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Tax and Estate Planning

May 18

Would Trump's tax plan make your mortgage break worthless?

Only the wealthiest homeowners would benefit from itemizing.

May 11

Student loans just got more expensive

Beginning in July, interest rates on new government loans are set to rise.

May 4

Where the winners and losers are in the housing recovery

Most U.S. homes are worth less than before the crash.

May 2

Thinking about buying your first home? Try this calculator

A new tool lets users make an easy comparison between the cost of owning and renting a home.

May 2

Why more couples are using postnuptial agreements

Also known as a postmarital agreement, it's an increasingly popular variant of the prenuptial agreements that engaged couples have been signing for decades.

April 27

This generation is most susceptible to an IRS scam

Hint: It's not who you think.

April 20

The future of tax preparation? Getting your taxes done without answering a single question

A TurboTax executive discusses why Americans procrastinated this tax season and the future of tax preparation.

April 20

More millennials who live at home don't work

Among 25- to 34-year-olds living at home, one in four is neither enrolled in school nor working, according to new data from the Census Bureau.

April 12

How your tax data could be sold on the internet

Your tax information is far more valuable than your credit card data.

April 12

Here's the countries where taxes are highest

Spoiler: The U.S. is not number one.

April 7

How you can reduce what you spend on tax preparation this year

Credit Karma tries to break into the business with a $0 product.

April 7

Here's where millennials lag behind their baby boomer parents

Millennials are less likely to be married, living with children or own a home than their parents were at their age.

April 6

How criminals trick people out of their life savings

A fraud investigator shares tales from the dark side of human nature.

March 30

New IRS rules allow a risky, 'silent' protest of the Affordable Care Act

Americans have reasons to think they might get away with not paying what they owe.

March 29

10 ways to put extra cash to work to bolster your finances

Certified financial planners offer practical suggestions for using excess cash to get in better financial shape.

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