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Jobless Claims In U.S. Plunge To Lowest Weekly Tally Since 1973By: Kaight2 commentsEurope Readies Riposte To Trump's 'America First' Push In DavosBy: Kaight2 commentsIRS Releases New 2018 Withholding Tables To Reflect Tax Law ChangesBy: Ally677016 commentsDJIA 25,000 Crossed For First TimeBy: Kaight28 comments

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Posted by: Kaight  |   3 votes  |  2 Comments

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - European leaders will be out in force at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week to defend multilateralism before U.S. President read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   3 votes  |  8 Comments

With the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017, recharacterization of a Roth Conversion is no longer allowed. This begins with tax year 2018. This read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   4 votes  |  Comment

The NCUA is an independent agency of the federal government, and its operating budget comes from fees charged to credit unions and to the National Credit Union read more

Posted by: Kaight  |   2 votes  |  Comment

The United States Supreme Court agreed Friday to wade into the issue of sales tax collection on internet purchases in a case that could force consumers to pay more read more

Posted by: Kaight  |   8 votes  |  2 Comments

This seems to me another sign of America's strengthening economy, something which should be supportive going forward of higher interest rates for savers.  read more

Posted by: Kaight  |   5 votes  |  28 Comments

We ain't seen nuthin' yet.

Posted by: Ally6770  |   5 votes  |  16 Comments

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has updated the income-tax withholding tables for 2018 to reflect changes made by the new tax law. The updated tables reflect the read more

Posted by: 51hh  |   10 votes  |  23 Comments

Thinking about prepaying some of your 2018 taxes in advance of limitations imposed by the Republican tax plan? Well, forget about it. The final version of the tax read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   2 votes  |  Comment

For those that qualify--many options, many opportunities to have taxes done for free. Just make sure if someone does your taxes they have an EIN number and read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   3 votes  |  2 Comments

This article is from yesterday.  The accelerating losses are likely to be on display over the next week as the biggest United States banks report their read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   4 votes  |  1 Comment

From Bloomberg The underlying pace of U.S. inflation unexpectedly accelerated in December amid increased housing costs, reinforcing the outlook for the Federal read more

Posted by: Kaight  |   3 votes  |  Comment

The two-year Treasury yield jumped above 2 percent, marking a rebound to a key psychological level last seen just as the U.S. sank into the depths of the financial read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   2 votes  |  Comment

The Fed’s bond holdings comprise federal debt and securities issued by the government-owned mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. By diving into read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   4 votes  |  Comment

From Bloomberg System for backing up bank accounts to include other nest eggs That may help safeguard trillions of dollars in global markets U.S. financial firms read more

Posted by: alan1  |   3 votes  |  1 Comment

"As the legal markets for marijuana spread, a small credit union is solving a big problem: what to do with all the cash." (It's "Partner Colorado, a credit union read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   9 votes  |  Comment

Paying with credit cards is still the easiest and most effective way to avoid permanently losing money to fraud. It's far better than carrying cash, which read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   8 votes  |  3 Comments

New Medicare cards are comingMedicare will mail new Medicare cards between April 2018 and April 2019. Your new card will have a new Medicare Number that’s unique to read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   3 votes  |  Comment

Under second proposal, CFP Board tweaks pre-engagement client disclosure, clarifies rules for non-financial-planning advice

Posted by: Ally6770  |   5 votes  |  3 Comments

Many Americans have rushed to prepay their 2018 property taxes and save on their federal taxes, hoping to take advantage of a tax deduction that will be scaled back read more

Posted by: 51hh  |   5 votes  |  Comment

"The issue of Social Security is nearly invisible in the eye of the voter these days. Congress has just approved a massive tax reform without even a word about how read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   4 votes  |  11 Comments

For those who took a HE for a house renovation, or a car loan or a child's college education.-----Look for the deduction or exemption for a college age student read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   4 votes  |  3 Comments

Additional standard deduction amounts for the elderly and blind are still allowed.

Posted by: Ally6770  |   1 vote  |  Comment

10 percent. The share of the tax cut going directly to the middle class, according to a new JCT look at the blended package that House and Senate negotiators forged read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   2 votes  |  Comment

What kind of adviser should I work with?If you’re thinking about hiring a financial planner, read this primer first.

Posted by: Ally6770  |   2 votes  |  Comment

Republican lawmakers released the details of their tax code rewrite on Friday, which reconciles differences between the House and Senate bills.

Posted by: Ally6770  |   1 vote  |  3 Comments

The Republican tax bill would cut taxes for about 75 percent of filers in 2018. How would it affect you?

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   6 votes  |  Comment

Just received a press release from the FDIC about their newly released history of the financial crisis. An excerpt from the FDIC summary: The Federal Deposit read more

Posted by: Carpline  |   2 votes  |  Comment

Robert G. Wilmers, the longtime chairman and chief executive officer who drove M&T Bank Corp.'s growth from a small local bank into one of the nation's biggest read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   7 votes  |  1 Comment

But freezes are, for the moment, the best of a handful of limited tools we have to keep identity thieves at bay, and given the amount of fraud in the world these read more

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