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How long will "back door" Roth conversions be allowed?

Wealthier taxpayers are doing a two-step around Roth income limits by putting money into regular IRAs and then promptly converting the accounts to …

The 3 Pitfalls Likely To Derail Your Financial Resolutions

A couple of weeks ago, I suggested 14 possible financial New Year’s resolutions for 2014. Of course, the problem with New Year’s resolutions isn’t making them. It’s following through. One study showed that most resolutions don’t last past 6 months. Perhaps for that reason, over a third of people …

5 Best Luxury Cars Under $40,000

PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- In the darkest days of the recession, flaunting one's income or wealth through conspicuous spending was considered …

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3 Stocks to Watch This Week

While this Friday's jobs data is likely to lead the market in the days ahead, fourth quarter earnings reports begin to roll out and a number of …

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REITs And Your Portfolio

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) have unique characteristics that make them a great portfolio diversifier. The performance of REITs has been on par with US common stocks; however, the correlation of return has varied from low to high. The non-linear return relationship of REITs to common …

LG Announces its Rival to Nike's FuelBand Gadget

LG has entered the wearable fitness gadget space after it announced the Lifeband Touch, its newest attempt at rivaling the likes of Nike’s FuelBand.<p>The device is worn on the wrist and tracks a range of physical activity — including steps taken, distance covered — as well as calorie consumption. The …

100 Things You Should Be Talking About in 2014

3 min read<p>The novelty of drones is <i>so</i> 2013. If you are going to be <i>de rigueur</i> in 2014, you had better be thinking about how best to regulate the use of drones.<p>While digital currency is becoming increasingly part of the mainstream fiscal news cycle -- 2014 will be the year Bitcoin rivals will creep …

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