Gail Buckner Archive
Published January 21, 2013
If you have reached 65 and are still working, you may be wondering if it makes sense to sign up for Medicare. Well it depends, and if you don't sign up at the right time, it could cost you big time.
Published January 14, 2013
Here's the good news: the uncertainty over what taxes will look like for the foreseeable future is finally over. Here's the bad news: many people will be paying more in taxes--a lot more.
Published January 07, 2013
In their last annual report to Congress, the Social Security Trustees laid out the 75-year financial outlook for the agency....and it didn't look good. But there is a simple way to fix the problem now and avoid any cliffs down the road.
Published January 03, 2013
Despite IRAs widespread acceptance and the fact that they have been around for 40 years, most of us are largely unaware of the most basic rules about what you can and cannot do with an IRA.
Published December 24, 2012
Depending on what lawmakers decide, charitable giving could take a substantial hit next year.
Published December 17, 2012
The holiday season can be hard for cash-strapped families, but parents should change the way they approach gift giving and how the family approaches budgeting.
Published December 03, 2012
Anyone over the age 70 will have a lot less jingle this time next year if they make a major- and common- mistake before the end of this year.
Published November 26, 2012
Identity thieves tend to be people you least expect, and the damage they cause can take years to repair.
Published November 19, 2012
Don't just sit around waiting for Congress to get their act together regarding the fiscal cliff and potential tax expirations. Take these nine steps to prep your finances now.
Published November 16, 2012
When dozens of tax cuts expire on Jan. 1, those who will be hit the hardest live in New Jersey, Connecticut and Maryland.