House lawmakers weigh relief for SALT ‘marriage penalty’

Violetastoimenova | E+ | Getty Images House lawmakers are weighing relief for a “marriage penalty” that impacts the federal deduction limit on state and local taxes, known as SALT. While the bill... Read more »

The average tax refund is almost 29% lower this tax season, IRS reports

Artistgndphotography | E+ | Getty Images With tax season in full swing, the IRS has issued more than 2.6 million refunds worth about $3.65 billion, as of Feb. 2, the agency reported... Read more »

McDonald’s and Starbucks blame Israel-Hamas war for slower sales

People dit at McDonald’s outdoor seating after going out on a Saturday night along Rothschild Street on June 11, 2022 in Tel Aviv, Israel.  Alexi Rosenfeld | Getty Images McDonald’s and Starbucks,... Read more »

Elon Musk Tesla pay package court ruling highights

Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., during a fireside discussion on artificial intelligence risks with Rishi Sunak, UK prime minister, not pictured, in London, UK, on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023. ... Read more »

U.S.-China fentanyl talks have a ‘productive’ start, security advisor says

Chinese Minister of Public Security Wang Xiaohong (C) announces the launch of the U.S.-China Counternarcotics Working Group next to U.S. Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Homeland Security Advisor Jen Daskal... Read more »

Boeing (BA) Q4 2023 earnings

A grounded Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft at Los Angeles International Airport. Eric Thayer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Boeing on Wednesday is set to report fourth-quarter results and answer to investors... Read more »

Rudy Giuliani Bankruptcy: NYC Mayor Lists Yankees Loot, Trump Claim as Assets

Rudolph Giuliani’s bankruptcy financial disclosures show he has assets that include New York Yankees world series rings, a signed Joe DiMaggio shirt, and potential claims against Donald Trump and President Joe Biden.... Read more »

FAA halts production expansion, OKs inspection instructions

Alaska Airlines N704AL is seen grounded in a hangar at Portland International Airport in Portland, Oregon, on Jan. 9, 2024. Mathieu Lewis-rolland | Getty Images The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday halted... Read more »

UK’s Long-Term Spending Plans Worse Than Fiction, Watchdog Says

The UK government’s spending plans beyond 2025 are so unclear they don’t even qualify as works of fiction, the head of the country’s budget watchdog said. Richard Hughes, chair of the Office... Read more »

United Airlines (UAL) Q4 2023 earnings

A United Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft lands at San Francisco International Airport on March 13, 2019. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images United Airlines on Monday forecast a first-quarter loss due... Read more »

What to know about your credit as student loan bills restart

D3sign | Moment | Getty Images On-ramp period should protect your credit Generally, failing to make timely payments on debts, including your student loans, can damage your credit. Payment history accounts for... Read more »

JetBlue, Spirit appeal judge ruling that blocks their proposed merger

Spirit and JetBlue planes at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Nov. 1, 2023. Eva Marie Uzcategui | Bloomberg | Getty Images JetBlue Airways and Spirit Airlines on Friday... Read more »

Dutch King Willem-Alexander Risks Losing Half His Paycheck to Taxes

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands is on the verge of losing almost half his paycheck as the country’s parliament prepares to vote on a proposal to tax his income — just like... Read more »

How to calculate 10-year SAVE timeline

Chris Tobin | Digitalvision | Getty Images Beginning in February, certain student loan borrowers who have spent a decade in repayment will get their federal student loan debt forgiven, the Biden administration... Read more »

JetBlue-Spirit merger block in win for Biden’s Justice Department

LaGuardia International Airport Terminal A for JetBlue and Spirit Airlines in New York. Leslie Josephs | CNBC A federal judge Tuesday blocked JetBlue Airways‘ purchase of Spirit Airlines after the Justice Department... Read more »

Greg Abbott Campaign Gets Record Donation After Border Crackdown

Jeff Yass, the founder of market-making firm Susquehanna International Group, donated $6 million to Greg Abbott’s campaign as the Texas governor’s national profile grows following his aggressive approach to the border, migrants... Read more »

What to know about financial advice as lawmakers debate rule changes

When employees who contribute to a 401(k) plan leave a company, they have options for what to do with that money.  Depending on what the employer retirement savings plan allows, exiting employees... Read more »

Flights canceled, delayed as weather, Max 9 grounding disrupt travel

A screen displays flight information at Des Moines International Airport, in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., January 12, 2024. REUTERS/Marco Bello Marco Bello | Reuters Airlines canceled more than 3,000 U.S. flights Friday... Read more »

Biden to forgive some student loan borrowers’ debt early under SAVE plan

US President Joe Biden speaks at Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, on January 5, 2024. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images The Biden administration announced on Friday it... Read more »