Personal Finance

9 Smart Places to Retire

If you are among the growing number of people thinking about moving in retirement, we have some great suggestions—in fact, 12 of them. Each of the cities and towns here is home to at least one college or university that offers access to concerts, interesting lectures and sports (without final exams and 8 a.m. French [...]

By |2019-07-08T13:47:48+00:00July 8th, 2019|Personal Finance|0 Comments

Don’t Make These 7 Retirement Savings Mistakes

We all know it’s important to save for retirement. Even if you’re saving for retirement, some common mistakes might cause you to run out of money in retirement. Avoiding these 7 retirement savings mistakes can increase the chances that you’ll be able to grow your portfolio and outlive your money. 1. Not starting as early as possible No [...]

By |2019-07-01T13:32:41+00:00July 1st, 2019|Personal Finance|0 Comments

Divorced Taxpayer Gets Win In Court Over Money She Didn’t Get To Keep

“Taxes are what we pay for a civilized society.” That quote from Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., can be found over the main entrance of the Internal Revenue Service office in Washington, D.C., noted Judge Robin Rosenbaum, writing for the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. But, she added, “even Justice Holmes would likely [...]

By |2019-06-24T15:44:08+00:00June 24th, 2019|Personal Finance|0 Comments

The latest victims of the student debt crisis — parents

As college costs rise, more students are hitting the federal student loan limits. Increasingly, their parents are borrowing to make up the difference. As of the latest tally, parents have collectively borrowed nearly $90 billion to pay for their children’s college education. There’s no doubt that college is expensive. Tuition and fees for a four-year [...]

By |2019-05-13T13:39:04+00:00May 13th, 2019|Personal Finance|0 Comments

First-year challenges of TCJA implementation require broader penalty relief

As the first filing season that implements the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), P.L. 115-97, moves forward, many taxpayers are becoming frustrated to learn that their refunds are smaller or they owe money for the first time. The substantial uncertainty surrounding the TCJA’s implementation and the updated federal tax withholding [...]

By |2019-03-18T13:31:39+00:00March 18th, 2019|Personal Finance|0 Comments

Hospital Drug Prices Are Up to 7 Times Greater Than Medicare Pricing

A new study shows something many healthcare patients know all too well: hospitals are charging significant premiums on some of the most-used prescription drugs. In a new study of 34 hospital systems, Wall Street firm AllianceBernstein found that the average drug prices in a hospital are three to seven times higher than what Medicare charges [...]

By |2019-02-18T13:51:24+00:00February 18th, 2019|Personal Finance|0 Comments