Online currencies like the Bitcoin are one day likely to alter government policy, just as the bond market did in the 1990s
April 15 is just around the corner — Monday, to be exact. For many people, it can be a time fraught with anxiety. Here’s how to handle six of the what-ifs most likely to keep you up at night.
For Americans, the economy is likely to remain sluggish for several years, but the long-term outlook isn’t nearly as bad as the pessimists say
It’s no secret that big corporations are adept at paying as little in taxes as possible, and that one of the most commonly used strategies for tax avoidance is keeping profits earned at foreign subsidiaries abroad in order to escape the U.S.’s relatively high corporate tax rate on those earnings. But according to a recent article in …
Although you wouldn’t know it by the weather, April is fast approaching. And that means in the coming weeks, millions of Americans will be breaking out their W-2s and their favorite tax software to figure out exactly how much …
More than a million Americans have their tax refunds stolen by identity thieves every year — and that number is skyrocketing.
Every year the tax code changes, at least slightly, and last year was no exception. Here are the most significant recent developments that should figure into your thinking as you prepare your 2012 tax returns and begin to think …
Think about it: A tax refund is just that — a refund of your own hard-earned money. It’s not a gift or a stroke of good fortune. The problem is that most people don’t look at tax refunds this way.
Many of the costs faced by typical American households are rising faster than the official inflation statistics indicate.
Since the recession ended, the economy has never grown fast enough to make up for lost ground – and that’s helping to keep household income depressed for as much as half the population.
The American Bankers Association, the lobbying group that represents America’s banking industry, has recently launched an ad campaign across Washington D.C. aimed directly at the nation’s credit unions. The print version of the campaign is to the point, reading simply:
“Today credit unions are a $1 trillion industry that pays no …
The Fed has no good choices. If easy money ends, the economy will slow even more. But continuing the policy risks inflation