More than half of the metropolitan areas across the country have become less affordable for renters since the pandemic started, according to new data from Zillow. Thinking of making a move? Here's what you need to know.
These blunders can shrink or delay your refund, result in you owing money or—the most dreaded outcome of all—trigger an audit. Here's how to avoid the most common and costly tax errors when you file your 2020 return.
There could be valuable items worth hundreds, often even thousands, of dollars among the items gathering dust in your attic, basement or closet—you just need to know how to spot them.
The nonprofit founder is advocating a plan to help working mothers rebuild lives that have been upended by the pandemic. Washington is taking notice—and so are critics.
From taking full advantage of pandemic-related tax breaks to grabbing write-offs you may be newly eligible for, these strategies will help you get the most back from Uncle Sam when you file your taxes this year.
If you want to skip the world of academia after high school graduation, these jobs paying more than $70,000 a year could get you on par salary-wise with those who did spend four years at college.
Many workers don't need to wait for Congress to act to get a minimum wage hike this year. Depending on where they live, they may already be getting one.
Minimum wage workers in these cities and counties don't have to wait for Congress to act to bring home $15 an hour. These are all the places in the U.S. with minimum-wage laws that mandate the higher rate this year.
If you have children under age 18, you can cut your tax bill or increase your refund by hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars, this year by claiming these existing tax breaks.
As tax filing season gets under way, here's the lowdown on whether the stimulus payments you received last year will be counted as taxable income—and how to claim any stimulus money you're still owed when you fill out your return.
If you received unemployment benefits last year, here's what you need to know when you file your 2020 return.
Catch up on bills, pay down debt, put money into savings or something else? Financial experts weigh in on the smartest moves to make with your next stimulus payment, if Congress passes President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic financial relief package.
Want to adopt healthier habits, improve your finances or spend more time with the people you love? No matter what your goal is for 2021, these research-based tips will help.
These last-minute steps can save you a bundle on taxes and healthcare and set you up for a financially better 2021—no matter what Congress does or when it acts on pandemic economic relief.
Donald Trump says, "Your 401(k)s will go to hell" if Joe Biden is elected president. But the former VP's recent proposal for new tax breaks on retirement plans, coupled with Democrats' winning record in the stock market, have some experts coloring the edge blue.
An exclusive survey from Newsweek and Lending Tree shows that eight in 10 Americans are worried about their financial security as a result of the pandemic. These smart money moves can allay those fears and put your finances back on the right track.
More than half of companies with a large remote workforce plan to bring back employees to work in person soon. Not convinced it's safe or can't go because of childcare issues? Here are your options, plus what else to expect when offices re-open this fall.
U.S. companies have pitched in, in droves, to help citizens and frontline workers during the deadly spread of coronavirus. Here are 50—from Coca-Coca and Airbnb to Tory Burch and Spanx—that stepped up.
Newsweek has identified the 20 largest publicly traded companies within the S&P 500 that do not have a single black director on their corporate boards. Procter & Gamble heads the list.
Seven tips to help this year's college seniors succeed from experts who got their own degrees during the Great Recession and other crises—and made out just fine anyway
Forget about all those special characters and the cute personal cues you think only you can figure out. If you really want to keep fraudsters at bay, do this instead.