President Obama has called for ending a tax loophole that costs Medicare and Social Security millions of dollars. Here's how it works.» Read More
The American Taxpayer Relief Act hasn't lived up to its name. Wealthier taxpayers now face higher marginal tax rates and new investment income taxes.
Some Super Bowl XLVIII advertisers are passing on Fox TV ads due to inflated price tags; others are using them in social media campaigns to boost ROI.
Congress' wrangling for months over a new farm bill has brought us to the edge of a "dairy cliff" that could make milk prices soar.
The president's plan offers households with no retirement savings a place to start. But it comes with some serious shortcomings compared to IRAs.
Star mutual fund managers reveal secrets behind the stock-picking strategies buried in corporate filings.
With the price of bitcoins soaring, miners are striking it big. How exactly do you mine? It's easier than you think.
Executive orders are as old as the Constitution itself and usually steeped in controversy. Here's how they work.
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When it comes to pensions, a guess about a fraction of a percentage point can be worth billions of dollars to big corporations.
Here's why the Internet may never be the same again.
You don't have to be Edward Snowden to hide your email from the NSA. Here is a basic primer on how to encrypt your online communications.
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