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  • Personal Finance Q&A: 529 plans vs. education tax breaks

    Personal Finance Q&A: 529 plans vs. education tax breaks
    Dear Liz: You recently mentioned in your column that you can't use any of the three education tax breaks — the American Opportunity Credit, the Lifetime Learning Credit or the tuition and fees deduction — for expenses paid with 529 college savings plan money. This has me wondering if those 529 plans are really worth it.
  • Lawmakers support bills favoring police over other unions

    Lawmakers support bills favoring police over other unions
    In corridors up and down the state Capitol, support for law enforcement is clear. Lawmakers adorn their doors and windows with black-sashed state police emblems to honor a trooper who died and another who was wounded by an alleged sniper in September....

    Apodaca: These allegations are not past their sell-by date

    Sometimes while digging through my refrigerator I come across an iffy artifact past its sell-by date. If it doesn't pass the smell test, into the trash it goes. Like my forgotten fridge items, a new allegation that years ago Newport-Mesa School...

    Retirement savings smaller in South Florida

    Retirement savings smaller in South Florida
    It's tough to save for retirement when you're working in South Florida. People here had an average of 20 percent less than the national average in their 401K retirement accounts — $76,700 vs. $91,800 — by the end of March, according to a...

    Paying for son's college weighs on serious Seattle-area savers

    KENMORE, Wash. Jennifer Ferdinand and Todd Parker have steady jobs, pensions and retirement accounts. They keep their spending in check and expect to pay off their home mortgage after 15 years. In short, the Seattle-area couple are well-positioned for...