Dec 15, 2011
The holiday madness is upon us. But, between shopping and holiday party planning, taxpayers can still take steps to save on their 2011 taxes. There are a few last-minutes opportunities to consider by December 31.
Dec 12, 2011
Here are some recent stories on a variety of personal finance subjects.
Dec 7, 2011
Matt Gardner discusses why cutting taxes to attract corporations doesn't really make sense.
Dec 1, 2011
Holiday giving is your last shot to slide in extra tax deductions for the year, but Marketplace's economics editor Chris Farrell says there are deeper motivations behind end-of-the-year donations.
Nov 23, 2011
The clock is ticking on any last minute savvy tax moves for 2011.
Nov 22, 2011
I max out contributions to my workplace 401K and a traditional IRA (I no longer qualify for a Roth). Should I be doing more to save for retirement? Are there other retirement vehicles available to me or should I continue investing in non-retirement accounts (e.g., direct purchase of mutual funds and/or stocks through my brokerage account)? Sandra, Silver Spring, MD
Nov 10, 2011
It's a bipartisan bill introduced yesterday by Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill), Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn), and Mike Enzi (R-Wyo). The Senators say...
Nov 2, 2011
Citizens of Colorado voted down a tax plan that would have helped out cash-strapped schools in the state.
Oct 25, 2011
Perry's plan is an optional 20 percent flat tax. Herman Cain has his flat tax. So what are the contours of the GOP candidates' approach to taxation? What do they mean for the economy?
Oct 13, 2011
One of the most widely-reported parts of "Obamacare" was the 10 percent tax on tanning salons that was added to the bill. The tax was intended to...