All those points you racked up are at risk in Marriott hack

Hackers who gain access to rewards portals can redeem consumers' hard-earned points and miles for gift cards or hotel stays.

10 most tax-friendly states for retirees

Take a look at the best states to retire in when it comes to taxes.

Daniel Crosby: Why “too good to be true” usually Is

The self-esteem movement has ruined humanity because praise does not boost your ego, accomplishment does. Daniel Crosby breaks it all down in the 10th episode of "On Your Best Behavior."

Your Portfolio

Whiskey insurance is far from old-fashioned — demand is skyrocketing

The rise in prices and attendant need for insurance give a view into the changing landscape of alternative investments.

Your Portfolio

Latest stock rout reignites the debate between bulls and bears

Earnings, economic growth, Fed policy, trade policy and corporate credit are all in the mix as investors try to figure out which way stocks are heading.

Tax and Estate Planning

Tax law dilutes this important break after year-end

Taking a deduction for out-of-pocket medical expenses will face a higher bar in 2019.

Your Portfolio

Fed chairman Powell's positive effect on stocks may be exhausted

Latest rally leaves traders little room to ratchet down expectations for Fed rate hikes next year.

Tax and Estate Planning

IRS proposes no 'clawback' from higher estate and gift tax exemption

The tax agency says it won't try to collect retroactively when the higher exemptions expire in 2025.


Why seniors need travel insurance

Medicare doesn't cover medical costs outside the U.S.

Tax and Estate Planning

Hedge fund investors lose key tax break

Inability to deduct management fees will make the funds, which are struggling this year, even less attractive to investors.


Medicare high-income surcharges to increase in 2019

New top tier added for ultra-high-income retirees next year.

Your Portfolio

S&P 500 valuation floor is as wobbly as 2019 earnings estimates

Stocks look cheap after their losses this fall, but if earnings deteriorate, they could fall more.

Your Portfolio

Investors sour on market strewn with bombs

Whether it's crude oil, General Electric, bitcoin or bonds, things keep blowing up

Your Lifestyle

Thanksgiving turkeys are shrinking

Smaller birds for the holiday feast are another thing being blamed on millennials.


3 last-chance retirement moves for 2018

Complete rollovers, take care of qualified charitable distributions and be sure all funds related to a lump-sum distribution have been withdrawn.

Your Business

Learning from the woes of Sears, General Electric

Instead of continuing to think big, both companies dismissed the competitive forces that were chipping away at their business models.

Tax and Estate Planning

Getting divorced? Do it right now or pay much bigger tax bill

For divorces finalized starting next year, spouses paying alimony will no longer be able to deduct those payments.

Your Portfolio

All eyes on stock buybacks

Corporate purchases may be the only factor capable of sustaining the equity market's rebound, analyst says

Your Portfolio

Active managers failed to shine as equities tumbled last month

Growth managers did the worst, while value managers managed a better showing.

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