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  • How to raid your IRA or 401(k)

    When you don’t have a choice, here’s how you can avoid the penalties for taking money early from your retirement accounts.

    Apr 06, 2015
  • Jean Chatzky: Buy a home now?

    Whether you’re talking interest rates, PMI or new down payment requirements, 2015 may be the last best year to buy. Here’s how to do it right.

    Apr 06, 2015
  • Final Four winning bets are taxable

    A new men’s NCAA basketball champ will be crowned on April 6. Also that day thousands of folks will cash in on their office betting pools. Now just don’t forget about the taxes.

    Apr 02, 2015
  • IRS catches millions of math mistakes

    Apparently Americans can’t add, subtract, multiply or do other math, at least not when working on their tax returns. Last year, the IRS caught 2.3 million math mistakes.

    Mar 31, 2015
  • Tax system concerns aren’t personal

    A recent poll found that most people aren’t too upset about their own tax bills. However, they do worry that corporations and the wealthy aren’t paying their fair share of taxes.

    Mar 26, 2015