Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, November 30, 2015 2:19 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

In taxable accounts, your capital losses can be used to offset your net long-term capital gains.

Wednesday, February 04, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Read the fine print when you work with your investment professional. While they tend to be knowledgeable about taxes, there’s a disclaimer somewhere that they aren’t providing you tax advice.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 11:32 am
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

The president’s State of the Union speech will focus on ways to help middle-class savers while preventing high-earners from escaping taxes.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 5:08 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Investors can improve their after-tax investment returns by managing their tax exposure.

Monday, May 19, 2014 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Retirees should get past the idea that they should never touch principal.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 5:24 pm
By Allison Ross ·

Bitcoin is going to be treated like property, not currency, for tax purposes, according to the IRS.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 11:50 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Investment’s total return: more important than income an investor gets from dividends or interest.

Monday, September 02, 2013 6:05 am
By Kay Bell ·

A new study says don’t eliminate favorable capital gains tax rates, just tweak them to achieve tax reform goals.

Sunday, January 06, 2013 6:00 am
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Between the new Medicare tax and the increase in capital gains, some home sellers could be squeezed.

Wednesday, January 02, 2013 1:12 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

The top 2 percent of earners will see their investment income dented by higher taxes this year.

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