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This Is the Best State to Retire In (Hint: It's Not Florida)

According to a recent survey, the best state to retire in is Wyoming.

Thu Mar 26

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Here’s the Single Biggest Itemized Tax Deduction

In 2012, the average itemized deduction for casualty and theft loss was $30,982, or roughly three times that of the average mortgage interest deduction.

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This Is How Bank of America Can Win Me (and You) Back

The importance of saying "I'm sorry."

Wed Mar 25

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 6:43 PM

Why American Express Gave Costco the Boot (and Not the Other Way Around)

After Costco pushed for a change in terms, American Express concluded that the deal no longer made economic sense.

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An Argument for Buying Expensive Stocks

When it comes to stocks, you get what you pay for.

Tue Mar 24

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 10:03 AM

Competition in Banking: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Tune in to learn why banks are so prone to failure, and why there may be an upside to lending cycles that end in financial crises.

Fri Mar 20

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 7:18 PM

The Single Most Important Number for Choosing a Bank Stock

Holding all else equal, investors should always choose a bank with a low efficiency ratio as compared with a high one.

Thu Mar 19

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What Is the Maximum Social Security Tax for 2015?

For 2014, the maximum Social Security tax for a single taxpayer is $7,254, and twice that for self-employed taxpayers.

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 6:19 PM

How the Home-Office Deduction Works With the Mortgage-Interest Deduction

Using these two deductions together will reduce your income tax liability.

Wed Mar 18

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Yet Another Ominous Development for Sears Holding Corp.

Vendors are beginning to restrict payment terms to Sears, possibly presaging a bigger crisis when the holiday shopping season rolls around.

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1 Reason Citigroup Is Safer Today Than It Was Before the Financial Crisis

By reducing its reliance on the repo market, Citigroup has bolstered the resiliency of its balance sheet.

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Looking for Double-Digit Dividend Growth? Try This Sector

Stocks in the financial sector are projected to increase their dividend payouts by 12.8% this year.

Tue Mar 17

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 10:04 PM

The 2 Biggest Risks to Future Social Security Benefits

An aging population and ultra-low interest rates are straining the Social Security system.

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This Chart Shows the Percentage of Income Tax Returns Audited by the IRS

Most people have less than a 1% chance of having their income tax return of experiencing an audit.

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 5:59 PM

The Single Worst Practice of Wall Street Banks

Since the 1980s, banks have begun treating their customers as adversaries, not clients.

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The Biggest Red Flag for Credit Card Companies

If you want to find a good credit card company to invest in, the best place to begin your search is by looking at how well they manage credit risk.

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What do CCAR results mean for the biggest US banks?

Can Citigroup execs finally get some sleep at night following the CCAR round of stress testing? Join us to find out.

Thu Mar 12

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 6:09 PM

Citigroup Raises Dividend for First Time Since the Financial Crisis

After being rejected two out of the last three years, Citigroup was finally given approval to raise its dividend for the first time since the financial crisis.

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Why Goldman Sachs (and 2 Other Wall Street Banks) Nearly Failed This Year's Stress Test

Higher-than-expected trading losses nearly caused JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley to fail the 2015 stress tests.

Wed Mar 11

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 5:21 PM

29 Banks Approved to Return More Capital to Shareholders

Among the banks getting the thumbs up was Citigroup, which had been rejected in two out of the last three stress tests.

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