Own A Gun? Careful: You Might Need A Gun Trust

If you're not a gun collector, you likely haven't heard the term "gun trust." Even if you are, you may not understand what a gun trust is, how it...

Best College Majors for a Lucrative Career 2019

College is often considered the surest path to a lucrative career. After all, while you can find some promising jobs without a college degree, the majority of the best...

How to Report an IRA Charitable Distribution on Your Tax Return

I am 75 years old and had to take $6,300 in required minimum distributions from my IRA in 2018. In October, I asked my IRA administrator to send $5,000...

Start Trimming Your 2019 Tax Tab Now

As you complete your 2018 tax return, turn some attention to your tax plans for 2019. Although tax reform triggered a slew of major changes in 2018, the landscape...

Financial Tips, Thanks to the Year of the Pig

Happy New Year ... again! It is now the year of the pig. According to the Western calendar, Feb. 5, 2019, marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year --...

9 States Where You Can File Your State Tax Return After...

You probably already know that most Americans have to file their 2018 federal tax return by April 15, 2019 (as we told you earlier), but do you know when...

Millennial Money: Student Loan Default Can Gut Your Paycheck

There's a dirty little secret of the student debt crisis. One that affects millions of borrowers, but isn't talked about at dinner tables, on social media or in think...

When Leaving a Job, What You Say Has Consequences

Who hasn't wanted to tell a scheming, incompetent manager or boss just what we think of them while clearing our desk and walking out of an office that had...

Discover The Secrets Of Super Agers

If you're reading this while pedaling a stationary bike, sipping a blueberry smoothie and chatting with your gym buddies, congratulations: You just might become a "super ager." Super agers are...

The Government Shutdown’s Real-World Cost

As I write this column, the longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history is entering day 28, with no clear path for a resolution. Our offices are located less...

How to Opt Out of Credit Card Offers

I recently received a credit card offer in the mail that listed a web address where I can request to opt out of all prescreened credit card solicitations. Is...

Fighting a Drug Coverage Denial

My Medicare Part D plan is not covering a drug that my doctor prescribed. What can I do? - D.W., Dallas Find out why the drug wasn't covered. Your doctor...