Six Potential 401(k) Rollover Pitfalls
You're about to receive a distribution from your 401(k) plan, and you're considering a rollover to a traditional IRA. While these transactions are normally
When Disaster Strikes: Deducting Casualty Losses
Wildfires, tornadoes, storms, landslides, and flooding.... It's almost as if you can't turn on the news without seeing images of a disaster striking somewhere. If
What's New in the World of Higher Education?
If you're a parent or grandparent of a college student or soon-to-be college student, you might be interested to learn what's new in the world of higher education.
What is the federal funds rate?
In December 2015, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raised the federal funds target rate to a range of 0.25% to 0.50%, the first shift from the rock-bottom 0% to
Chart: Tracking the Fed
Although the prime rate has been closely aligned to the federal funds rate over the past 20 years, rates on conventional 30-year fixed mortgages have followed a more