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The Forbes 2018 Tax Guide

Advice on filing your 2017 tax return, making the most of the new tax law and avoiding tax scams and headaches. 

The Forbes Fintech 50 For 2018

While crypto hogs the headlines, technology is disrupting the $8.5 trillion (market cap) U.S. financial services industry in less flashy ways, changing how we invest, borrow and save; how big banks control risk; and how hedge funds analyze data. Here is the Forbes Fintech 50 2018 list.

The 15-Stock ‘Free Lunch’ Portfolio

If you'd invested $100,000 in the Free Lunch Portfolio in 2000 and rebalanced every year, you'd have $1.68 million. By contrast, a $100,000 investment in the S&P 500 would be worth $255,000 now.

Spin Gold From Spinoffs: A Portfolio Of 5 Castoffs Trounces The S&P 500

The Spinoff Portfolio for 2018: CSRA, Synchrony Financial, GCP Applied Technologies, Adient and Lamb Weston Holdings

Should Your Company Incorporate In Delaware? Not So Fast

For the first time ever, Delaware's Court of Chancery, the no-jury “business court,” has ordered the forced sale of a privately-held, thriving corporation over the strenuous objections of shareholders who own half of the company.

Nobel Laureate Heckman: Tax Reform Could Boost Economy With Bigger, Refundable Child Care Credit

Today, the maximum credit for working parents with two or more children is $2,100. That is 10% of the average annual cost of care for two children and, more importantly, those most in need cannot access this important resource.

Want To Cut The Cost Of Tax Reform? Don’t Reward Companies That Shifted Profits Offshore

There’s a big disconnect between the politicians' angry rhetoric about companies that shift profits offshore and the gift to these same companies that will likely be a part of the tax cut that Congress and the Trump Administration are fashioning.

Gotcha! Social Security Benefits Rising 2% In 2018, But Most Retirees Won’t See Extra Cash

Many retirees will find most or all of their Social Security boost eaten up by a jump in the Medicare Part B premiums deducted from their monthly checks.

Trump Plan Delivers Massive Tax Cuts To The 1% And Sharp Kick To The Upper Middle Class

The Tax Policy Center estimates that in 2018 the richest 1% would get 53% of the Trump tax cut. By 2027, the 1% would claim 80% of the benefit.

Don’t Count On An NFL Defense; Free Speech Rights Aren’t Guaranteed In The Workplace

Bottom line: you have a constitutional right to talk politics, but no similar constitutional right to a job.

Even New York’s Hard Nosed Tax Enforcers Can’t Resist A True Paris Love Story

How a Colgate-Palmolive CFO married his high school sweetheart, retired and moved to Paris to be with her, and convinced New York he was domiciled (for tax purposes) in France, despite maintaining a penthouse apartment in the Big Ap...

Forbes Special Report On Tax Reform

With President Trump pushing hard for tax reform--or at least a big league tax cut--we asked top Senate and House tax writers, Forbes contributors and outside experts, to weigh in on the possible changes.

Revenue Neutral, Gimmick Free Tax Reform Is Hard — And Worth It

There are those who say just forget about paying for reform and rely on bogus claims the tax cuts will pay for themselves ultimately. For those who want to grow the economy, this is a mistake;

How To Design Tax Reform: 8 Lessons From 1986

Eugene Steurele, whose work at the U.S. Treasury helped produce the Tax Reform Act of 1986, sets out eight lessons current tax reformers can tax from that groundbreaking effort.

Baby Boomers Get Their Own Retirement Robo Advisor — And A Pitch To Spend More

United Income is the brainchild of HelloWallet founder Matt Fellowes and is backed by Morningstar and billionaire eBay founder Pierre Omidyar.

3 Ways Millennials Are Influencing Global Investing

Even before they inherit trillions from their Baby Boomer parents, Millennials' interests---from crowdfunding to impact investing---are changing money management.  

Forbes 2017 Investment Guide: Bad Ideas Gone Good

Take a reverse mortgage? Buy commodities? Trade options? Cut your own salary? This special guide shows how strategies that might sound foolish at first, can pay off in the right circumstances.

On His 97th Day As President, Donald Trump Made Tax Reform Less Likely

Administration's one page plan is actually a setback for reform, some seasoned tax hands say.

Why Impact Investing May Flourish In The Age Of Donald Trump

As the U.S. government retreats from funding environmental, health and social needs, private investors and fund managers are moving in.

New Stock Picks For The Uber Cannibals Investing Strategy

Lowe’s and NVR remain on the 2017-2018 list of top cash rich, undervalued companies that consistently buy back their own stock. But there are three new names, too.

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