Tax filing deadlines have been pushed back from April 15 to April 18, the IRS recently announced. But why wait till then? Get yourself organized now and have your easiest tax filing yet.
01/05/2011 09:39 am
Tax filing deadline pushed back because of Washington, D.C., holiday.
01/05/2011 07:09 am
The US House of Representatives rewrites its own internal rules every two years, and House Republicans are proposing sweeping rules changes to limit the cost and scope of government, increase openness, and make it easier to cut taxes. The rules package will face a vote when the new Congress convenes on Jan. 5. It typically passes on a party-line vote without amendment. These new rules include:
01/04/2011 06:01 pm
Minivans aren't cheap, but they may be worth it for your family (Question #4). Also in today's Reader's Mailbag: saving for school (#1), splitting mortgage payments (#6), and finding a credit union (#8).
01/04/2011 03:41 pm
As the 112th Congress convenes, it must work to preserve one of America's greatest and most threatened national resources – compromise. To do this, it must rein in the mindset of constant campaigning that isn't fit for the reality of governing.
01/04/2011 01:20 pm
At his upcoming State of the Union, will President Obama continue to endorse the Big Lie that the Republicans have been telling, or unveil a Big Truth?
01/04/2011 11:02 am
By early 2014, some 20 US states and the District of Columbia had legalized the use of marijuana for medical purposes. In Nov. 2012, voters in Washington and Colorado passed initiatives to make their states the first in the country to allow recreational use of the drug. But under federal law, the sale of cannabis remains illegal. And the US Food and Drug Administration states that marijuana has "no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States." How much do you know about marijuana? Take our quiz and find out:
01/04/2011 10:49 am
Congressional Republicans say they won't raise the debt ceiling until spending is changed. That's not a principled stand, it's a threat against America honoring its word.
01/04/2011 08:16 am
How much did the $862 billion stimulus package really help? Will the new tax cuts make any difference?
01/03/2011 02:05 pm
Financial planning means different things at different points in life. Are you trying to save enough to move (Questions #7 and #9), paying off student loans (Questions #1 and #4), buying a house (Question #2), or saving for retirement?
01/03/2011 09:25 am