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Less than half of Americans think their taxes are too high

A new poll finds that less than half of Americans think their federal income taxes are too high, the lowest amount since 2012. For more on the story here is Zachary Devita.  .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 16th, 2018

Trump administration slaps tariffs on roughly $200 billion more in Chinese goods — a move almost certain to trigger retaliation

The move puts new import taxes on about half of all the goods Americans buy from China, including common household items......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 17th, 2018

TaxWatch: Nearly half of Americans pay no federal income tax

The Tax Policy Center updated its estimates on people who paid no federal individual income taxes in 2018......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 8th, 2018

Half of Americans Would Pay Higher Taxes to Give Teachers Better Salary Amid Low-Pay Battle

The poll asked 1,140 adults about their views on teacher pay and recent protests advocating for more school funding......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 23rd, 2018

Why you may owe the IRS for 2018 taxes

The tax cut gave many Americans more take home pay, but not all of them will get to keep it. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 9th, 2018

Why you may owe the IRS for 2018 taxes

The tax cut gave many Americans more take home pay, but not all of them will get to keep it. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 9th, 2018

Globetrotting Macron Overlooked Swelling Anger at Home

French President Emmanuel Macron has tended to respond to outrage over high fuel taxes with lectures rather than sympathy. After the weekend’s violence, he had to back down, postponing a tax increase......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 8th, 2018

Nearly Half of Recent Retirees Wish They"d Prepared for This Expense

If you haven't been factoring taxes into your retirement plan, your savings could run out fast......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 7th, 2018

Jobless rates fall for black Americans, adult men

Black Americans, adult men and those with just a high school diploma made notable gains in the job market in November......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 7th, 2018

Economic Report: Jobless claims fall to 231,000 after Thanksgiving, but still near 5-month high

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell slightly at the beginning of December, but they remained near a five-month high......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2018

Economic Report: Trade deficit hits 10-year high as Americans snap up imports and China shuns soybeans

The trade deficit rose 1.7% in October to a 10-year high amid a record shortfall with China, keeping the U.S. on pace to record the largest gap in a decade......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2018

Jobless claims fall to 231,000 after Thanksgiving, but still near 5-month high

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell slightly at the beginning of December, but they remained near a five-month high......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 6th, 2018

Big bust of smuggling ring unlikely to stem flow of illegal smokes

Smokers in New York have a choice when buying cigarettes: They can pay $13 for a pack with all the required city and state taxes included or they can pay half as much for smokes smuggled in from... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 6th, 2018

Gift-Giving Guilt: Nearly Half of Americans Have Felt Pressured to Overspend During the Holidays

(TNS)—For many Americans, the holidays mean family, food and overspending. More than two in five gift shoppers feel pressured to reach deeper into their wallets than they’re comfortable with, according to the 2018 Bankrate Holiday Gifting .....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaDec 5th, 2018

High insulin prices drive diabetics to take extreme measures

The price of insulin has skyrocketed over the last few decades, making it increasingly difficult for diabetics to afford. WSJ’s Jason Bellini takes a look at some of the unconventional steps Americans are taking to access the lifesaving drug......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 3rd, 2018

The surprisingly high number of Americans getting absolutely no raises - Washington Post

Washington PostThe surprisingly high number of Americans getting absolutely no raisesWashington PostOne of the great puzzles of .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 30th, 2018

A surprisingly high number of Americans are getting absolutely no raises

Roughly 14 percent of workers have seen their earnings stall over the past year, counting only those who have stayed in the same job......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 30th, 2018

Nearly half of Americans make this money mistake

Hint: It's a common one this time of year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 30th, 2018

The surprisingly high number of Americans getting absolutely no raises

A surprising number of workers aren't seeing any wage growth at all. Their pay this year is exactly the same as it was last year, right down to the dollar......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 30th, 2018

Brussels march mimics "yellow jacket" France protests

Dozens of "yellow jackets" protesters angry about high taxes and living costs are causing traffic chaos in Brussels, as the movement that started in France two weeks ago gains traction in Belgium......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 30th, 2018

Economic Report: Jobless claims hit 6-month high of 234,000 — government fine-tuning for Thanksgiving likely to blame

The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits in the week of Thanksgiving rose to the highest level in six months. But the recent upturn might stem from holiday-season hiccups or other temporary factors, and it could be reversed soon......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 29th, 2018