Usually, profits you earn are taxable. However, if you sell your home, you may not have to pay taxes on the money you gain. Here are ten tips to keep in mind if you sell your home this year.
Whether or not we want to admit it, many of us are fascinated by clever infomercials or promotions for the latest gadget or invention. The land of the free is also the home of clever inventors and marketers who work hard to sell products that - they hope - make our life easier.
Scams against seniors and retirees are still rampant. Financial fraud against seniors is estimated to cost about $3 billion a year, according to a MetLife study. And one of the biggest scams this past year has been the IRS impersonation scam.
A person investing for retirement could hold on to tens of thousands of dollars more thanks to a new rule from the Department of Labor. It requires all financial advisers who provide investment guidance on retirement accounts to act in their clients' best interest.
Do you ever shop online for health products, like dietary supplements? Maybe you've seen various seals and certificates on sites you visit - showing that a site is secure, or that products on the site have been tested and evaluated. You'd think you could trust those seals and certificates - but unfortunately, that's not always the case.
You've started a new business and want to ensure you're doing everything right. So, when people claiming to be with the government call you to say you're violating the law, you may be inclined to do whatever they say to fix it...right?
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