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USA Today-Money December 15 December 15 FOLLOW US NEWS SPORTS LIFE MONEY TECH TRAVEL OPINION WEATHER USATODAY.COM MONEY columnist 5 tips to becoming an encore entrepreneur They go by various names – encore entrepreneurs, senior entrepreneurs, and elder entrepreneurs. But no matter the label, at least one thing seems certain: Self-employment among seniors is rising. Read Story Personal Finance 5 things to do 5 years before retiring The last five years before retirement come with some specific to-do’s. Personal Finance 5 tax breaks you can still get for 2016 We all want to lower our taxes. Act now, and you might shave some money off your 2016 bill. Personal Finance 3 Warren Buffett stocks to consider in December If you’re looking for Buffett stocks, Motley Fool says to consider these three. Advertisement Personal Finance Act now to manage the tax bill that will be due next year This is the time of year to make some moves to help your tax bill come spring Personal Finance How to find and finance bank-owned properties Bank-owned properties could be an affordable option for first-time or move-up homebuyers. Personal Finance 1 smart year-end tax move that could boost your refund This savvy tax move could lower your tax bill, but you need to act soon. Personal Finance How retirement accounts can affect your tax bracket Making the right decisions about your retirement savings can do wonders for your tax burden. columnist A primer on Social Security spousal benefits Q: My husband is 62 and still working. Can he draw on my Social Security until he is 66? Personal Finance It’s past time to pay back that family loan Stop making excuses, choose path of personal responsibility and pay off family loan. The Day In Pictures Gallery An actor dressed as Santa Claus swims in front of a child at the Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium in Australia. Popular Stories NBC News: Intelligence officials say Putin personally involved in election hack Do this now if you’re a Yahoo user It’s new and it’s bad: Yahoo discloses 1B account breach To forward this e-mail to a friend, click here You are currently subscribed to this newsletter with the address: To UNSUBSCRIBE, please click here . Manage Subscriptions | Help | Advertise | Home Delivery | Privacy Policy – Your California Privacy Rights (c) 2016 USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, LLC. 7950 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA 22108