Your Year-End Tax To-Do List: A 5-Step Plan

Tens of millions of Americans don’t even start thinking about their taxes until a few days before April 15. But if you’re interested in turning over less of your hard-earned money to Uncle Sam, it pays to start paying attention

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Year-end Tax Planning for the Fiscal Cliffhanger

Originally Posted on Yahoo Finance

To do year-end tax planning right, you should take a two-year perspective. You don’t want to make a move that lowers your 2012 tax bill but raises your 2013 tax bill by more. But right

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The Best Place to Earn Interest on Your Safe Money… It’s Not a Bank

By Dr. David Eifrig, editor, Retirement Millionaire (Daily Wealth | Original Link)

Tired of big banks paying foolish executives millions of dollars with your tax money?

Tired of wondering if your bank will lose another $6 billion by making risky …

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The Lincoln Guide to Personal Finance

Originally Posted on WiseBread

The Treasury Building is just a short walk from the White House, making it an easy stop for any president to visit.

President Abraham Lincoln, who invested most of his presidential salary in Treasury bonds, didn’t

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What Obama’s Win May Mean For Personal Tax Planning

Uncertainty about who will occupy the White House is over now that President Barack Obama has been re-elected, but uncertainty about taxes is still with us. There is no need to feel paralyzed though.

Tax advisers say it is possible

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Obama Wins: What’s Next for Your Personal Economy

Article Originally Posted on Daily Finance

Barack Obama has been re-elected as the president of the United States.

A nail-bitingly close election, with the economy consistently being named as the top issue, has been decided.

Here are a few things

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5 Reasons You Should Invest in ETFs

Originally Posted at Street Authority

After World War II, a new U.S. economy and the desire to put money away against another GreatDepression drove the investing public to mutual funds. Today, more than 44% of U.S. households invest more than …

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5 Simple Ways to Cut Your Monthly Expenses

Originally Posted at Daily Finance

At the beginning of this year, I decided to pay off my credit card and stick to a serious monthly budget. I was excited to pursue this goal, but I was also nervous. After all, …

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7 Valuable Benefits You May Not Even Know You Have

Originally posted on Yahoo Finance

Most of us know about Social Security, Medicare, our employer’s retirement plan and IRAs, but if you’re like many Americans, you could be eligible for other benefits worth tens or even hundreds of thousands of …

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Planning for Trouble: Money and Estate Tips for Every Age

Originally Posted at DailyFinance

Planning for death, disability, or other personal tragedies is the last thing you may want to think about. Yet notplanning for those contingencies can leave families dealing with highly tense issues at times when they’re …

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