Personal Tax

  1. Tax Tips For the Individual Investor

    Keep more of your money in your pocket with these seven guidelines.
  2. How Your Tax Rate Is Determined

    Feel like the government always has its hand in your pocket? Learn the theory behind ...
  3. Tax Deductions on Mortgage Interest

    If you're a homeowner, this is one item you want to understand and use on your return. ...
  4. When a 401(k) Hardship Withdrawal Makes Sense

    If you've exhausted all other avenues, there are ways to withdraw funds before age ...
  5. Can't Pay Your Taxes? What to Do Now

    Not enough cash on hand for your April tax bill? No need to panic. Here's what to ...
  6. OK, So I'll Be Smarter Next Tax Time

    5 tax resolutions to start on right now for a smoother tax return next April 18. ...
  1. Personal Income Tax Guide

    If the sight of your W-4 has you in the doldrums, read on to learn how to beat the ...
  1. What is the difference between income tax and capital gains tax?

    The conceptual difference between income tax and capital gains tax is that income tax is the tax paid on income earned from ...
  2. Are 401(k) loans taxed?

    Generally, any money you borrow from a 401(k) account is tax exempt. This feature is one of the reasons that - for critical ...
  3. How do I file taxes for income from foreign sources?

    If you are a U.S. citizen or resident alien, your income (unless exempt), including what's earned outside the U.S., is usually ...
  4. How Long Should I Keep My Tax Records?

    Having the right information available when the IRS calls can save you considerable time, money and stress. Learn how long ...
  1. 6 Tax Credits That Anyone Can Claim

    Tax deductions and credits aren't just for big companies. You might be surprised ...
  2. 6 Tax Myths Everyone Should Know

    There are many tax myths that have grown out of general tax confusion. Learning about ...
  3. The Most Controversial Tax Deductions

    When it comes to taxes, it's hard to make people happy but these deductions raised ...
  4. Pay Taxes Like A Billionaire

    The richest people know the ropes when it comes to paying as little in taxes as possible. ...
  5. 9 Ways To Use A Tax Refund

    How do you plan to spend your refund this year? We provide some smart suggestions. ...
  6. Top 10 Solutions For A Big Tax Bill

    Ignoring a big tax bill will only increase your pain. Fortunately, there are ways ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Dove

    An economic policy advisor who promotes monetary policies that involve the maintenance of low interest rates, believing that ...
  2. Cyclical Stock

    An equity security whose price is affected by ups and downs in the overall economy. Cyclical stocks typically relate to companies ...
  3. Front Running

    The unethical practice of a broker trading an equity based on information from the analyst department before his or her clients ...
  4. After-Hours Trading - AHT

    Trading after regular trading hours on the major exchanges. The increasing popularity of electronic communication networks ...
  5. Omnibus Account

    An account between two futures merchants (brokers). It involves the transaction of individual accounts which are combined ...
  6. Weighted Average Life - WAL

    The average number of years for which each dollar of unpaid principal on a loan or mortgage remains outstanding. Once calculated, ...
Trading Center