Having health insurance is a good first step, but are you prepared to pay for an emergency medical bill? Even if your plan has a low deductible — like one that’s less than $1,000 — it can still catch you off guard.
If you're going to be late to file your taxes, make sure you file an extension. (Remember: it's an extension to file, not an extension to pay)
Yahoo Finance traveled to Washington D.C. to talk to members of Congress who are also accountants about how tax reform changed the way businesses file their taxes.
Yahoo Finance traveled to the nation’s capital to talk to accountants who are also members of Congress. We reached out to all 12 members who are accountants or CPAs in the House and two senators who are accountants; seven members agreed to speak with us.
Cars aren’t cheap, and worst of all, buying one is not a one-and-done kind of transaction. There are plenty of costs that go beyond the sticker price that can change the true cost of buying a car, like maintenance, gas and insurance.
While you can’t boost your credit score overnight, there are things you can do to improve your score in the long run. Vera Gibbons, a veteran financial journalist and founder of NoPoNews, offered four tips to help.
Life gets hectic, and sometimes it’s hard to make investing a top priority. Here are five simple tips to take your investing to the next level.
Vera Gibbons, founder of NoPoNews.com, outlines the four big Presidents Day sales. Some deals have already started, but most kick off around Valentine's Day.
If your taxes are simple, you might elect to do it at home with a software like TurboTax or H&R Block. But be careful you’re not leaving out any income or missing out on any possible deductions. Here are four common mistakes you can avoid when filing your taxes.
Kim Jarvis, the director of career coaching at SoFi — a personal finance company that specializes in student loans, mortgages and private loans — offered five tips to kickstart your career. “Think about what’s working well for you in your current work situation and what you need to change,” Jarvis says
Under the old tax code, the average family of four (that submitted taxes married-filing-jointly) received a tax break of $16,200 through the personal exemption, one $4,050 exemption for every member of the family. “The idea is that that loss of $4,900 of shieldable income will be offset by the lower
The folks at Autoblog spent 2017 testing and reviewing the year's new cars. With 2018 fast approaching, we asked them to pare down their list to the three best and worst cars of the year.
Did you negotiate your salary before you started your job? Have you asked for a raise? Are you wasting money by not getting it in the first place?
How to you decide which shopping holiday is the day you buy which item? Some deals are better on Black Friday than Cyber Monday, so we've come up with a strategy to make sure you get the most bang for your holiday buck.
There are so many deals and discounts from so many retailers, how can you know where to start? We worked with DealNews to break down the five best deals for this year's Black Friday.
Do you want to earn more money? Of course you do, and there’s a good chance you could be earning more. Here are a few tips to navigating how to ask for that raise.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are coming up, and bargain-hunters can already find some great bargain predictions. We asked a DealNews analyst what you should expect this year.
Freelancers contribute $1.4 trillion to the economy every year, but there are trade-offs to be made. Giving up traditional work comes with challenges, but there are some perks to to freelancing that could make up for it.
You know you need to be saving for retirement, but where do you begin? There are some mistakes you can’t afford to make when planning for your retirement, and one of the biggest is missing out on using a Roth IRA. A Roth IRA is a specific type of individual retirement account that gets taxed now but
You've graduated; congratulations! Now you have to figure out how to pay back the loans you've taken out for school. There's good news: you've got a lot of different ways you can pay it back.
Flooding is the most common natural disaster in the U.S. It affects 98 percent of American counties, and homeowners insurance doesn't cover flooding. Are you part of the uninsured majority?