T.J. Maxx doesn’t advertise doorbuster deals on Black Friday like the major department stores, but savvy shoppers know there’s never a bad day to search for bargains at off-price retailers. According to T.J. Maxx, all of its merchandise is priced up to 60% below department store regular prices every day. RELATED: The best days to shop between
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A controversial proposal in the Senate tax bill could put individual investors on the hook for a bigger tax bill when selling investments. The proposed change, which originally would have hit both individual investors and mutual funds, sparked a backlash from the fund industry. As a result, the Senate Finance Committee has eliminated mutual funds
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Toys R Us is once again planning to open on Thanksgiving Day at 5 p.m. for 30 continuous hours of holiday deals. It won’t close until 11 p.m. on Black Friday. Despite some criticism, many department stores and big-box stores are expected to open for business on the holiday. RELATED: Black Friday ad scans 2017 According
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When it comes to teaching your own children, the secret to success comes down to imparting two life lessons, according to Adrienne Penta, co-founder and executive director of the Center for Women & Wealth at Brown Brothers Harriman: delayed gratification and autonomy. Teaching kids to strengthen their willpower and giving them age-appropriate independence when it
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The website of Generosity, a platform for “socially conscious fundraising” owned by Indiegogo, states that donors should contact campaign organizers to determine if donations are tax deductible. The website advertises campaigns that claim to benefit registered nonprofits alongside campaigns that make no such claims. Donations can even create unintended headaches for recipients. If a beneficiary
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Getty Images Members of the Houston Texans kneel during the national anthem before the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 29, 2017 in Seattle, Washington. Professional sports leagues like the National Football League will not have tax-exempt status if the current version of the Senate tax bill goes through. Professional football
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The agency has given jilted consumers a place to file their grievances, establishing a consumer complaint database. “The mission is popular and it’s given a real place for consumers to share complaints,” said Gilbert of Public Citizen. There are over 700,000 listed on the site. Consumers have received $11.8 billion in relief from CFPB supervisory
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Employers increasingly are shifting more health-care costs to employees, so keeping the same plan could have a different result. The annual premium employees are on the hook for has risen 75 percent over the past 10 years, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. More workers also must now cover a deductible. For starters, check out
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Melina Mara | The Washington Post | Getty Images Speaker of House Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announce the Republican tax reform initiative accompanied by members of the Senate Finance Committee and House Ways and Means Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington DC Wednesday September 27, 2017. If you’re looking for a
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