One of the top pieces of retirement advice might be wrong: The truth about Roth accounts

The conventional wisdom on Roth versus traditional IRAs needs an update, a new study finds.

Here's exactly how Paul Ryan's tax plan is a giant tax cut for millionaires

Rich? Paul Ryan wants to make you richer.

Trump paid $38 million tax on $153 million income in 2005, report and White House say

Trump paid about 25% of his income in federal taxes, according to documents released by MSNBC.

Is Trump in favor of tax credits or tax deductions? Here's what he's said so far

Trump doesn't pay his taxes, and he doesn't want you to do it either.

Here's exactly how Donald Trump could hurt the middle class — and how to fight back

President Elect Donald Trump should already have workers worried.

Will Donald Trump raise taxes? It depends on your income level.

Trump would probably lower your taxes. But there'd be a lot of caveats.

Donald Trump would raise taxes on millions of American families — including his supporters

Donald Trump would increase taxes for nearly 8 million families, according to experts.

Ben Carson Shifts Attention From Campaign Chaos With Flat Tax Plan

Here's Ben Carson's tax plan.

Abolish the Sales Tax

Sales taxes end up costing the poor far more than the rich, so why do they even exist?


Chained CPI Isn't Another Word For Social Security Cuts

Many people don't understand what Chained CPI is and claim it is a benefit cut. Here are a few myths about Chained CPI.

Obama Tax Return: President's Income Falls, Tax Rate is 18%

President Obama released his tax returns for 2012. They show that even the President of the United States can not escape the taxman.

Tax Reform 2013: Democrats and Republicans Aren't So Different After All

Democrats and Republicans are constantly at odds on who is going to get taxed, and the purposes of that tax. But one thing is clear: both parties have made sure that Americans get taxed.

Fiscal Cliff Deal Increases Taxes on 77% of Americans

The fiscal cliff deal will not only impact the wealthy, but will also increase taxes on average Americans without any cuts in wasteful government spending.

Fiscal Cliff 2013: Obama and GOP Agree on Eliminating Key Tax Break

A sacred deduction, the tax break for municipal bond interest is in jeopardy as some Republicans join Democrats in supporting elimination.


Obama 2013 Tax Plan: Why the President is Gunning For the Rich

Increasing marginal tax rates on the top bracket will primarily affect those in the lower tier of the highest rate. Is that what the president actually wants?

Fiscal Cliff 2013: What It is and Why We Want to Avoid It

If a compromise isn’t reached between Democrats and Republicans, a whopping $607 billion will vanish from the economy overnight.

Election 2012: Debunking the Top 10 Economic Myths From Obama

Continuing to debunk the myths Obama has perpetuated: the wealthy not paying their fair share, tax cuts leading to the recession, "Romney Hood" and pledges not to raise taxes on the middle class.

Obama vs Romney Debate Schedule: On Wednesday Expect Debate on Economic Policies

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama will face off next Wednesday. Voters can expect to hear what they've heard all along from Romney when it comes to taxes and the economy.

Obama vs Romney: A Millennial Take on the Romney 47 Percent Gaffe

Romney's comments are a BFD ... and expose his true feelings about America


Trickle Down Economics Debunked in One Chart

A new study finds that most Americans prefer the distribution of wealth in socialist states.

Facebook Founder Eduardo Saverin Drops US Citizenship to Avoid Paying Taxes on $100B Payday

Saverin's decision to renounce his U.S. citizenship ahead of the company's $100 billion IPO highlights the problems with our country's federal tax policy.

Don't Rip Apple for Dodging Taxes: U.S. Tax Code Needs to be Fixed Immediately

The case with Apple shows that tax competitiveness is important, and that the U.S. tax code needs an overhaul.

5 New Revenue Sources to Fix America's Debt Crisis

Five proposals that could solve America's debt issue.

Millennials Love Ron Paul, But Should be Wary of His Economic Policies

Paul may have non-traditional social policies which appeal to young people, but his economic platforms could hurt our generation.


How Conservatives Silence the Middle Class

By screaming "class warfare," conservatives have shut down debate about tax policies and excluded the middle class from the conversation.

Tax Reform, According to the Gang of Six

The bi-partisan proposal for debt-reduction will increase taxes and limit tax breaks that have generally assisted the working-class.