Retirement Hacks: Retired? Here’s when you don’t have to file your taxes – and when you do

Apr 23, 2022

Your browser does not support the audio tag. This feature is powered by text-to-speech technology. Want to see it on more articles? Give your feedback below or email audiofeedback@marketwatch.com. Not all seniors need to file a tax return, but others may incorrectly think they fall in this category – don’t make that mistake.  Retirement Tip of the Week: If you don’t plan to file a tax return this year, make sure you’re not required to do so. Failing to file leads to pena ...read more

China to give 1 trillion yuan tax rebates to small firms - CCTV cites cabinet meeting - Reuters

Jun 24, 2022

A man checks his phone while walking in Lujiazui financial district during sunset in Pudong, Shanghai, China July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com BEIJING, March 21 (Reuters) - China will give nearly 1 trillion yuan ($157 billion) in tax rebates to domestic small firms to shore up economic stability, state media CCTV quoted a cabinet meeting as saying on Monday. China will also take targeted measures to boost market confidence and keep ...read more

Buying real estate with an IRA is possible, but complicated. And even a small mistake can be quite costly

Apr 23, 2022

Buying real estate with an IRA is a way you can diversify your investment portfolio. This type of investment requires a self-directed IRA, and you can't live in the property. Purchasing REITs is a simpler way to gain real estate exposure in your IRA, with fewer risks. Read more stories from Personal Finance Insider. Loading Something is loading. Individual retirement arrangements (IRAs) are among the best ways to save for retirement. They offer significant tax advantages and fl ...read more

France ends gas heaters subsidies, boosts heat pumps in bid to cut Russia reliance - Reuters

Jun 24, 2022

Gas pipelines are pictured at the Atamanskaya compressor station, facility of Gazprom's Power Of Siberia project outside the far eastern town of Svobodny, in Amur region, Russia November 29, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com New state support for fossil-free heat pump systems No more subsidies for gas-fired residential heaters France to stop import of Russian gas and oil by 2027 PARIS, March 16 (Reuters) - France will end gover ...read more

Retirement Weekly: News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement

Apr 23, 2022

Your browser does not support the audio tag. This feature is powered by text-to-speech technology. Want to see it on more articles? Give your feedback below or email audiofeedback@marketwatch.com. From MarketWatch: Retired? Here’s when you don’t have to file your taxes – and when you do: Some retirees are not required to file a tax return every year, but those unsure should check the income requirements. Others may want to file even if they don’t have to this year.  To ...read more

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Jun 24, 2022

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Retirement Weekly: News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement

Apr 23, 2022

Your browser does not support the audio tag. This feature is powered by text-to-speech technology. Want to see it on more articles? Give your feedback below or email audiofeedback@marketwatch.com. From MarketWatch: Mistakes retirees make and how to avoid them: Sometimes, mistakes are unavoidable, but here are a few ways to prevent an error from causing disaster to your retirement.  Considering moving abroad? These are the greatest benefits of expat life: Moving across the world ...read more

Vanguard vs. TD Ameritrade: How the investing apps compare

Apr 23, 2022

Vanguard; TD Ameritrade; Insider Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, like American Express, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. Read our editorial standards. Vanguard vs. TD Ameritrade: The biggest differences Vanguard and TD Ameritrade offer a wide array of ac ...read more

Social Security is an insurance program that provides income for retirees and workers who become disabled

Apr 23, 2022

Social Security is a federal program that provides retirement income and disability benefits. The Social Security program is funded by payroll taxes and is one of the largest areas of US federal spending. Starting to collect Social Security retirement benefits later rather than sooner can bring a significant financial bonus. Read more stories from Personal Finance Insider. Loading Something is loading. Social Security is federal program funded by payroll taxes that provides inc ...read more

Breakingviews - China-U.S. ties will degrade regardless of Russia - Reuters.com

Jun 24, 2022

U.S. President Joe Biden holds virtual talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping from the Situation Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 18, 2022. The White House/Handout via REUTERS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com WASHINGTON, March 30 (Reuters Breakingviews) - In many ways, it’s business as usual in Washington when it comes to Beijing. The two capitals have recently squabbled over Russia’s invasion of ...read more

: Why you may pay more in Social Security taxes – and how to lower that bill

Apr 23, 2022

Your browser does not support the audio tag. This feature is powered by text-to-speech technology. Want to see it on more articles? Give your feedback below or email audiofeedback@marketwatch.com. Social Security recipients may be in for an unpleasant surprise when they see their benefits are taxed more than usual this year.  Social Security is taxed based on provisional income and a designated threshold, and the more money a retiree brings in, the more likely they are to pay taxes ...read more

Australia's government prepares to call election - Reuters

Jun 24, 2022

Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison attends a meeting during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain, November 2, 2021. REUTERS/Phil Noble/Pool Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com SYDNEY, April 8 (Reuters) - Australia is expected to trigger a national election in the coming days, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison seeking to clear thorny political issues as his three-year term nears its end. "It won't be very long from now," Morrison ...read more

The Russia-Ukraine conflict and insurance for state-sponsored cyberattacks - Reuters

Jun 24, 2022

March 25, 2022 - Now that Russia has invaded Ukraine and the United States and its allies have responded by imposing economic sanctions on Russia, cyberattacks against U.S. businesses may soon follow. In recognition of this threat, President Joe Biden, in a statement on March 21, 2022, cited “evolving intelligence” that “the Russian Government is exploring options for potential cyberattacks” and urged private sector businesses to “harden your cyber defenses immediately.” Statement b ...read more

French oppose Macron's proposed later retirement, poll shows as election looms - Reuters

Apr 23, 2022

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com April 1 (Reuters) - A large majority of French oppose raising the legal retirement age, an opinion poll published by Les Echos newspaper showed, which could be an issue for President Emmanuel Macron, who has made that a key proposal as he seeks re-election this month. Macron has proposed pushing the legal age at which one can receive a full pension to 65 from 62. The far-right's Marine Le Pen would bring it down to 60 for some workers ...read more