As tax day 2013 approaches, look for tax savings from energy efficiency. Energy-saving appliances are more prevalent than ever. Making your home more energy efficient can generate tax credits come tax day.
Zipcar, the popular car-sharing service, will be bought by rental car company Avis in a cash deal worth nearly $500 million. The merger will help Zipcar meet high weekend demand and should boost Avis' earnings.
As volatility increases in bond markets, investors may find safety with strategic-income funds.