Friday, February 26, 2021

Money

Is My Stimulus Payment Taxable? And Other Tax Questions

Ms. Long generally recommends that people getting unemployment benefits choose to have at least 10 percent withheld for taxes to avoid unwelcome surprises.You’ll probably...

A Bigger Risk Than GameStop? Beware the Ponzi Scheme Next Door

The GameStop stock saga — with its element of David versus Goliath, not to mention its head-turning price gains followed by stomach-churning drops —...

In ‘Do-Over,’ Enrollment in Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Reopens

This time around, the federal government is expected to spend $50 million on marketing and outreach efforts, to let people know that low-cost coverage...

What Can You Actually Buy With Bitcoin?

In the last twelve months, the value of a single unit of Bitcoin has risen from less than $10,000 to more than $30,000. Companies...

Changes in FAFSA May Reduce College Aid for Some Families

That may be “small consolation” to families affected by the elimination of the sibling break, Mr. Draeger acknowledged. “I don’t want to be callous,”...

A 10-Year-Old GameStop Investor Cashed In. His Return? Over 5,000%.

“All of a sudden, I heard ‘ding, ding, ding, ding, ding,’” Ms. Carr, 31, referring to the stock alerts, said in an interview on...

So You Just Made a Lot of Money on GameStop. There’s One Catch: Taxes.

Say a high-income investor bought 100 shares of GameStop on Jan. 4, when the shares traded at $17.25, paying $1,725. Then, the trader sold...

As Bitcoin’s Price Surges, Affluent Investors Start to Take a Look

Several firms provide secure key storage — or custody services, as they’re known with other financial assets. Two Ocean’s system, Mr. Revill said, combines...

Who’s Making All Those Scam Calls?

Pointing to my voice recorder on the table, he asked, meekly, “Is this necessary?”When his scam calls were already on YouTube, I countered, how...

Pay Less When You Drive Less

Given the constraints of virus lockdowns and worries over health and safety, the bulk of your automobile use may be from grocery-store runs these...

I.R.S. Pushes Back Start of 2020 Tax Filing Season

“This would be the same experience for taxpayers if the filing season opened in late January,” the agency said. By law, the agency cannot...

With Higher Taxes Possible, Here’s What to Do Now

Some tax issues will play out later this year. One of them involves individuals who own businesses and pay the self-employment tax. They pay...

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Global Action Is ‘Very Far’ From What’s Needed to Avert Climate Chaos

The global scientific consensus is clear: Emissions of planet-warming gases must be cut by nearly half by 2030 if the world is to have...

A Harvard Professor Called Wartime Sex Slaves ‘Prostitutes.’ One Pushed Back.

SEOUL, South Korea — The students and the survivor were divided by two generations and 7,000 miles, but they met on Zoom to discuss...