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Monday, April 6, 2020

The Week on Wall Street Modest declines in stock prices this week masked the volatile inter- and intraday price swings as investors digested poor economic data and a warning from the president that the worst days of the COVID-19...

Monday, April 6, 2020

If your child or grandchild has recently secured employment, pass along these helpful tips from the IRS: Don’t be surprised when your paycheck is smaller than you expect. Employers withhold taxes and pay them directly to the IRS....

Monday, March 30, 2020

If you’re on the lookout for a new job, you might be able to deduct some search-related expenses on your taxes. Here’s what the IRS wants you to know: You can only deduct expenses for a job search relating to your current...

Monday, March 30, 2020

An open-ended commitment by the Federal Reserve to support American businesses and capital markets along with the passage of a $2 trillion aid package improved investor sentiment and drove a strong rally in stock prices. The Dow Jones...

Monday, March 23, 2020

The Week on Wall Street The stock market suffered through another volatile week as it wrestled with the health and economic fallout of the domestic spread of the coronavirus. Swift and decisive actions by the Federal Reserve and policy...

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Monday, March 23, 2020

If you or someone you love is getting married, keep these important tax issues in mind. Taking care of them now can help reduce your stress at tax time. Change names: IRS rules require that the names and Social Security numbers on your...

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The Week on Wall Street Markets remained exceptionally volatile, buffeted by the spreading impact of coronavirus, uncertain responses from federal policymakers, and the sudden drop in oil prices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell...

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

April 15 was the tax filing deadline for most people in 2020. If you didn’t file a tax return or an extension to file, it’s not too late to take action. Here’s what you can do: File and pay soon. If you owe taxes,...

Monday, March 9, 2020

The Week on Wall Street Heightened coronavirus fears, falling yields, and Super Tuesday primary results sent stocks on a rollercoaster ride of sharp price swings, leaving stocks marginally higher for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial...

Monday, March 9, 2020

Tips for Gift Taxes If you gave someone money or property, you may owe taxes on the gift. Here are some tips to help you determine if your gift is taxable: Nontaxable Gifts. While the default assumption is that gifts are taxable, the...

Monday, March 2, 2020

Getting used to the clocks shifting back and forth during the onset and conclusion of daylight saving time can throw many of us for a loop, not to mention that “springing forward” tends to be more difficult than...

Monday, March 2, 2020

If you have a business and work out of your home, the IRS allows you to deduct certain expenses on your return. Here are a few key things to keep in mind: The IRS requires you to use your office (or a part of your home) for...

Monday, March 2, 2020

The Week on Wall Street Stocks fell sharply last week as Wall Street considered how the coronavirus outbreak might influence global business activity and household spending. The selloff became a correction for the U.S. markets. The S&P...