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Here's why getting exactly zero back from the IRS might be a good thing

Here's why getting exactly zero back from the IRS might be a good thing

Finance
Forget about that gigantic refund: What you really want from the IRS is a tax balance of exactly zero and no big check. That's because hitting zero with the taxman — that is, neither owing a balance nor receiving a refund — is an indication that you paid exactly the amount of tax liability you owed. A select group of taxpayers managed to hit that goal during the 2016 tax year, according to SmartAsset's analysis of IRS data. Montana happens to be home to the greatest number of filers who owed nothing and received nothing in return from the ...
Trump tells European countries to take back IS fighters

Trump tells European countries to take back IS fighters

World
President Trump has told the UK and other European allies to take back and put on trial more than 800 Islamic State (IS) group fighters captured in the final battle against the group. His tweet comes as US-backed Kurdish forces continue an assault on the last pocket of IS territory on the Syrian side of the Iraqi border. The IS fighters are being held by the Kurdish-led forces. Mr Trump added that the IS caliphate was "ready to fall." Islamic State conflict 'Many civilians' still trapped with IS "The US does not want to watch as these ISIS fighters permeate Europe, which is where they are expected to go. We do so much, and spend so much - Time for others to step up and do the job that they are so capable of doing", he said in a ...

Stocks Bounce Back from Retail Sales Surprise

Finance
[unable to retrieve full-text content]The market responded to real economic data on Thursday instead of good vibes from trade negotiations thousands of miles away Unfortunately that data was weaker than expected retail sales which led to a sharp morning selloff But the major indices calmed down and ended the session well off Latest Articles in
Here's how to get your New Year's financial resolutions back on track

Here's how to get your New Year's financial resolutions back on track

Finance
Whether it was an unexpected expense or an impulse purchase, chances are you've slacked off on your resolution to save more and spend less. That's OK. Most people typically give up on their financial resolutions six weeks into the new year, according to a survey from LearnVest. This year is no exception, even though more than 4 in 10 Americans said losing debt is a top priority — even over shedding weight, according to a survey by CompareCards.com. "Weight isn't necessarily something that impacts people in their everyday lives," said Matt Schulz...
Watford 1-2 Chelsea: Blues back into Champions League places as Eden Hazard proves to be the difference once again

Watford 1-2 Chelsea: Blues back into Champions League places as Eden Hazard proves to be the difference once again

Sports
ED BOY The Belgium international moved past a century of goals for the west Londoners with a well-taken brace Eden Hazard passed a century of goals for Chelsea as he helped the Blues to a 2-1 win over Watford. The Belgium captain was virtually unplayable at Vicarage Road, scoring twice to knock the proverbial stuffing out of the hosts on Boxing Day. Hazard was fantastic against Watford on Boxing Day Deployed through the middle by Maurizio Sarri, Hazard opened the scoring when Real Madrid loanee Mateo Kovacic released the forward with a perfectly weighted through ball just before half time to round Ben Foster and score. But Watford were level soon after as Roberto Pereyra lashed home a volley from the edge of the box into the bot...