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  • The perfect time for a financial health check up

    The perfect time for a financial health check up
    I am writing this in anticipation that it will be published on Nov. 26. That means that there are just 28 shopping days until Christmas, a fact that will probably not concern most of our readers. More critically however, is that you have only 34 days or...
  • Richard L. Hasen: Will Chief Justice Roberts save Obamacare again?

    Richard L. Hasen: Will Chief Justice Roberts save Obamacare again?
    The Supreme Court's surprising decision last week to hear a new challenge to the Affordable Care Act has once again focused attention on Chief Justice John Roberts, who cast the deciding vote in a 2012 decision that saved Obamacare from being declared...
  • Simply giving home to a child is a costly mistake

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: Are there federal taxes due on residential property that I transfer to my son? There is no mortgage on the property, and I will continue to live in the property until I die. A: Gifting your home to your son is...
  • An annuity that protects against longevity risk

    If you have been reading my columns regularly, you know that I recommend annuities sparingly. However, I do believe that qualified longevity annuity contracts (QLACs) have some advantages -- without high costs. A QLAC is a type of deferred-income...
  • Villages bond switch offers lesson to residents: Pay heed to bottom line

    Second of two parts. The Villages' recent choice to switch to refund tax-exempt bonds in favor of taxable ones sent a message that the government controlling the retirement community would rather retain control to enrich the developer than try to keep...
  • Web Winners: Tips for managing 401(k) money after leaving a job

    When you lose or leave a job, it's important to know what to do about any money that's stashed for you in a former employer's 401(k) retirement plan. There are lots of options. Losing a job raises all sorts of questions in addition to immediate...
  • Charitable scams

    During the holiday season, charities step up their year-end appeals to raise money. While it's wonderful to support these organizations, it's important to guard against potential scams, especially if you get a request from an unfamiliar group. The...
  • Gruber flap reopens not-so-old wounds

    Gruber flap reopens not-so-old wounds
    I understand we've turned the page to the next controversy -- Mr. Obama's unconstitutional immigration pander -- but I'd like to dwell a little longer on the previous travesty. Obama administration health-care consultant Jonathan Gruber was discovered...
  • Scott Stapp of Creed claims to be broke, under 'attack'; posts video

    Scott Stapp of Creed claims to be broke, under 'attack'; posts video
    Scott Stapp, frontman for the band Creed, posted a video on Facebook early Wednesday saying he was broke and had been homeless and hungry at times since he conducted a financial audit eight weeks ago and discovered money was missing. In the video, labeled...
  • The right stuff

    "We've got what it takes to take what you've got." -- slogan applied to the IRS. I suppose many bridge players are also IRS workers. I wonder if they would beat today's 3NT as West. When I kibitzed the deal, South led a diamond to his king at the...
  • China money rates fall as central bank seeks to maintain ample liquidity

    China's money rates fell modestly this week after the central bank's unexpected cut interest rates last Friday to support the cooling economy, traders said. As this week wore on, cash demand for IPOs eased and open market operations were toned down,...