Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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

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 · Bankrate.com

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 · Bankrate.com

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 · Bankrate.com

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 · Bankrate.com

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

Monday, December 24, 2012 7:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Here are some loose ends that anyone planning for retirement should tie up by year’s end.

Thursday, November 08, 2012 1:07 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Real estate investors are facing potentially higher capital gains taxes next year.

Tuesday, October 02, 2012 11:42 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Wealthy homeowners and property investors may be hit with a confusing surtax.

Sunday, September 16, 2012 6:00 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Here are four financial housekeeping chores that are worth doing now — before 2013 financial changes kick in.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 5:15 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Unresolved tax issues of the so-called fiscal cliff could raise the cost of selling property.

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