Why is it fair that a couple can receive a doubling of the standard deduction yet doesn’t receive a doubling in the state and local interest deduction? http://buffalonews.com/2017/12/16/gop-tax-bill-penalizes-married-couples-and-larger-families/
How any local representative could sell out the constituents who have elected them by abolishing the state income tax deduction is difficult to fathom.
If you know you will have to write a check soon, don’t try to be cute and eke out a little more money out of the stock market. You don’t want those dollars to be subject to market fluctuations.
In today’s economy, where many people work on short-term contracts and their lifestyles keep changing, it can be risky to invest in a home unless you plan on living there for many years.
Collins’s actions and the news release that followed raise a serious question. The concerning issue is whether he was trying to trade or encouraging someone else to trade based on inside information.
Overly conservative or however flawed, the 4% rule remains a guide for retirement income planning for a lot of financial planners.
You need to find out to what extent your spending is based on real needs or simply based on a need to feel better about yourself or your situation.
Oftentimes investors box themselves in — in terms of future financial options — by worshiping solely at the altar of tax-deferred retirement accounts.
President Trump’s tax reform plan would potentially hurt upper-income New Yorkers, and maybe even the middle class, compared to taxpayers in other states.