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Tax statements you need to file

Bankrate.com, Tue, 27 Jan 2015

Before you file, you need your tax documents. Here are the statements you should expect.

Video: Why do I need renters insurance?

Bankrate.com, Tue, 27 Jan 2015

When renting, don't assume your personal content and liability are covered by a landlord's insurance.

What the IRS doesn't want you to know

Bankrate.com, Tue, 27 Jan 2015

If the IRS comes knocking, a little knowledge can keep you out of the taxpayer penalty box.

5 ways to boost hybrid or electric-car range

Bankrate.com, Tue, 27 Jan 2015

These tips can help you avoid the gas station or electrical outlet for longer periods.

Brrrr-utal! The 10 costliest winter storms

Bankrate.com, Tue, 27 Jan 2015

Will this week's big nor'easter join this list? See winter at its harshest.

Fire your home contractor? Do it carefully

Bankrate.com, Tue, 27 Jan 2015

Are you eager to dismiss your contractor? There are wrong and right ways to do it.

Wellness programs: What will my boss know?

Bankrate.com, Tue, 27 Jan 2015

Employers say wellness programs save money. But what's the cost to confidentiality?

Moved twice last year, kinda. Can I deduct all expenses?

Bankrate.com, Tue, 27 Jan 2015

You have to meet certain tests before you can deduct moving expenses for a job change.

Picking the proper 1040 tax return form

Bankrate.com, Mon, 26 Jan 2015

There are three tax return forms. The one you use could make a difference in your tax bill.

Fed likely to remain patient as Europe struggles

Bankrate.com, Mon, 26 Jan 2015

Fed expected to tread water on rates as Europe tries to fend off a recession.

Teresa Giudice of 'RHONJ' drops home price

Bankrate.com, Mon, 26 Jan 2015

The imprisoned star, formerly of "Real Housewives of New Jersey," has cut the price of her estate.

Video: 5 best money moves to make this year

Bankrate.com, Mon, 26 Jan 2015

You can end this year better than you started. Here's what to do.

How $50K lump-sum payment affects your mortgage

Bankrate.com, Mon, 26 Jan 2015

Use this tool to learn how a big, fat payment affects your mortgage payoff date.

9 tips to motivate your home contractor

Bankrate.com, Mon, 26 Jan 2015

How do you maintain a good relationship with your contractor? Here's some advice.

How to get that look: 5 enviable kitchens

Bankrate.com, Mon, 26 Jan 2015

Eager to renovate? Steal ideas (and get cost estimates) from these real-life kitchens.

Owe a penalty when you surrender life insurance?

Bankrate.com, Mon, 26 Jan 2015

Some life insurance can be canceled and cashed in. But what will that cost you?

Fire your home contractor? Do it carefully

Bankrate.com, Mon, 26 Jan 2015

Are you eager to dismiss your contractor? There are wrong and right ways to do it.

Americans' financial security hits 4-year high

Bankrate.com, Mon, 26 Jan 2015

Pessimism is drying up in 2015 as Americans start the year less worried about finances.

Who's a Scrooge: You or your mom?

Bankrate.com, Mon, 26 Jan 2015

Our latest survey shows that your age may affect how good you are at keeping a budget.

5 winter housing and mortgage trends

Bankrate.com, Mon, 26 Jan 2015

Now may be a great time to buy a home, and not only because mortgage rates are low.