Gail Buckner Archive
Published April 29, 2013
The rules to collecting Social Security benefits are complicated, and the situation gets even more complicated for a widow.
Published April 08, 2013
Wall Street hit record highs last week, but we should put our celebrations into perspective. We were celebrating the same milestone October 2007, and we all know what followed.
Published April 01, 2013
There is currently more money in IRAs than in any other kind of retirement account--and for good reason.
Published March 25, 2013
If you’re one of many homeowners who paid top dollar for your home and are still waiting for the price to recover, don’t forget about an important tax break.
Published March 18, 2013
Paying off student loans is hard, especially in the current economic environment, but there are ways grads can reduce and even have their debt loan eliminated if they follow the right procedures.
Published March 04, 2013
The rules that govern inherited IRAs can be a bit confusing and the penalty for making a mistake is pretty severe- 50%.
Published February 25, 2013
The number of fraudulent tax returns involving identity theft is on the rise and you'll be surprised how the scammers are getting ahold of personal information.
Published February 18, 2013
Roughly one million Americans are receiving less Social Security than they were expecting. Here's why.
Published February 11, 2013
Call it unromantic, but odds are your partner would be more appreciative if you took the money you planned to buy Valentine's Day gifts with and instead used it for something practical, like a down payment or credit card debt.
Published February 04, 2013
This month marks the 100th birthday of the federal income tax. The Internal Revenue Code has morphed from 400 pages long to nearly 74,000 pages as the code becomes more complex. And despite consumers facing hefty taxes this year they should be grateful, it's going to get worse next year.