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How Retirees Can Stay in the 15% Tax Bracket

If you want to minimize your tax bill, staying in or below the 15% income tax bracket is the way to go. What's more, you can do so while still …

Retirement

How Much Income Tax Will I Pay If I Make $100,000?

Look at these scenarios to see how different the answer can be.<p>December is coming to a close, and now's the time that many people are doing year-end …

Retirement

Playing God: should we revive extinct species?

Scientists have sequenced the DNA of the Tasmanian tiger, which died out in the 1930s, bringing them closer to recreating the animal – and there are plans to do the same with the woolly mammoth. But is it ethical to do so?<p>It sounds like something from a sci-fi B-Movie: scientists have moved a step …

Biological Species

Carolyn Hax: Couple needs to learn how to handle her health crisis together

<i>Dear Carolyn: I was recently diagnosed with a significant health problem. I’m not one to share personal issues like that. I, of course, shared this with my husband but told him under no uncertain terms, emphatically and repeatedly, that he was not to tell anyone.</i><p><i>He told. He told his daughters, his</i> …

Lifestyle

FILM STUDY: Mitch Trubisky can learn from Matthew Stafford's scrambles

<i>Thoughts and observations after watching the film of the Bears’ 20-10 loss to the Lions in Week 15:</i><p><b>Bad rollout</b><p>Mitch Trubisky had left a few throws …

Chicago Bears

5 Reasons the IRS May Take Away Your Tax Refund

Don't lose your next tax refund to the IRS.<p>It's a great feeling to complete the year's tax return and discover that you have a nice refund coming to …

Personal Finance

Tax Reform And AMT: What You Should Know

For the last few months, Congress has been hard at work revising the tax code, a process that has added a great deal of uncertainty to year-end tax planning. I’ve heard from a number of people who are worried about losing deductions next year, and even some who are considering prepaying currently …

Personal Finance

How a holiday memo from the Girl Scouts on hugging opened up a debate on consent for children and families

Ahead of the holiday season, the Girl Scouts bestowed an eye-opening gift on parents of daughters: a crash course in consent.<p>"Reminder: She doesn't owe anyone a hug. Not even at the holidays," read a memo from the 105-year-old American organization, published online last month.<p>The Scouts' parenting …

Parenting

I got an ATAR of 99.85 but the true high achievers are my parents

I remember sitting in a classroom 13 years ago ready to start kindergarten, eager to learn the English alphabet and how to count to 100. I thought I …

Parenting

Eminem hits clunker after clunker on the well-intentioned 'Revival'

Nobody has ever accused Eminem of having his heart in the right place.<p>For years, listening to hip-hop’s most problematic giant has meant looking past (or even justifying) the dubious moral propositions present in his work. Some people tell themselves that the rapper’s dazzling technical ability …

Eminem

Johnny Depp: Backlash Continues, Depp Rumored To Owe Former Lawyers ‘A Ton Of Cash’ Team Never Was Paid

Johnny Depp has been in the spotlight for more than his onscreen performances as of late. The <i>Pirates Of the Caribbean</i> star is currently the subject …

Entertainment

Dylan Farrow attacks the stars of Woody Allen's new film on release day

Woody Allen's estranged daughter has blasted Kate Winslet and Justin Timberlake for starring in her dad's latest movie, while sexual assault …

Portland, OR

Why survivors of sexual assault and harassment aren’t obligated to share their stories

“No one has the right to know that information unless you choose to share it,” one psychologist told Moneyish<p>They owe you nothing.<p>Journalistic …

Money

Christian Bale Admits He's a "Softie" For His Wife, and It's So Freakin' Adorable

Just talking about his wife is enough to reduce Christian Bale to tears. <b>The Dark Knight</b> actor attended the premiere of his latest film, <b>Hostiles</b>, in …

Christian Bale

A Year in Reading: Tess Malone

2017 was the year I stopped reading. All told, I finished eight books. I probably started two dozen more. Nothing could hold my attention. Nothing …

Aziz Ansari

NFL prospect Allen plans to play in bowl for Wyoming

NFL draft prospects opting out of bowl games is an issue of increasing newsworthiness in recent years, but it should not impact Friday's Famous Idaho …

College Football

The Place We Broke Nothing

Venice Photo Tutorial<p>Here’s A LINK to the video tutorial we made while in Venice. Enjoy!<p>Daily Photo – The Place We Broke Nothing<p>I was convinced that …

Photography

Relief, Bitterness And Frustration: Another Year Of Obamacare Enrollment

Shopping for health insurance has always been a pain. Obamacare's problems and Trump's sabotage made it worse this year.<p>Since the first open enrollment period for the Obamacare exchanges began in the fall of 2013, these health insurance markets have been a godsend, a disaster or something in …

Insurance

Technology helps Nebraska tax auditors target non-filers

Taxpayers who have avoided filling a return in Nebraska in recent years could face greater scrutiny thanks to new technology adopted by the state …

Business

A Year in Reading: Kaulie Lewis

I’ve tried to come up with so many different themes for this year and the way I read my way through it. The year I read all the Russians! The year I …

Books

The Top 3 Financial Resolutions for 2018 -- and How to Succeed at Them

Most vow-makers fail at their resolutions, but here are some strategies that can help you succeed.<p>The year 2017 is winding down, so it's time to do …

Personal Finance

Republican Congressman Leonard Lance: I'm a "no" on tax bill

The GOP's new tax plan dramatically limits one's ability to deduct state and local taxes on their federal returns. This is a bridge too far for …

Here are the $5 trillion worth of winners and losers in the tax bill heading for a vote

It's being billed as a $1.5 trillion package. But when you add it all up, the changes in the proposed tax overhaul bill set for a vote this week in …

Finance

LA Lakers Made a Huge Mistake Not Drafting Jayson Tatum

Anyone that knows me will tell you that I’m a basketball purist. I’ve played this game in some capacity since I first recall walking: approximately …

Basketball

How to handle the growing wealth gap crisis

I used to be shocked when I’d hear people say “I haven't received a pay increase in five years.” It’s not shocking anymore. It’s sad. It’s why the wealth gap is building. And it’s many people's reality. When workers don’t participate in the financial victories of the organizations they serve, the …

Money

Don't Believe Everything You See

We all suffer from the brain's ability to trick us into believing things that aren't true. Our own eyesight, the sense that guides us as we move …

Cognition

Without Gandhi in my name, wouldn't have become two-time MP at young age, says Varun

<b>Hyderabad:</b> The 'Gandhi' surname helped me become a two-time Lok Sabha member at a young age, BJP MP Varun Gandhi said on Saturday, adding that those …

India

Anita Hill Will Lead Hollywood's Sexual Harassment Commission & Make Sure #MeToo Brings "Real Change"

In the wake of the many sexual abuse allegations against prominent members of the entertainment industry that sparked the #MeToo movement, top …

Anita Hill

The Orville was NOT influenced by Galaxy Quest, insists Seth MacFarlane

Whether you believe it or not.<p>If you thought Seth MacFarlane's <i>The Orville</i> was obviously a little bit inspired by sci-fi comedy movie <i>Galaxy Quest</i>, …

Star Trek

RBS treated me like nothing, says property developer in £30m writ

The entrepreneur behind a £30million legal action against RBS has spoken of his anger at how he felt shamed by the bank’s controversial turnaround …

Personal Finance (UK)