Leave the Bucket Lists to Those Ambitious Boomers. It’s Tee Time. by JOANNE KAUFMAN


By JOANNE KAUFMAN

Many retirees are “looking to achieve more of their potential,” but that can be a lot of pressure. Instead, some are taking a leisurely cue from their parents’ generation.

Published: December 8, 2017 at 07:00PM

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Under New Tax Plan, the Cost of Aging Could Rise by RON LIEBER


By RON LIEBER

If the tax bill removes medical expense deductions, many people could lose over $10,000 annually.

Published: December 7, 2017 at 07:00PM

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How Some States Are Helping First-Time Home Buyers by ANN CARRNS


By ANN CARRNS

Rising house prices have made it harder for buyers to save enough for down payments. Six states have set up tax-favored accounts to encourage saving.

Published: December 7, 2017 at 07:00PM

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Tax Changes Are Coming Next Year, but You Can Plan for Them Now by PAUL SULLIVAN


By PAUL SULLIVAN

High-earning taxpayers cannot afford to wait and see what happens with the tax overhaul; they need to act this month before certain opportunities go away.

Published: December 6, 2017 at 07:00PM

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Trump Took Office. Stocks Rose. Investors Are Still Worried. by PAUL SULLIVAN


By PAUL SULLIVAN

Advisers say many investors struggle to separate President Trump’s harsh political language from the strong fundamentals of American companies.

Published: November 30, 2017 at 07:00PM

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Want to Search Earnings for English Majors by College? You Can’t by RON LIEBER


By RON LIEBER

It isn’t legal for the federal government to share earnings data, by major, for all recent college graduates. A bipartisan effort may change that.

Published: November 30, 2017 at 07:00PM

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If You’re 70½, It’s Time to Take Money From Your Retirement Account by ANN CARRNS


By ANN CARRNS

The I.R.S. requires the withdrawals because most retirement accounts allow people to postpone paying taxes. But the government wants its taxes eventually.

Published: November 30, 2017 at 07:00PM

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