bill in a Biden era? With two Senate seats up for grabs, what does this mean for families thinking about their tax bill in a Biden era?
4:01 a.m. Nov. 28, 2020 - By Morey Stettner
How to get older without screwing it up From kindness to exercise and learning TikTokFrom kindness to exercise and learning TikTok
6:01 a.m. Nov. 23, 2020 - By Krystal Barker Buissereth
Let’s put 2020 behind us and do a financial reset After the challenges of 2020 we could all use a little financial self-careAfter the challenges of 2020 we could all use a little financial self-care
12:03 a.m. Nov. 7, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
‘Diverse perspectives lead to better decision making’: Ariel Investments’ John Rogers Jr. pushes corporate boards to have their own ‘Jackie Robinson moment’ Black households are almost twice as likely not to have any stock-market investments, one recent study showsBlack households are almost twice as likely not to have any stock-market investments, one recent study shows.
7:40 a.m. Nov. 4, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Attempts to raise state income and property taxes get mixed reception from voters A California proposition increasing commercial property assessments to fund schools is still closeA California proposition increasing commercial property assessments to fund schools is still close.
4:03 a.m. Nov. 3, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Paid time off on Election Day is common this year — but many workers don’t know it ‘It’s not unusual for people not to be aware of the specifics they are being afforded by their employers, sadly.’‘It’s not unusual for people not to be aware of the specifics they are being afforded by their employers, sadly.’
6:34 a.m. Nov. 2, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
‘It’s a grim cut off’: Washington abandoned a stimulus deal, so much of America’s temporary financial safety net will expire The help that Americans have been getting with rent, unemployment benefits, student loans, paid leave and more is scheduled to end soonThe help that Americans have been getting with rent, unemployment benefits, student loans, paid leave and more is scheduled to end soon.
6:10 a.m. Oct. 31, 2020 - By Richard Connor
Trying to find the most tax-friendly place to retire? It’s not so simple Social Security, pensions, housing, inheritances — and everything else — are taxed differently depending on where you liveSocial Security, pensions, housing and inheritances are taxed differently depending on where you live
5:49 a.m. Oct. 28, 2020 - By Paul Brandus
How did Trump lose senior citizens? Stakes are high for older Americans — and their votes — as election day loomsStakes are high for older Americans — and their votes — as election day looms
3:11 a.m. Oct. 24, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Some wealthy Americans are already prepping their finances for a Joe Biden presidency — here’s how One San Francisco accountant finishes every client conversation with a discussion about what a Biden administration could mean for portfoliosOne San Francisco accountant finishes every client conversation with a discussion about what a Biden administration could mean for portfolios.
9:10 a.m. Oct. 16, 2020 - By Morey Stettner
Retiring in a pandemic? Here’s how to get closure and fight off loneliness Saying goodbye virtually can be joltingSaying goodbye virtually can be jolting
11:59 p.m. Oct. 14, 2020 - By Kerry Hannon
Resort owner, baker, independent filmmaker: Entrepreneurs flip the switch on the pandemic A wedding cake business switches to virtual cooking classes, and other pandemic pivotsHow these small-business owners have managed to survive in a COVID-19 era.
11:14 a.m. Oct. 13, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump’s lawyers want Supreme Court to put turnover of his tax records on holdPresident Donald Trump on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to put on hold an appeals court ruling that Trump’s accountant must immediately turn over tax records to a New York state prosecutor, setting up a decision from the high court that could come before Election Day.
5:52 a.m. Oct. 12, 2020 - By Nancy Collamer
Pay cuts, long hours, at-home distractions: How to manage COVID work burnout Four ways to recognize and combat the ill effectsDo you feel stressed, anxious or depressed at work these days? You’re not alone.
8:33 a.m. Oct. 6, 2020 - Associated Press
Florida governor permits extension of voter-registration deadline after site crashFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis extended the state’s voter registration deadline Tuesday after unexpected and unexplained heavy traffic crashed the state’s online system and potentially prevented thousands of enrolling to cast ballots in next month’s presidential election.
8:34 a.m. Oct. 5, 2020 - By Paul Brandus
Social Security missteps could push millions of elderly Americans into poverty At the very time people need help the most, it’s harder to get At the very time people need help the most, it’s harder to get
12:35 a.m. Oct. 1, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
The $1.7 trillion question that did NOT come up during Trump-Biden presidential debate This issue affects millions of Americans, and has become especially prescient during the COVID-19 pandemicThis issue affects millions of Americans, and has become especially prescient during the COVID-19 pandemic.
11:59 p.m. Sept. 30, 2020 - By Diane Eastabrook
Is it safe to retire in a college town in the pandemic? Sports, concerts, classes, lectures, restaurants, a vibrant social scene—many of the things retirees enjoy aren’t there, or they feel unsafe doing themCollege towns are often economically vibrant communities that promote healthy aging. But times have changed.
6:19 a.m. Sept. 29, 2020 - By Kerry Hannon
This is why so many women face poverty in their old age Being a caregiver is financially and emotionally draining. But you can plan for itBeing a caregiver is financially and emotionally draining. But you can plan for it
4:15 a.m. Sept. 26, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
As Ginsburg’s death reshapes the future of the Supreme Court — here are 4 upcoming cases with money implications for families and companies Issues on the docket include copyright law, regulations tied to prescriptions and unsolicited text messagesIssues on the docket include copyright law, regulations tied to prescriptions and unsolicited text messages.
5:48 a.m. Sept. 24, 2020 - By Richard Quinn
Making these small spending and saving changes can buy you a better retirement 10 easy ways to save $870,00010 easy ways to save $870,000
6:13 a.m. Sept. 21, 2020 - By Jonathan Clements
10 money lessons I wish I’d heard — or listened to — when I was younger Buying a house shouldn’t be your top goal — retirement should beBuying a house shouldn’t be your top goal — retirement should be
11:21 p.m. Sept. 19, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Federal law now gives some parents paid time off to help their kids with remote learning Worried about missing work if your child’s school suddenly closes? You may be eligible for paid time offWorried about missing work if your child’s school suddenly closes? You may be eligible for paid time off.
3:06 a.m. Sept. 17, 2020 - Associated Press
Medicare administrator Verma said to have paid private consultants nearly $6 million in taxpayer money for personal image-building campaign The consultants, many with Republican ties, billed taxpayers up to $380 per hour for work largely aimed at polishing the profile of Medicare administrator Seema Verma, say congressional investigatorsThe consultants, many with Republican Party ties, billed taxpayers up to $380 per hour on work largely aimed at polishing the profile of Medicare administrator Seema Verma, congressional investigators write.
12:03 a.m. Sept. 17, 2020 - By Brittany Anas
Love working from home? Here are 20 of the best jobs and careers for being remote There’s been an increase in remote job listings in areas like customer service, medical and health, computer and IT and educationHere are some of the most common remote job titles and the fields that tend to excel in an online work environment.
10:14 a.m. Sept. 16, 2020 - By Liz Weston
If you relocated across state lines, beware of this big tax headache Multistate taxation could become an issue for more people and companiesIf the pandemic has you working remotely in another state, even temporarily, you might have to file an extra tax return.
10:30 a.m. Sept. 15, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Tents fit for a wedding reception and artfully constructed wooden bandstands: Welcome to outdoor classrooms during a pandemic — and now for the bad news ‘We have several children who are runners, and that terrifies us. In a building you can control the situation, but outside you can’t,’ says Rosier-Rayburn, a special-education teacher. ‘We have several children who are runners and that terrifies us. In a building you can control the situation, but outside you can’t,” says Rosier-Rayburn, a special-education teacher.
7:20 a.m. Sept. 15, 2020 - By Paul Brandus
Just because it’s easier to raid your retirement accounts doesn’t mean you should Need cash during the pandemic? Some options are better than othersNeed cash during the pandemic? Some options are better than others
6:58 a.m. Sept. 11, 2020 - By Virginia K. Smith
As months of closures wear on, New York City yoga studios move online—or shut their doors permanently Even online classes are not making up for the lost revenue stream from in-person sessionsWhile the Paycheck Protection Program was a shot in the arm for struggling studios, more aid is needed to prevent further closures.
2:14 a.m. Sept. 8, 2020 - Associated Press
Peter Strzok says he saw Trump as counterintelligence risk while at FBI — and still doesA new book by Strzok traces his arc from veteran counterintelligence agent to the man who came to embody Trump’s public scorn of FBI and his characterization of its Russia investigation as a “witch hunt.”
4:20 a.m. Sept. 5, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
45 states have been approved to offer $300 extra in unemployment benefits — only 6 have started to distribute it An executive order by President Donald Trump called for distributing an additional $300 in weekly unemployment benefits from a $44 billion fund set aside for disaster reliefAn executive order by President Donald Trump called for distributing an additional $300 in weekly unemployment benefits from a $44 billion fund set aside for disaster relief.
9:52 a.m. Sept. 2, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
U.S. economy softened in August, Fed’s Beige Book finds, as some temporary layoffs turn permanent ‘Continued uncertainty and volatility related to the pandemic ... a theme echoed across the country’, Fed Beige Book saysThe U.S. economy expanded in August, but many parts of the country experienced slower growth amid lingering anxiety over the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest “Beige Book” findings.
12:02 a.m. Sept. 2, 2020 - By Amrita Jayakumar
Moving? What you should know about doing it in a pandemic It’s going to take more planning and more moneyBe prepared for extra expenses, and try these tips to make moving day safer.
5:01 a.m. Aug. 21, 2020 - By Paul Brandus
Guess who’s moving in? Mom and Dad Millions of Americans have new roommates: their extended familyMillions of Americans have new roommates: their extended family
6:34 a.m. Aug. 19, 2020 - By Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell
9 ways to help you stay safe when you go back to the workplace Millions of American workers are facing this challenge now that workplaces are opening back upEmployment and health experts recommend taking these steps to protect yourself and your family.
7:14 a.m. Aug. 18, 2020 - By Sean Pyles
Have you showered lately? It’s time to become a real work-from-home pro How to make the transition from a novice remote worker, set up boundaries, and recognize what makes you productiveYou’re likely to be doing it for a while—now is a good time to find a sustainable setup for the coming months.
11:40 a.m. Aug. 15, 2020 - By Kerry Hannon
Are you facing early retirement? Here’s how to prepare Financial advisers offer suggestions on this tricky decisionMany older workers who’ve lost jobs or been offered early retirement severance packages are choosing to pack it in.
9:17 a.m. Aug. 15, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
Americans worry the economy will suffer for a long time—but it hasn’t stopped them from spending Federal aid gave the economy a boost. Now what? If we go by what Americans think, the economy stinks. If we go by what they do, an ailing economy is getting better.
3:45 a.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - Associated Press
Critics of Trump White House decry latest ‘Friday night massacre’ as postmaster general sidelines two dozen USPS officials Obama has said Trump administration is ‘undermining the Postal Service in an election that’s going to be dependent on mail-in ballots’Former President Barack Obama has said Trump administration is ‘undermining the Postal Service in an election that’s going to be dependent on mail-in ballots.’
10:43 a.m. Aug. 7, 2020 - By Erin El Issa
Women and credit: In the 1990s, women made strides in politics, and pop culture rewrites what it means to be a girl Four women were elected to the Senate, and the Family and Medical Leave Act was passedThis series examines the financial progress made by women in the U.S. since the Equal Credit Opportunity Act was passed in 1974.
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