Cash savers still have an opportunity to beat inflation. Here’s how

Riska | E+ | Getty Images It may be a while longer before the Federal Reserve lowers interest rates, experts now say. That means savers can still earn the best returns on... Read more »

Here’s what to know before using AI chatbots to file your taxes

Songsak Rohprasit | Moment | Getty Images The tax deadline is approaching and some filers are turning to chatbots powered by artificial intelligence for help with returns. But taxpayers should be wary... Read more »

Sachem Head’s Andy Stafman joins Twilio’s board. Here’s how he may help grow margins

Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Company: Twilio (TWLO) Business: Twilio is a software and communications solutions company. It operates a cloud communications platform that enables developers to build, scale and... Read more »

Powerball jackpot hits $1.3 billion. Here’s how purchases are changing

The growth of ‘lottery couriers’ U.S. lottery sales exceeded $113.3 billion in 2023, according to the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries. With varying state and provincial regulations, players have... Read more »

High yield CDs are coming due. Here’s where savers are moving cash

Investors who piled into short-term certificates of deposit over the course of the Federal Reserve’s rate-hiking campaign now face a conundrum: What will they do with the money once it matures? The... Read more »

Here’s the tax bill for the winning $1.128B Mega Millions ticket

Xavier Lorenzo | Moment | Getty Images There is officially one winner for the $1.128 billion Mega Millions jackpot — and the taxman will take a sizable share, experts say. A single... Read more »

Here’s how to calculate crypto taxes amid the latest bitcoin rally

Whether you’re a longtime crypto investor or recently purchased digital assets, here are some key things to know from crypto tax experts.  How to answer Form 1040 ‘digital assets’ question Cryptocurrency has... Read more »

Bitcoin may lose its reputation as a volatile asset. Here’s why

Bitcoin may start to lose its reputation as a volatile asset. According to Bitwise Asset Management’s Matt Hougan, the cryptocurrency’s wild price swings have come down substantially over the past decade. “What’s... Read more »

Here’s what Trump’s proposed tariffs could mean for your wallet

This combination of pictures created on February 17, 2024, shows U.S. President Joe Biden waving from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., on June 1, 2023, and former... Read more »

Here’s who qualifies for free tax filing through the IRS this season

Artistgndphotography | E+ | Getty Images Estimated state-by-state eligibility The Treasury estimates that 19 million taxpayers may be eligible to use Direct File this season, with the following breakdown in each pilot... Read more »

Is the breakout in gold for real? Here’s what the charts say

Gold is glittering in the eyes of investors as a three-and-a-half year range seems to have finally been broken. Is this the break that so many gold bugs have been waiting for... Read more »

Here’s what researchers have to say about working in your 80s

U.S. President Joe Biden stops to talk to journalists about new Russian sanctions as he departs the White House on February 20, 2024 in Washington, DC. Biden is traveling to California to... Read more »

Here’s who may be eligible

President Joe Biden speaks about his economic plan at the Flex LTD manufacturing plant in West Columbia, South Carolina, on July 6, 2023. Sean Rayford | Getty Images Since the Biden administration’s... Read more »

Here’s what I learned about Roth IRAs and HYSAs as a Gen Z reporter

  Klaus Vedfelt | Digitalvision | Getty Images ‘The Roth IRA is an incredible savings vehicle’ Roth individual retirement accounts require investors to pay taxes on the contributions they make now, rather... Read more »

The Eastern & Oriental luxury train is back — here’s what it costs

After nearly four years, the Eastern & Oriental Express is back on the rails.     The train, which is operated by the luxury travel company Belmond, this week welcomed its first set... Read more »

This matchmaker’s fee can top $500,000. Here’s her best dating advice

Colin Anderson Productions Pty Ltd | Digitalvision | Getty Images Money can’t buy love. But a lot of it can get you matchmaker Barbie Adler. Adler, founder of the elite matchmaking company... Read more »

Here’s who qualifies for the home office deduction for 2023 taxes

Justin Paget | Digitalvision | Getty Images If you were fully remote or a hybrid worker in 2023, you may be curious about the home office deduction for your tax return. While... Read more »

Here’s what it may look like

The kingdom of Bhutan is planning a “mindfulness city” that, if built, will cover some 2.5% of the country — an area larger than Singapore. Plans show the 1,000-square-kilometer city will be... Read more »

Laid off? Here’s how to find new work faster

Skynesher | E+ | Getty Images New government data shows a surprisingly strong job market for the month of January. But there are signs of weakness in the labor market, based on... Read more »