| Jan 13, 2008
Q: I'm in my 40s and work for a company that went private last year. I had been buying stock in the company, and because of the deal, I ended up with a lot of cash. I'm worried about what this will do to my taxes. Is there anything I can do about it? I...
| Jan 7, 2009
5 tips on recession investing
1. Cut spending, boost saving.
2. Avoid stocks if you need cash within five years.
3. Stay the course with retirement savings.
4. Still too nervous? Invest an IRA in CDs.
5. Younger? Be more aggressive.
| Jan 9, 2009
5 tips on saving for education
1. Prioritize your savings. Put away enough for retirement.
2. Cut spending, particularly as college years approach.
3. Maintain flexibility with your savings.
4. Seek financial aid and apply quickly.
5. Explore low-...
| Aug 17, 2009
| 12:31 PM
Stick to fundamentals
ABBY JOSEPH COHEN
Goldman Sachs senior U.S. strategist
"There is incredible investor uncertainty," said Cohen, who sees slow growth for the economy.
The recent 40 percent rally in the Standard & Poor's 500 was justified, she...
| Nov 29, 2009
Q I'm 23, and when I was young I didn't handle my credit cards well. I've stopped using the cards or shopping unless I need something. But I have a lot of debt. I don't even want to look at it because it makes me sick when I think about paying bills...
| Mar 15, 2010
| 9:36 AM
Q I feel like I can no longer afford to make my car payments. How much will it hurt my credit to turn my car back in?
C.Y., Bolivar, Pa.
A If you turn your car in, you will not be free of the debt. Your lender will continue to hold you responsible and...
| Feb 11, 2010
| 11:22 AM
There has been little normalcy in financial matters the last couple of years, which extends to tax strategies.
Several factors are affecting traditional year-end decisions taxpayers make to reduce their burden -- whether they are affluent or jobless....
| Feb 12, 2010
| 4:30 PM
You might be able to reel in some extra cash by filing the right tax forms — but be aware of at least one change that could cost you.
An array of tax cuts and refunds took effect in 2009 to spur the economy, so most Americans qualify for...