Inefficient contributions and withdrawals and poorly timed asset purchases are among the many common tax-related blunders, but Morningstar's Christine Benz offers solutions to avoid such pitfalls.
Although the two office-supplies companies could realize meaningful cost synergies, the combined firm would still face enormous competitive pressures, says Morningstar's Liang Feng.
Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: Berkshire's stake in a $28 billion deal, Avon's not-so-pretty 1% sales growth, and more.
The Social Security Administration's Doug Nguyen and Andrew Salata clarify misconceived Medicare rules, including premiums, enrollment dates, differences from Social Security, and more.
Investors may switch methods used to calculate capital gains, with one big exception.
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