You announced your nuptials to family and friends, but don’t forget to notify the SSA, IRS and USPS. Read more in this Tax Tip.
Stocks traded slightly lower today on Wall Street. Brands such as Caterpillar, Bank of America, Walt Disney and Cisco took a breather. Stocks slipped Tuesday following five consecutive record closings for the Dow.
A grantor retained annuity trust may allow you to transfer assets to heirs while minimizing gift taxes. Read all about it in this Financial Tip.
Monday’s session ended in the green zone. The Dow closed at a fifth-straight record level, led up by the likes of Merck, Boeing, and American Express. Brands managed to rebound off earlier low levels after news of less-than-stellar retail sales levels and industrial production data in China initially impacted trading.
Friday’s session closed out in positive territory. McDonald’s, DuPont, Walt Disney, and 3M stood out among advancers on the Dow. Stocks stepped up amid the release of better-than-expected monthly jobs data.
It might be nice to never have a mortgage payment; however, paying cash for your house is not always the best choice. We explain in today’s Marietta Daily Journal.
Home office deductions have always been tricky. For 2013, the IRS tried to simplify it with a safe-harbor method. Read all about it in this Business Tip.
Thursday’s session ended well into green territory. The Dow closed at a third-consecutive, all-time high level. Bank of America, Alcoa, and JPMorgan led the way. Stocks stepped up amid news of falling jobless claims and a rising trade deficit.
Ted Parrish, CFA, joined Biz Asia America’s panel on what Americans should expect as the budget cuts go into effect. Watch the Interview
It is possible to make disability insurance more affordable—and it’s often one policy that is too important to go without. Read how in this Insurance Tip.