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January 26

How to find the cheapest tax prep software that's right for you

Caution to consumers: Free doesn't always mean free.

January 26

Your divorce may trigger hidden 401(k) fees

Getting a record keeper to fill out a legal document needed to divide a retirement account could cost more than $1,200.

January 26

Student loan borrowers may have accrued billions of dollars in avoidable interest charges

Government lawsuits accuse one of the nation's largest student loan servicers of taking shortcuts to minimize its costs.

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January 25

10 worst states for retirement

Some states just fall flat when it comes to creating ideal environments for retirees, according to a new report from WalletHub.

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January 25

10 best states for retirement

Some states boast a combination of features that simply make them better for retirees, according to a new report from WalletHub.

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January 20

10 best cities for jobs

Now is a great time to be looking for a new job, according to the latest research from WalletHub.

January 19

Some compensation is exempt from Social Security earnings test

Severance pay does not count, nor do trailing insurance commissions.

January 18

How Obama changed how you save for retirement

Donald Trump can undo the new rules on financial advisers but not the new skepticism of their advice.

January 18

How to take the pain out of doing your taxes

Seventy percent of Americans get a refund after filing their income taxes, yet many of us would rather go to the dentist than do the paper work.

January 12

Here are the biggest gripes about the Internal Revenue Service

A report produced annually for Congress includes 20 or more of the most serious problems taxpayers face when dealing with the agency.

January 12

Social Security to stop mailing paper statements — again

Budget restraints will limit paper benefit statements to those 60 and older.

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January 6

Bob Doll's 10 predictions for 2017

Nuveen Asset Management’s chief equity strategist sees some historic market events in 2017. But there are plenty of caveats to keep in mind.

January 5

Americans steadily boosting 401(k) deferral rates

The increase in contribution rates over the past few years has resulted in billions of dollars in additional retirement savings.

January 5

Social Security changes coming to beneficiaries and taxpayers in 2017

Whether you are receiving monthly checks or still paying in, be aware of these adjustments.

January 5

You can avoid your bank's overdraft fees if you know how

By shopping around, consumers can find banks that are less aggressive about collecting overdraft fees.

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