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New rules in 2019 give consumers more time and options to change their Medicare Advantage plan if they don't like it.
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Plus, find out about the partial shutdown's impact on health coverage for veterans and government employees.
You can tap an HSA to pay the premiums for a long-term-care insurance policy, but the amount you can withdraw tax-free depends on your age.
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How to reduce taxes and medical bills, help the next generation save for retirement and protect against identity theft were some of the issues on readers’ minds in 2018.
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As the deadline approaches for older savers to take required minimum distributions from retirement accounts, readers raise some tricky questions about the rules.
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You can save big compared to an in-person doctor visit or a trip to the emergency room.
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Make sure you have enough insurance to cover the full cost of rebuilding your home after a fire or other catastrophe.
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If you haven't yet reached full retirement age and have returned to the workforce, expect for your benefits to be reduced.
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Think twice. You may be able find a cheaper policy elsewhere.
When you have multiple traditional IRAs with a mix of pretax and after-tax contributions, converting some of that money into a Roth IRA can complicate taxes.
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Many companies offer more flexibility on what was once a use-it-or-lose-it December 31 deadline for using FSA money. (Plus, higher contribution limits.)
With some year-end planning, you may still find it worthwhile to file an itemized return to lower your 2018 tax bill.
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You may be able to use the 529 money for more expenses than you thought. But you must take withdrawals in the calendar year you incur the expense.
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If you sock away money in a retirement plan, you may be eligible for a tax credit from Uncle Sam worth up to $1,000 per person.
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Employers and insurers are offering more online tools and smartphone apps that steer you to the lowest drug prices.
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There may be contribution minimum requirements to set up a scholarship in your area. Here's what you need to know.
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Before renting out your home, familiarize yourself with the tax implications.
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