Tax & Finance

Dollar stores have been proliferating across the country in recent years, particularly in low-income and rural areas. Some people welcome the trend as they often open in under-served areas. Others...
Each year, Americans dread April 15 — Tax Day. However, the IRS announced in March that American taxpayers would have an extra month to file their federal income taxes, pushing Tax Day to May...
Though property taxes are generally set by local authorities such as cities, counties, and school boards, states often establish parameters in order to keep tax rates somewhat uniform. Each state,...
Big or small, some financial habits can zap a solid financial plan and leave smart savers with empty wallets. To avoid buyer’s remorse and similar guilt about neglecting your finances, you need to...
A gallon of gas cost an average of $2.80 in the United States as of early March. Gas prices recovered from their sharp dip during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, when prices fell as low as...
Healthy frozen dinners might once have been a contradiction in terms, but that’s so last century. Whether you’re limiting meat, fat and carbs, or maximizing your intake of healthy fiber and...
From dealing with unexpected medical costs to supporting adult children, Americans often find themselves facing expenses they weren’t anticipating in their golden years. Plus, it’s harder to save...
On Jan. 20, President Donald Trump left office, leaving behind a complicated and controversial legacy. What is not disputed, however, is that the stock market rallied during his presidency, with the...
As more and more Americans reach retirement age, an increasing number of people use their pension as their main source of income. Pensions are retirement plans that guarantee incomes to retired...
State governments are constitutionally granted the power to control taxes, make and enforce laws, and regulate commerce within their borders. With these tools, state governments across the country...
A gallon of gas cost an average of $2.40 in the United States as of late January. Gas prices recovered from their sharp dip during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, when prices fell as low...
President Donald Trump is set to leave office in a week’s time and leave behind a complicated and controversial legacy. What is not disputed, however, is that the stock market rallied during his...
Property tax regularly ranks among the least popular forms of taxation in the United States. Though property taxes are generally set by local authorities such as cities, counties, and school boards,...
Property tax regularly ranks among the least popular forms of taxation in the United States. Though property taxes are generally set by local authorities such as cities, counties, and school boards,...