Your son or daughter applied to colleges and decided where to spend the next four years. Now all you have to do is figure out how to pay for it.
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.
The changes on deductions and personal exemptions might be trivial, but
some of the revisions on other forms are more significant.
For most people, long-term capital gains are taxed at 15%. Take advantage of the zero-percent capital-gains rate for 2015.
When you retire, your life changes in many ways, and so do your finances. Here, note the differences in handling 401ks, pensions and company stocks.
Here's another resolution for the new year: File your tax return as soon as possible. The sooner you file, the sooner you'll get your money back.
Taxes are an unpleasant fact of life for most people, but planning ahead
can make the task a little easier.
Congress left a package of tax cuts under the tree as lawmakers beat a hasty retreat from Washington for the Christmas holiday.
Thanks to the continuing political gridlock in Washington, 2015 wasn't a big year for major changes in the tax law.