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IRS can help you look after the kids

Bankrate.com, Wed, 30 Jul 2014

If you paid someone to care for a dependent, a special tax credit could cut your IRS bill.

High-end earners beat IRS with 'backdoor IRA'?

Bankrate.com, Wed, 30 Jul 2014

You can skirt the rules by converting a nondeductible IRA to a Roth, but it's tricky.

State sales-tax holidays for back-to-school

Bankrate.com, Wed, 30 Jul 2014

A sales-tax holiday can save families a few bucks if they follow all the rules.

Video: Do you have too many bank accounts?

Bankrate.com, Wed, 30 Jul 2014

Spreading your money across multiple accounts isn't necessarily bad, but there are some drawbacks.

5 money myths that are financial nonsense

Bankrate.com, Wed, 30 Jul 2014

Be savvy with money. Avoid these "truths" about saving, investing and spending.

Buy a luxury smart toilet that sells for $4,000?

Bankrate.com, Wed, 30 Jul 2014

These smart toilets not only hygienically wash and dry your bottom; they entertain you.

Want to save big? Don't upgrade your phone

Bankrate.com, Wed, 30 Jul 2014

Upgrading to a state-of-the-art phone could cost you thousands.

Bank has no record of late mom's IRA CDs. What now?

Bankrate.com, Wed, 30 Jul 2014

The money is likely in an unclaimed property account. Here's how to go about finding it.

Homebuying options for disabled Americans

Bankrate.com, Wed, 30 Jul 2014

If you're disabled, don't give up your homeownership goal. Here's where to turn for help.

Why save for retirement?

Bankrate.com, Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT

Social Security isn't the same anymore. These days, saving for retirement is both a necessary and wise move.

Ex says he has no records on nondeductible IRA

Bankrate.com, Tue, 29 Jul 2014

You may be out of luck in proving the IRA contributions were nondeductible, but try this.

Avoid rate shock from variable-rate HELOC

Bankrate.com, Tue, 29 Jul 2014

Have a variable-rate home equity line of credit? Consider refinancing and locking in lower rate.

How TV affects your credit card spending

Bankrate.com, Tue, 29 Jul 2014

Tempting ads and your subconscious could be driving up your credit card bills.

Can you carry a concealed weapon into a bank?

Bankrate.com, Tue, 29 Jul 2014

Some gun owners take firearms everywhere. What about banks?

9 high-risk investments for amateurs to avoid

Bankrate.com, Tue, 29 Jul 2014

These choices aren't for the average Joe. Only informed investors should take the risk.

Can Obamacare help you afford early retirement?

Bankrate.com, Tue, 29 Jul 2014

Some people are taking advantage of the new law and leaving their jobs for good.

3 ways (and 1 reason) to refinance a HELOC

Bankrate.com, Tue, 29 Jul 2014

As the draw period ends, you can delay repaying your home equity line of credit.

5 essential facts about health insurance

Bankrate.com, Tue, 29 Jul 2014

What should every consumer understand about health coverage? Find out.

10 most powerful cars of the past decade

Bankrate.com, Mon, 28 Jul 2014

If you like cars that rumble, these won't disappoint. They surpass 600 horsepower.

Think you have nerves of steel? Take this quiz

Bankrate.com, Mon, 28 Jul 2014

Before creating an investment plan, find out if you can stomach market turmoil.