If you are a small-business owner, whether you hire people as independent contractors or as employees will affect the amount of taxes you withhold from their paychecks, as well as how much and what types of taxes you pay. Read this Tax Strategist for more.
With the many complexities in a divorce, pay close attention to the health insurance coverage for you and your children. Learn more in this week’s Insurance Tip.
Indices added slight gains on Thursday. Stocks climbed higher on a variety of economic news. The Commerce Department said that U.S. retail sales for December edged up by 0.1%, compared to a revised 0.4% lift in November.
If you have a disability or care for a parent or child with disabilities, you may qualify for a number of tax credits. Learn more in this week’s Tax Tip.
Indices ended mixed on Wednesday. Coca-Cola, Walt Disney and Chevron led the Dow’s decline. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq posted gains.
Stocks stepped up Tuesday. Financial brands such as Bank of America and Citigroup stood out among advancers on the Dow.
Stop limits and stop orders aim to get you a specified price on a stock, but they are not for use with every trade. Find out more in this week’s Financial Tip.
It’s reputation is boring, but is it time for Microsoft to shine? Ted Parrish, CFA, weighs in on why he likes the stock in this CNNMoney Article: Dance Ballmer, dance! Microsoft is back
Monday’s session ended with gains. Alcoa led the Dow’s ascent in anticipation of its earnings release. After the close of trading, the aluminum titan reported its first quarterly loss since 2009.