Retirement Planning

The Remarkable True Story of a “Dividend Millionaire”

Lessons from Hayford Peirce’s 30-year portfolio plan.<p>IN 1995, Hayford Peirce, a science-fiction and mystery writer by avocation, sat down in a …

Stocks

9 Hobbies You Can Turn Into Serious Cash

Need extra money? These activities have been known to bring in the big bucks.<p>Given that 57% of Americans have less than $1,000 in savings, it's clear …

Retirement

Suze Orman Says You're Not Ready to Retire Until You've Done This

My fellow baby boomers, we need to talk. More than one in three homeowners 65 or older is still paying off a mortgage. That’s a steep increase since …

Retirement

Here's What Medicare Part D Costs and Covers in 2018

Find out more about your Medicare prescription drug benefits.<p>Medicare celebrated its 50th anniversary back in 2015, and since its inception in the …

Medicare

Fear of stock market leaves couple’s $1.94 million in assets earning negative returns

<b>Situation:</b> Couple near retirement has all financial assets in GICs and cash earning less than inflation<p><b>Solution:</b> Raise returns with guaranteed …

Finance

Retirement savings tips: 401(k) vs IRA

As the end of the year approaches and investors begin to take stock of their savings, one consideration they may want to take into account is how they should allocate money across 401(k) and IRA plans.<p>In a traditional, employer-sponsored 401(k) plan, employees can contribute tax-deferred money that …

Retirement

Ask a Fool: IRA vs. 401(k) -- Which Is the Better Choice?

Both account types have clear advantages, and one may be the smarter choice for you.<p>Q: I need to increase my retirement savings. Would I be better …

Retirement

Your Investments: Avoid these mistakes for a secure retirement

In order to have a successful and secure financial retirement, it’s imperative to avoid these miscues.<p>Not too many of us are good at admitting when …

Opinion

5 Monster Stocks in the Making to Buy for 2018

Three American cloud companies, a Canadian outfit, and a Chinese auto platform make the list.<p>The best stocks in the market have produced …

Stocks

These are the taxes you didn't realise you were already paying

Death and taxes.<p>Nobody likes paying tax, but by now, we all know we pay income tax at a rate of 20 per cent.<p>The Government is sneaky, though, and …

Money

Let’s be frank about retirement

With only a small percentage of South Africans in a position to maintain their standard of living in retirement and roughly 90% of pensioners …

Retirement

3 Stocks That Could Double in the Next Decade

All three of these companies -- a video game producer, a mortgage-focused platform, and a REIT -- have the potential for big returns.<p>There are two …

Stocks

3 Pros and Cons of Working With Headhunters

Looking for a job? Here's what you need to know about enlisting the help of a recruiter.<p>Like them or not, headhunters play a pivotal role in helping …

Employment

Ask an expert: how do I pay tax on my charity donation?

Each week, the Which? Money experts answer your financial queries. You can submit your questions to money-letters@which.co.uk or via our Facebook or …

Philanthropy

Getting soaked

The only way to describe it is ‘prison’. The mutual fund prison. Salesguys who masquerade as financial advisors love it. Because it works.This is …

Finance

6 Career-Ending Mistakes You Should Never Do on the Job

Unless, of course, you're looking to get fired.<p>There's more than enough advice out there about what you should do when you land a job and want to …

Careers

Is a Gap Year Right for You?

<i>Created in Collaboration with Kiplinger as a part of our Moving in Retirement series.</i><p>Traditionally reserved for college-bound teens, the idea of …

Determine

Now is the time to consider tax-loss selling to offset capital gains, tax experts say

OTTAWA — Thanks to a rally this fall, the Toronto Stock Exchange is up for the year so far, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have any losers in your …

Canadian News

4 New Trends in Retirement Living

<i>Created in Collaboration with Kiplinger as a part of our Moving in Retirement series.</i><p>Today’s retirees are forging bold, new approaches to retirement …

Retirement

3 Tips for Managing An Inheritance | Investopedia

The process of receiving an inheritance is often fraught with emotion - on the one hand the client has lost a loved one, while on the other, in some …

Wealth

Why you're stuck paying this hated tax at least 1 more year

This time last year, many investors believed that many unpopular tax provisions would be history by now. The election of President Donald Trump came with the promise of tax reform, with the goal of simplifying the tax laws.<p>One of the provisions many had expected to disappear was the net investment …

Retirement

What the Budget means for your taxes, explained with simple tables

Most taxpayers should find themselves with a little extra in their pockets, following a Budget that announced increases to the personal allowance and …

Money

Guess how many adults are underinsured

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, millions of Americans who were previously without insurance managed to obtain some form of coverage. Unfortunately, a large percentage of U.S. adults are still lacking insurance-wise — even though they're paying for plans.<p>The number of Americans classified as …

Money

House Republicans have a little-known plan to raise taxes on teachers by $2 billion

Full screen<p>1/3 SLIDES © Patrick Fallon/Bloomberg News<p>2/3 SLIDES © the most commonly used form by most Americans is for educator expenses.<p>3/3 SLIDES © …

Education

The Dos & Don’ts of Applying for a Job Today

Do: take these tips to heart. Don't: ignore our expert-level advice.<p>Looking for a job can feel like an endless cycle of applying for positions, …

Employment

How the Chancellor's Budget will cut income tax bills

From next year, the minimum threshold for income tax becoming payable, also known as the personal allowance, will be increased to £11,850, up from …

Personal Finance

7 Reasons to Be Thankful for Social Security

There's a pretty good chance Social Security is protecting you or providing for you in some capacity right now.<p>Social Security is arguably this …

Social Security

TD Ameritrade Provides Year-End Tax Strategies for Traders and Investors | Investopedia

Tax time is just around the corner, which means that traders and investors could be facing a big capital gains tax hit given the surge in stocks this …

Finance

5 Stats You Ought to Know if You're Pursuing a Healthcare Career

Want to work in the healthcare industry? Here's some data you'll find interesting.<p>Whether you're new to the job market or are a seasoned professional …

Retirement

5 Key Differences Between Republicans' 2 Tax Bills

Both bills may bear the same name, but they're sure got some major differences.<p>The House of Representatives and the Senate have each presented their …

Retirement