5 Surprising Expenses Medicare Won’t Cover
If you thought Medicare would help you pay for dental work, hearing aids and home health care, you'd be wrong.
Time’s Up on These Tax Changes January 1
Tax Day is April 18, 2017, but Dec. 31, 2016, is the last day to make most changes that will affect taxpayers' 2016 returns.
It’s 2017. The IRS Just Changed Your Clients’ Tax Brackets
In its annual bid to avoid bracket creep for taxpayers, the IRS has issued its new tax brackets and thresholds for 2017.
Liability Costs Driving Up Long-Term Care Bills
Actuaries found that liability losses amounted to an average of $218,000 per claim, or $2,350 per long-term care bed.
U.S. Consumer Confidence Jumps to Highest Level Since 2001
Measure of Americans’ expectations surges to a 13-year high after Trump election; more households expect better economy, labor market in year ahead.
Former FDIC Chair Bair Has a Plan to Reduce Student Debt
Now president of Washington College, Bair likens the student loan crisis to the home mortgage crisis she dealt with in the past.
9 Years Later, Workers Still Recovering From Great Recession
Less than 40% of workers say they have recovered financially from the recession that started in December 2007, a study finds.
Lawyers for Wealthy Await Trump’s Estate Tax Plan
Despite Trump’s vow to end the tax, trust and estate professionals don’t appear panicked that a revenue stream is about to dry up.
El-Erian Says Sustaining Trump Rally Depends on Germany, China
"It’s not just about implementing policies at home," he says, adding that today's valuations suggest no policy mistakes or accidents.
Calamos to Become Fully Private Money Manager
The company strikes a deal to sell its remaining minority stake to two executives for $8.25 a share.