Tax & Finance

The Big Mac has been on the menu of McDonald’s, the largest fast-food chain in America, since 1967. It is the most famous sandwich in American cuisine. Back in 2007, on the sandwich’s 40-year...
What would morning breakfast be without the sound and taste of crispy and salty bacon combined with the yellow richness of eggs? It’s a mainstay on diner menus, whether served as a dish or as a...
You’ve saved and saved during your working years, and now it’s time to retire. Among the many decisions you have to make as you enter retirement is where to spend your golden years. While you may...
The July consumer price index numbers offered a glimmer of hope that inflation in the U.S. had started to slow. In June, consumer prices had been up 9.1% year over year. July’s CPI increased at a...
President Joe Biden’s executive order to wipe out some student loan debt raised immediate questions about how states would treat this relief for tax purposes. The plan forgives up to $10,000 in...
Gas prices across the nation reached levels unheard of in recent years, and they have become a topic of contention. Only a year ago, gas prices were just above the $2 per gallon mark, but since then...
Looking to supplement your Social Security payments after you retire? A 401(k) or an annuity can provide you with the funds you need to live, with no financial worries in your golden years. But...
If you have money to invest and you’d like to see it grow, there are several investment strategies you can use, including a passive investing strategy. This strategy involves putting money into an...
Like finding a good doctor, settling on a financial advisor is an important decision for your financial well-being. You will spend a lifetime accumulating wealth, and you want your nest egg to grow...
Nothing is more confusing and stressful than figuring out how much you will need to live comfortably in retirement. The big question is: What should you amass during your working years to fund a life...
Inflation has started to cripple the U.S. economy. Consumer prices, as measured by the consumer price index, were 9.1% higher this June compared to the same time last year. This rate of inflation is...
Inflation, according to the consumer price index, rose 9.1% in June, compared to the same month a year ago. This pace is higher than in any month since November 1981. It threatens to drive the...
Think your investing days are over when you retire? Think again. After amassing your retirement portfolio during your working years, you still must invest your money to keep it growing and providing...
If you got $100,000 burning a hole in your pocket, you can spend lavishly on material goods or a trip, try your luck at a casino, or do online sports betting. Or you can invest the cash. 24/7 Wall...
The first half of the year was one the markets would like to forget. The Standard & Poor’s 500 stocks benchmark fell about 21% in the first six months of 2022, the most of any first half of any...