Money

Health Insurance

Lyme or Chronic Fatigue? Get Your Insurer to Pay Up

When you doctor says you have a health problem that your health or disability insurer insists isn’t “real,” it’s time to fight back. How to win…

The Pay-Less-Tax Man

Tax Planning and Management Under the New Law

Nearly two years after the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law, taxpayers are still getting used to the effects it has had. Here’s help.

Retirement Planning

The Big Social Security Mistake Most People Make

Very few people pick the right age to start collecting Social Security, sacrificing many thousands of dollars, according to a new study.

Financial Advisers

Financial Advisers Reveal the Worst Mistakes Their Clients Made

You would be shocked by the financially foolish things some people do. You can learn to avoid disaster from these financial goofs.

Tax Planning

There Are Still Tax Penalties for Getting Married

The 2017 federal tax law was supposed to defeat the marriage penalty, but that penalty is still around. Here’s what to watch out for when you marry.

Stocks

Stock Opportunity: Mid-Cap Dividend Payers

Dividend-paying stocks of medium-size companies become more attractive as big blue-chip stocks have soared.

Wealthy and Wise

How Your Trust Can Avoid Taxes by Changing States

You can completely avoid state income tax on a trust’s income based on guidelines from a recent US Supreme Court ruling. Here’s how.

Health Insurance

Medicare Advantage or Original Medicare? How to Choose

If you need help navigating the alphabet soup of traditional Medicare (plus Medigap) and Medicare Advantage, here’s how.

Stocks

These Trends Could Boost Your Stock Returns for Years

Trends that last 10 years can bolster companies in good and bad times, creating big investment opportunities.

Personal Loans

Despite Lower Rates, Most Vehicle Owners Shouldn’t Refinance

Here’s how to assess the possible savings by refinancing an auto loan.

Banking

Your Bank Safe-Deposit Box Might Not Be as Safe as You Think

Losses from safe deposit boxes are not uncommon for reasons ranging from bank mistakes to floods.

Investing

Insider Buying at These Companies May Be a Buy Signal for You Too

Four insider-buying guidelines can help you find attractive stocks

Health Insurance

The Best Health-Care Insurers

The best health-care insurers in a nationwide survey stand out for value, customer service and more.

Health Insurance

The Best Medicare Advantage Plan

Members of Medicare Advantage plans share their insights to help you choose the best options.

Health Insurance

How to Choose a Private Health Insurance Plan

The best health-care insurers in a nationwide survey stand out for value, customer service and more.