Should you loan or give your adult kids money?
Investments that you hold for less than a year and then sell are considered short term investments and are taxed as ordinary income.
Must I provide a Social Security number to any business or government agency that asks?
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has given final approval to legislation that seeks to prevent home foreclosures by forcing mortgage lenders to offer modifications on certain “risky” loans.
Complaints about home improvement contractors, along with used cars, insurance policies and foreclosure scams were among the top consumer gripes in Massachusetts.
For most people the tax information has begun piling up on the kitchen counter.
One day after it was among five major banks sued by Massachusetts over deceptive foreclosure practices, GMAC Mortgage said Friday that it will stop purchasing new mortgage loans written by third parties in the state.
Boston students getting off the bus, for good. Leaving big banks and fees behind. St. Peter-Marian football player with Down Syndrome scores a TD. Baseball’s epic Game Six.
The intent of the credit card reform law is pretty clear. It is supposed to protect consumers from getting taken advantage of by big banks.
A survey by MASSPIRG, the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group, of 350 banks finds that almost a quarter of them refused to disclose their full list of charges and fees.