What comes with a new year? Changes to the federal tax code, of course. And 2016 is no exception.
Tax breaks aren't just for millionaires. Regular folks get them, too. Take retirement saving, for example.
Experts weigh in on how much house you can buy based on income, credit score and other factors.
Make the financial moves on this list soon, and you'll dramatically
increase your odds of a happy financial future.
The changes on deductions and personal exemptions might be trivial, but
some of the revisions on other forms are more significant.
When you're young and vigorous, retirement seems far off.
But putting off saving is a mistake.
Membership in the “800 Club” isn’t impossible — nearly 20 percent of
consumer credit scores are above that mark, according to MyFICO.com.
Now that it's the beginning of the year, what should I be doing to improve my personal finances?
Lately, concerns about the global economy and the plunge in the stock
market have driven rates on 30-year mortgages below 3.8 percent.
For most people, long-term capital gains are taxed at 15%. Take advantage of the zero-percent capital-gains rate for 2015.