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  • Tapping retirement accounts penalty-free before 59 1/2

    Workers are retiring earlier these days, whether by choice or not, and many find they need to withdraw funds from retirement accounts prior to age 59 1/2. That's the age when account holders can take distributions from 401(k) plans and traditional and...
  • Housing costs are a greater burden in L.A. than elsewhere

    More Angelenos spend a large portion of their income on housing than people anywhere else in the country, according to a new study out Thursday from Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies. Fully half of the households in metro Los Angeles...
  • Shocked into reality by the Great Recession

    Anna Newell Jones knew she was living well beyond her means when the Great Recession struck: She was $24,000 in debt. What surprised her, though, was how quickly she climbed out of that hole during the agonizingly slow recovery. She had a lot of work to...
  • It's about quality, not quantity, when it comes to child literacy

    It's about quality, not quantity, when it comes to child literacy
    America's doctors have joined the chorus urging parents to read daily to their children, instead of handing over iPads or parking the kids in front of the TV. The American Academy of Pediatrics launched its "literacy promotion" campaign this week,...
  • Florida Democrats in Hollywood: schmoozing, strategy -- and money

    Florida Democrats in Hollywood: schmoozing, strategy -- and money
    Former President Bill Clinton cheered Florida Democrats on Saturday with recollections of the economic boom times during his presidency – and the hope his party will prevail in 2014 and beyond. To make that a reality, he helped the state’s...
  • Time is right to repeal the federal income tax

    Time is right to repeal the federal income tax
    A high-level official of the Internal Revenue Service declares her innocence before a congressional committee and then asserts the Fifth Amendment right that she had effectively just waived. Incriminating emails have surfaced, while others are declared...
  • Tough-on-crime policing hard on poor, author says

    Tough-on-crime policing hard on poor, author says
    Sociologist Alice Goffman is a 5-foot-2-inch white woman who grew up in privilege in Philadelphia's historic and affluent neighborhood of Center City. But over the course of six years — during part of her time as an undergraduate at the University...
  • Hogan tells veterans he would eliminate state income tax on military pensions

    Hogan tells veterans he would eliminate state income tax on military pensions
    Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan told veterans Wednesday that he would eliminate the state income tax on military pensions if elected. “This tax is not only bad economic policy, it’s also unfair to the men and women who have...
  • Exemption on gain from home sale not affected by fate of property

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: We've been offered enough money to pay off our current mortgage and net $250,000 cash from a developer who is assembling acreage to build townhomes. Will we be subject to taxes because it's not a sale where someone...
  • Rauner urges phase-out of income tax hike, broadening of sales tax

    Rauner urges phase-out of income tax hike, broadening of sales tax
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner proposed phasing out the state’s income tax increase, broadening the state’s sales tax to some services, and freezing local property taxes without voter approval as part of a strategy that he said...
  • How Tea Party tax cuts are turning Kansas into a smoking ruin

    Sam Brownback, the Republican governor of Kansas, doesn't just believe in whistling past the graveyard--he's willing to stroll past it in full-throated song. The graveyard is where the economy of Kansas has been buried since 2012, when Brownback and his...