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Dave Ramsey: Do you think I should consider switching from my traditional TSP (Thrift Savings Plan) to a Roth TSP?
The Street: A new year often brings changes in tax law and while April 15 is the traditional deadline to file a return, some deductions can potentially lower Uncle Sam's annual bill if executed by New Year's Eve.
Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages rose slightly this week but remained near historically low levels.
Erin Arvedlund: Now that the Federal Reserve has decided to cut back its bond-buying by $10 billion a month, the move could torpedo the bond market. What's an investor to do?
DEAR HARRY: My mother is 84, and still in pretty good mental shape. She had to buy a new refrigerator when her old one died. However, it would not fit unless she removed or replaced one of her kitchen cabinets.
The Street: The U.S. real estate market may be enjoying a bit of a recovery, but the fact remains that a lot of homeowners still have quite a bit of ground to cover before regaining their home's value lost during the recession. And that may mean you're paying too much in property taxes.
The Street: The two winners have done the hard part in attracting good fortune, but whether to take a lump-sum cash pay-out or to annuitize the winnings is the cushy, but difficult decision the lucky ducks will now have to make.
The Street: Sure, you know that having bad credit can mean paying more for a car loan or a mortgage. You know that it means you can pay more to use your credit cards. But did you know that people with bad credit also pay more for their car insurance and sometimes even for rent? There are more costs of having bad credit than you might know.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nomination of veteran Sen. Max Baucus as U.S. ambassador to China reflects the importance to Washington of advancing the economic relationship with the Asian power despite recent strains on security issues.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Appliance maker Electrolux announced plans Friday to create more than 800 additional jobs over the next four years in Charlotte as it expands next to its North American headquarters.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Authorities on Friday were trying to determine whether a Northern California man's anger over complications he suffered from a 2010 surgery prompted him to go on a shooting rampage at a Nevada urologist's office, killing one doctor and critically wounding another before committing suicide.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - An overseas subsidiary of agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Company has agreed to pay $17.8 million in fines after pleading guilty to bribing Ukrainian officials, the U.S. Justice Department said Friday.
DOVER, Del. (AP) - Bankrupt electric-vehicle maker Fisker Automotive says former employees who were abruptly laid off in April have no valid claims against the company.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook has priced a secondary offering of its stock at $55.05 a share in a deal that will generate a $2.3 billion windfall for CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Holiday travelers in the Midwest and parts East and South were keeping a leery eye Friday on a band of foul weather stretching across the nation's midsection that was threatening to mar the opening weekend of one of the year's busiest travel periods.
NEW YORK (AP) - Gold edged higher Friday, a day after plunging below $1,200 an ounce for the first time in three years.
Dave Ramsey: What do you think about using an online bank for my emergency fund?