Are tax credits worth more than deductions?

Maurie Backman, The Motley Fool Published 12:02 p.m. ET April 14, 2018 CLOSE Spot crooked Facebook posts, emails and texts this tax season. Jennifer Jolly reports. Jennifer Jolly for USA TODAY The quick answer: It depends. Woman filling in a tax form with a calculator in lap(Photo: GETTY IMAGES) Now …

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What’s the Problem With NCH Software & How to Remove It?

A few years back, downloading and installing tools developed by NCH Software was more trouble than it was worth. The concern wasn’t the software—NCH Software provides good, niche converters and a huge, varied range of media editing tools—but the unwanted add-ons, extra browser toolbars, and other issues that took away …

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Follow this plan if you want to retire on your schedule

Maurie Backman, The Motley Fool Published 10:02 a.m. ET April 14, 2018 CLOSE When you retire, you don’t want to pinch pennies. These are the 10 least tax-friendly states for retirees, according to GOBankingRates. USA TODAY Hoping to leave the workforce well ahead of your peers? Here’s how to make …

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iLife V8s: The Best Budget Robot Cleaner Just Got Better (Review & Giveaway!)

Our verdict of the iLife V8s Robot Vacuum:For hard floors, it’s the best budget robot cleaner we’ve tried yet, with a large dust box and smarter navigation. There are better models for carpets though, and the utility of the mopping feature will depend on your circumstances. 910 Everyone hates chores. …

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Insurers look to pass price breaks along to consumer

Tom Murphy, The Associated Press Published 11:00 a.m. ET April 14, 2018 CLOSE President Donald Trump went after the prescription drug prices at a cabinet meeting on Monday morning. A sign stands on the campus of the Aetna headquarters in Hartford, Conn. Some major health insurers plan to take a …

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These are the 5 Amazon deals you can get before the weekend

Today’s deals are perfect for the home. (Photo: Crane / Victorinox) — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions …

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Here’s how much you might save by working from home

Maurie Backman, The Motley Fool Published 9:02 a.m. ET April 14, 2018 CLOSE Get your resume ready. Time Working from home isn’t just convenient; it can also put serious money back in your pocket. Man working at a laptop in a room with a couch(Photo: GETTY IMAGES) Working from home …

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Need more time to finish your taxes? How to file IRS Form 4868

Dan Caplinger, The Motley Fool Published 8:02 a.m. ET April 14, 2018 CLOSE If you search the IRS website for tax forms, you’ll get over 900 results. Here are the ones you need to know. Walbert Castillo, Ramon Padilla, Karl Gelles, USA TODAY Get the time you need to get …

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9 different ages for claiming Social Security — and what they mean to you

CLOSE President Trump promised that his staffers will reduce federal spending by $10.5 trillion over 10 years. Newslook Not sure when to file for benefits? Here’s a rundown of your choices. A social security card and some cash.(Photo: The Motley Fool) Social Security serves as a key source of income …

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What is Trump’s New Short-Term Health Insurance Order?

On February 20, 2018, the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor and the Treasury released a proposed rule that would increase the length of coverage for short-term health insurance plans from three months to 364 days. They proposed this rule in response to an executive order President Trump issued …

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