Money

Stocks

5 Turnaround Stocks

Hard-Hit Companies Heading Up George Putnam loves when a company seems to be so damaged that other investors give up…

Stocks

How to Prepare for a Stock Market Pullback

Warning Flags Are Flying Is the stock market exhausted after five years of impressive gains? And if that’s the case,…

Medical Expenses

Don’t Be a Victim of Nursing Home Theft

Nursing home residents often entrust a portion of their savings to the facility’s care so that the facility can handle…

Medical Expenses

Your Hospital May Be Ripping You Off: Medicare “Observation Status”

When you go to the hospital as a Medicare patient with an acute condition that requires a stay of two…

Buying & Selling

The 10 Best Tips for New-Home Buyers

Home builders once again are building homes. New-home construction has surged in recent months to levels not seen in more…

Tax Preparation

Last-Minute Tax Help From Ed Mendlowitz, CPA

Whether you are single or married, low- or middle-income or wealthy, you probably have some pressing last-minute income tax questions…

Stocks

The Next Sweet Spot for Investors: Mid-Cap Stocks

Many cautious investors lean toward the stocks of large companies because the stocks tend to be not too volatile…while many…

Financial Planning

New Financial Traps for Same-Sex Couples

Heterosexual couples can get caught, too Same-sex married couples celebrated the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that they are eligible for…

Health Insurance

Coping with the Obamacare “Kid Glitch”

A little-known trap means that some families won’t be able to take advantage of the new tax subsidies created by…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Tax-Efficient Funds

When mutual fund managers sell shares of stocks in their portfolios after prices have risen, investors in those funds may…

Estate Taxes

The New Inheritance Rules Are Tricky

Important steps to take now For most people, the federal estate tax became a thing of the past at the…

Beneficiaries

Loving Gifts to Give Your Heirs (Long Before You Die)

You don’t have to wait until you pass away to bestow financial benefits upon your eventual heirs. And there are…

Charitable Giving

Make Your Donation More Meaningful

You can create a scholarship…sponsor a park bench…or give “micro-grants” to worthy causes Do you want more control and/or credit…

Tax Preparation

When Not to File an Amended Return

Do you ever have second thoughts about the tax returns you filed months ago? Despite those second thoughts, it's not…

Financial Planning

Financial Paperwork Overload

Are you still saving piles and piles of financial documents that clutter up your home? Most of us are, but…