If you're hoping to strike it rich through promoted investments connected to the U.S. oil boom, use your good judgment.
Your 2012 federal income tax return holds special significance this year.
They're probably right next to the mountains of holiday catalogs
stuffed in your mailbox right now — those heart-tugging appeals
from charities to help make this time of year a memorable one for
those less fortunate.
DALLAS — Shopping for telephone service, a cell-phone plan or
cable TV can be exasperating.
DALLAS — The 401(k) is transforming.
DALLAS — If you use a laptop computer to do your job, you soon
may have to deal with tougher security policies instituted by your
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If you have some money to invest, you may soon get a pitch to
put it into a separately managed account.
DALLAS — Ask Kelly Flynn of Dallas what she does for a living
and she'll proudly tell you that she's a stay-at-home mom caring
for her 2-year-old son, Eddie.
Now we know what a dead pension looks like — frozen in
DALLAS — When Cheryl and Randall Cupples of Dallas started
shopping for a mortgage to finance their first home recently, there
was one thing they were certain of: They wanted a fixed rate.
Online planning resources
● For information on claiming the credit, go to the IRS Web site
at www.irs.gov and download Publication 596, Earned Income Credit.
You may also order a free copy by calling toll-free
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Tips for picking a viable plan
* Retirement planning is crucial for women because of several