Dear Quentin, My wife and I had a great year this year. We intend to max out both of our 401(k)s and IRAs, and my solo 401(k) from my self-employed business to remain under an income limit for school choice. Previously, I have encouraged my wife to convert her...
Apple Inc. will no longer require customers to wear masks at many of its stores starting Friday, according to a new report. Citing an internal memo it obtained, Bloomberg News reported Thursday that Apple AAPL, -0.35% was easing its mask rules as COVID-19 cases decline and vaccinations rise nationwide....
Americans will be able to save more in their workplace retirement accounts in 2022, the Internal Revenue Service said on Thursday. As part of the changes, employees will be able to contribute $20,500 to their 401(k), 403(b), the federal government’s Thrift Savings Plan and most 457 plans in 2022, up from $19,500 in...
President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for businesses that employ 100 or more employees is getting mixed reviews. Some business advocacy groups see it as a necessary step in ensuring workers’ safety on the job while others see it as overly burdensome, especially in the face of widespread labor shortages...
Traders are questioning whether Federal Reserve policy makers have already missed their best opportunity to get a handle on persistently higher U.S. inflation, as financial markets turn their attention to Friday’s monthly payrolls report. With Fed officials remaining patient about raising interest rates and relying on incoming economic...
Shares of autonomous-vehicle technology company Aurora Innovation Inc. rose nearly 2% on Thursday, their debut on the Nasdaq after the merger with a blank-check company was completed. The merger with special-purpose acquisition company Reinvent Technology Partners Y formally closed on Wednesday, leaving Aurora AUR, +1.01% with more than...
In Washington, the home of tech titans like Amazon AMZN, +2.15% founder Jeff Bezos and Microsoft MSFT, +0.26% co-founder Bill Gates, residents said in a non-binding vote that the state should not be assessing a capital gains tax on high earners. In Colorado, voters rejected an extra 5% excise...
Our bodies change with age, and we can’t do many things we did when we were young. But that doesn’t mean people can’t enjoy sex in their 60s, 70s and beyond. So says Dr. Ruth Westheimer, whose radio show Sexually Speaking aired nationally in the 1980s. I caught up...
As someone who stood in the front row of every adult group picture for decades, this writer knows a little something about the best cars for short people. The fact that every vehicle out there doesn’t fit shouldn’t offend, because it’s not discrimination but averages. On the other hand,...
The U.S. has surpassed 750,000 deaths due to COVID-19. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, the coronavirus has killed 750,410 Americans since the pandemic began in early 2020, as of Wednesday night. More than 46.2 million Americans have been infected with the virus. The U.S. leads the world...