What Is Capital Gains Tax and When Are You Exempt?

What Is Capital Gains Tax and When Are You Exempt?

The capital gains tax is what you owe for the money you've made selling certain assets. Here's what you need to know about the current rate and what can be exempt.

Bill Gates' House: A Look at Xanadu 2.0

Bill Gates' House: A Look at Xanadu 2.0

Being a billionaire for three decades can, as it turns out, afford you a pretty nice house. What are the standout parts of Bill Gates's Xanadu 2.0?

How to Buy a House in 12 Simple Steps

How to Buy a House in 12 Simple Steps

Buying a house, especially for a first-timer, is a pretty big deal. Take these action steps to get it all right.

Prosper by Understanding Trade Consequences

Prosper by Understanding Trade Consequences

My experience with Simon Property Group shares and options illustrates how it can be done.

Limoneira Leaves Sour Taste on Soft Avocado Prices, While NL Industries Slips

Limoneira Leaves Sour Taste on Soft Avocado Prices, While NL Industries Slips

The ag stock takes a hit after a nice run-up and NL declines after a pullback in Kronos Worldwide, in which it holds a big stake.

What Was the Subprime Mortgage Crisis and How Did it Happen?

What Was the Subprime Mortgage Crisis and How Did it Happen?

The subprime mortgage crisis occurred when the real estate market collapsed and homeowners defaulted on their loans. How did the market get to that point?

Warren Buffett Isn't Your Typical Billionaire

Warren Buffett Isn't Your Typical Billionaire

How much do you actually know about Warren Buffett? Here's our look at the Oracle of Omaha: the man, the myth and the billionaire.

Housing, Homebuilders and Contrarian Plays

Housing, Homebuilders and Contrarian Plays

These data points tell me investors are too pessimistic on this part of the market.

The Best U.S. Cities to Find a Job

The Best U.S. Cities to Find a Job

Where you live can play a big part in getting your first job whether you're just starting out or if you're looking for a new job.

These Are the Healthiest Cities in the U.S.

These Are the Healthiest Cities in the U.S.

Cities with strong community fitness have more strengths and resources that support healthy living and fewer challenges that hinder it.