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  • Calculating your estimated quarterly taxes

    Dear Liz: I recently retired and started my own consulting business, which is doing very well. My question is on taxes. I have been told that I must pay quarterly taxes, but I have no idea if I will make $10 this month or $10,000. How do I estimate my income if I have no idea? Can I just wait till the end of the year and figure it out then?
  • Sears to cut retirees' $37 monthly health care subsidy

    About 14,000 Sears retirees will lose a monthly health insurance subsidy as the languishing department store titan looks for ways to shave costs. Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings Corp. plans to send letters Friday to the 14,000 Sears, Roebuck & Co....

    Americans aren't saving for retirement [Commentary]

    Americans aren't saving for retirement [Commentary]
    We are headed for a retirement train wreck in this country. Employers continue to shift the burden of post-work income onto the shoulders of their employees, and nobody is saving enough money. But what is more alarming is this: More than a third of...

    50 most common questions about money and life after 50

    At least a decade ago, someone, somewhere declared, "50 is the new 30!" This rallying cry of baby boomers the last of whom are turning 50 as I type offers feel-good fuel for the midlife soul, except when we're talking about finances. A 50-year-old with a...

    Social Security Q&A

    Last week, I provided an update to the finances of the Social Security system ("Social Security: Broken, but not Broke). Considering that a total of 59 million Americans will receive some form of Social Security benefits in 2014, with payouts estimated at...