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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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Use balance transfers to start 2018 with path to pay off debt

NEW YORK When the U.S. Federal Reserve raises interest rates, as it did on Wednesday by a quarter-percentage point, the first pinch consumers usually feel is higher interest rates on credit cards.

07 Dec 2017

My taxes probably are going up. Are yours?

NEW YORK No matter what version of the U.S. tax overhaul being considered by Congress becomes law, it looks like I am going to be paying more in taxes next year.

30 Nov 2017

New U.S. tax law could curb charitable donations

NEW YORK New tax laws could strip away one of the key motivators of year-end giving in the United States - the right to take a tax deduction for the amount you give to qualified charities if you itemize your taxes.

30 Nov 2017

YOUR MONEY-New U.S. tax law could curb charitable donations

NEW YORK, Nov 30 New tax laws could strip away one of the key motivators of year-end giving in the United States - the right to take a tax deduction for the amount you give to qualified charities if you itemize your taxes.

22 Nov 2017

Your Money: Uncertain future for those counting on medical deductions

NEW YORK At a retirement community near Chicago, Jay Schachner and his friends are nervously awaiting the fate of their medical expenses amid U.S. tax overhaul.

15 Nov 2017

Your Money: Minimal relief from prospective death of the dreaded AMT

NEW YORK The alternative minimum tax is on the chopping block in the tax overhaul plans of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate. But its elimination would not bring much relief to the 4.7 million or so taxpayers who get socked with it.

14 Nov 2017

YOUR MONEY-Minimal relief from prospective death of the dreaded AMT

NEW YORK, Nov 14 The alternative minimum tax is on the chopping block in the tax overhaul plans of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate. But its elimination would not bring much relief to the 4.7 million or so taxpayers who get socked with it.

10 Nov 2017

Is tax reform the final straw for alimony?

(This version of the Nov 9 story removes certified financial planner from Armstrong's credentials in the 17th paragraph. He is not a registered CFP.)

06 Nov 2017

Your Money: Splitting retirement accounts is tricky for DIY divorce

NEW YORK If you are trying to have a low-cost, do-it-yourself divorce, it may seem reasonable to just split up the retirement assets and each go your separate ways.

06 Nov 2017

YOUR MONEY-Splitting retirement accounts is tricky for DIY divorce

NEW YORK, Nov 6 If you are trying to have a low-cost, do-it-yourself divorce, it may seem reasonable to just split up the retirement assets and each go your separate ways.

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