Personal Finance

Democrats seek tax relief for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

Oct 16, 2017

A group of Democratic lawmakers are asking for tax relief for hurricane-stricken Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, saying people and businesses in the two U.S. territories don't enjoy the same tax benefits as those in the U.S. mainland states

Insider Q&A: US Bank's Terry Sandven on stocks' flip-flop

Oct 15, 2017

The chief stock strategist for US Bank Wealth Management discusses a shift that's been underway in the stock market since late August and how it reflects investors' changing views on tax cuts and economic growth

Trump's blow to 'Obamacare' jolts health consumers, politics

Oct 14, 2017

President Donald Trump's cut-off of federal payments to insurers is jolting the health care and political worlds

Social Security benefits to rise by 2 percent in 2018

Oct 13, 2017

Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2 percent increase in benefits next year

The Latest: Social Security benefits to rise 2 percent

Oct 13, 2017

Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees can expect another modest increase in benefits next year

Equifax pulls customer service page, cites vendor's software

Oct 12, 2017

Equifax said Thursday that problems with an online customer help page were caused by a vendor's software code and not by a cyberattack on its systems

The Latest: Casino condenses timeline of start of shooting

Oct 12, 2017

The corporate owner of the high-rise Las Vegas Strip casino from which a gunman unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history is squeezing a timeline of the start of the massacre down to seconds

Here comes earnings season: Brace for a slowdown in growth

Oct 12, 2017

Earnings growth likely slowed sharply in the summer, and Wall Street is preparing for an underwhelming reporting season

Should you add a loan to your shopping cart?

Oct 12, 2017

The next time you shop online, you may see a new way to pay at checkout - a personal loan with fixed monthly payments

Missouri auditor calls for more tracking of tax breaks

Oct 11, 2017

Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway says the state doesn't do a good job of tracking the effect of tax breaks meant to spur the economy

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