Month: August 2017

“Just because someone shares something on Facebook, doesn’t mean they’ve checked out the group,” Borochoff said. And while taxes might not be at the forefront of your mind right now, remember that charitable donations are tax-deductible if you itemize your return instead of taking the standard deduction, so keep your receipts. Among the well-known groups
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So how will this historic and dramatic breach between a Republican president and the business community be closed? In a word: carefully. Businesses will have little choice but to continue to interact with the White House on some level but in a way that acknowledges how devastating and dangerous dancing with this administration can be.
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Home improvement shares jumped in early trade Monday as Tropical Storm Harvey continued to dump rain on Houston, Texas. Shares of Lumber Liquidators jumped 3.6 percent, while Lowe’s rose 1.2 percent and Home Depot climbed nearly 1 percent. Shares of power generator manufacturer Generac fluctuated after peaking 1.5 percent higher. The S&P 500 gained overall
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Fraud is becoming a bigger threat to your retirement security — even if you think you’re too sharp to fall for a scam. One 2015 report estimated that older Americans lose $36.5 billion each year to financial scams and abuse. The problem is growing, and researchers say older adults experiencing cognitive decline are just a
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Meanwhile, Roth IRAs offer a somewhat different approach, because the money you’re putting into the account is after-tax rather than pretax. Thus, once you own the account for five years, there is no limit or penalty on the withdrawal of the contributions you’ve put into the plan (though withdrawing any investment earnings does trigger tax
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Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Moving boxes sit stacked outside of a home in Princeton, Illinois. The simplest way is to classify your belongings into four separate categories: keep, donate, dispose and sell, according to Pickett. “That starts to crystallize the process,” she said. She cautions those cleaning house to lower their expectations
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Russian aluminium giant Rusal reported a 48 percent rise in second-quarter core earnings on Friday due to a higher aluminium price, and pointed to a positive outlook for the second half as supply in China tightens. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) rose to $510 million from $344 million in the same quarter
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Finally, Cramer spoke with Rick Bergman, the CEO of Synaptics, a company that develops interface solutions like displays, touchpads and fingerprint sensors. “Some of the key cycles are really in our favor,” Bergman told Cramer on Thursday. “There’s a big transition ongoing in the smartphone market around new display types, and over the last several
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Fidelity’s calculations include premiums, cost-sharing provisions and out-of-pocket costs associated with Medicare parts A, B and D — but does not include other health expenses such as over-the-counter medications, dental services and long-term care. “Estimates are calculated for ‘average’ retirees, but may be more or less depending on actual health status, area of residence and
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