Posted: Sun,24 Mar 2019 05:36:26 GMT
Lisa Rowan - Senior Writer and On-Air Journalist
Kelly Fedynich of Morristown, New Jersey, loves to travel. The teacher, 28, had used a rewards credit card before. She had even accumulated enough points to visit Iceland and fly to Florida...
Posted: Sun,23 Sep 2018 01:29:51 GMT
Tyler Omoth - The Penny Hoarder
OK. That vacation cost a little more than expected. And then the car broke down. Now you have debt starting to pile up. Yuck.
Posted: Fri,07 Sep 2018 12:07:18 GMT
Jen Smith - The Penny Hoarder
No matter how far or near you are to retirement, you probably know it’s important to be putting something away for your future self.
Posted: Tue,24 Jul 2018 01:19:43 GMT
Jen Smith - The Penny Hoarder
How to Save in Your 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s if You Want to Retire Someday
Articles with titles like “How Much You Should Have Saved for Retirement at Every Age” are super clickbaity and mostly end up being depressing.
Posted: Thu,14 Jun 2018 02:17:30 GMT
Jen Smith - The Penny Hoarder
Social Security, Medicare Reserves Are Going Dry, but We Aren’t Doomed Yet
If you were optimistic about the future of Social Security and Medicare to support you in retirement, you won’t be after this.
Posted: Sat,19 May 2018 03:13:35 GMT
Desiree Stennett - The Pennt Hoarder
Mortgage Rates Are Going Up. Here’s How Much That Could Cost You if You Buy
If you’re eager to buy a new home, now may not be the time to make the biggest purchase of your life. That’s because the average interest rate has spiked to 4.61%, according to The Wall Street...

Posted: Mon,16 Apr 2018 03:45:12 GMT
How Much
What does it mean to be rich? An oft-cited study from a few years ago suggests that money does in fact buy happiness—to a point. Earning an annual income of $75,000 is directly correlated to...

Posted: Fri,30 Mar 2018 04:11:36 GMT
Lindsey CopelandMarch 29, 2018
Last week, Congress passed and the President signed legislation to fund the federal government for the remaining six months of fiscal year 2018 (FY18). The spending package, known as an omnibus,...

Posted: Thu,18 Apr 2019 03:02:43 GMT
IRS Tax Tip 2019-44, April 18, 2019
The IRS just issued an updated publication with information for individual taxpayers and business owners unable to pay their taxes. This electronic pub, Offer in Compromise Booklet (PDF), helps...
Posted: Wed,17 Apr 2019 03:19:27 GMT
IRS Tax Tip 2019-43, April 17, 2019
Just like taxpayers who file their taxes by the April deadline, those who filed an extension should also do everything to make sure their tax return is complete and accurate. Errors on a tax...
Posted: Wed,10 Apr 2019 04:48:20 GMT
Tax Tip 2019-39, April 10, 2019
With the April tax filing due date just a few days away, taxpayers should remember to both file and pay any taxes they owe by the deadline. Taxpayers who do not file and pay timely will see their...
Posted: Wed,03 Apr 2019 03:45:15 GMT
IRS Tax Reform Tax Tip 2019-35, April 3, 2019
Claiming Dependents
As they are preparing their 2018 tax returns, taxpayers should remember that personal exemptions are suspended for 2018. Taxpayers can’t claim a personal exemption for anyone on their tax return....
Posted: Tue,26 Mar 2019 03:01:42 GMT
IRS Tax Tip 2019-30, March 26, 2019
A Tax Credit that Helps Millions of Americans
All individual taxpayers and families should claim tax credits for which they are eligible. Tax credits can not only reduce the amount of taxes owed, but some can result in a tax refund. The...
Posted: Thu,21 Mar 2019 05:08:37 GMT
IRS Tax Reform Tax Tip 2019-28, March 21, 2019
Tax Reform Brought Significant Changes to Itemized Deductions
Tax law changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affect almost everyone who itemized deductions on tax returns they filed in previous years..
Posted: Wed,20 Mar 2019 05:34:04 GMT
IRS Tax Reform Tax Tip 2019-27, March 20, 2019
Overview of Tax Reform
Major tax law changes affect every taxpayer filing a 2018 tax return this year. To help taxpayers understand these changes, the IRS created several resources that are available on IRS.gov.
Posted: Wed,13 Mar 2019 06:36:32 GMT
IRS Tax Reform Tax Tip 2019-23, March 13, 2019
Business Taxpayers Should Take Another Look at Their Estimated Tax Payments
Taxpayers who pay quarterly estimated tax payments may want to revisit the amount they pay.
Posted: Mon,11 Mar 2019 03:10:28 GMT
IRS Tax Reform Tax Tip 2019-21, March 11, 2019
Tax Reform Changes to Fringe Benefit Deductions Affect Business’s Bottom Line
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act includes tax law changes that affect businesses and the 2018 tax returns they file this year. One change is to fringe benefit deductions, which can affect both a business’s...
Posted: Wed,27 Feb 2019 05:53:17 GMT
IRS Tax Reform Tax Tip 2019-15, February 27, 2019
Here’s How Tax Reform Affects Taxpayers Who Claim the Child Tax Credit
Many people claim the child tax credit to help offset the cost of raising children. Tax reform legislation made changes to that credit for 2018 and later. Here are some important things for taxpayers...

KHN

Posted: Wed,20 Mar 2019 04:23:55 GMT
Michelle Andrews - Kaiser Health News
Medicare doesn’t pay for an annual physical, but it does cover an annual wellness visit focused on preventing disease and disability by coming up with a “personalized prevention plan” for...
Posted: Mon,18 Mar 2019 05:08:59 GMT
Julie Appleby - Kaiser Health News
Some websites consumers use to buy their own health insurance don’t provide full information on plan choices or Medicaid eligibility, and appear to encourage selection of less comprehensive...
Posted: Fri,22 Feb 2019 05:09:18 GMT
Rachel Bluth - Kaiser Health News
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services launched this month the “What’s Covered” app, designed to provide yes-or-no answers about what services are covered under traditional Medicare....
Posted: Thu,31 Jan 2019 05:01:37 GMT
Steven Findlay - Kaiser Health News
Ads For Short-Term Plans Lacking ACA Protections Swamped Consumers’ Online Searches
People looking for insurance during the recent open enrollment period were frequently directed to websites promoting plans that are not required to offer the federal health law’s consumer guarantees.
Posted: Mon,28 Jan 2019 04:22:38 GMT
Elisabeth Rosenthal
Analysis: Pulling Back Curtain On Hospital Prices Adds New Wrinkle In Cost Control
Hospitals must publicly reveal the contents of their master price lists.
Posted: Wed,16 Jan 2019 04:57:55 GMT
Rachel Bluth - Kaiser Health News
‘Gigantic Gaps’ In Health System Showing Up In Crowdfunding
Fundraising for medical expenses leads this crowdfunding website and, according to its chief executive, highlights a deep national need to address the high costs of health care.
Posted: Mon,07 Jan 2019 03:42:19 GMT
Phil Galewitz - Kaiser Health News
Medicaid Plans Cover Doctors’ Visits, Hospital Care — And Now Your GED
These private insurers say improving education can help enrollees achieve a healthier lifestyle, so some pay for the tests and find ways to assist people studying for the exams.
Posted: Thu,03 Jan 2019 02:56:28 GMT
Shefali Luthra - Kaiser Health News
How The Government Shutdown Affects Health Programs
Medicare and Medicaid are fine, but the food safety component of the Food and Drug Administration and bio-threat surveillance done by the Department of Homeland Security are among the public...
Posted: Tue,18 Dec 2018 05:51:34 GMT
Rachel Bluth
Health Care Is Where The Jobs Are. But What Kind Of Jobs?
More Americans are now employed in health care than in any other industry.
Posted: Fri,14 Dec 2018 04:20:47 GMT
Steven Findlay
Health Insurance Costs Crushing Many People Who Don’t Get Federal Subsidies
Health Insurance Costs Crushing Many People Who Don’t Get Federal Subsidies