Susan Tompor, Yahoo Finance

Susan Tompor

Yahoo Finance

Detroit, MI, United States

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Recent:
  • Yahoo Finance
  • Detroit Free Press
  • Post-Bulletin
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  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Indianapolis Star
  • The Spectrum
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  • USA TODAY
  • The Miami Herald
  • delawareonline
  • The News Leader
  • North Jersey News
  • independentmail
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Recent articles by Susan:

That letter from the IRS could be a fake. Watch out for this tax scam and others in 2020

Crooks want your Social Security number and other personal information to file fake returns so they can to steal tax refunds. → Read More

February brings big bonuses to Delta Air Lines, UAW workers

Delta Air Lines will hand out profit-sharing checks Feb. 14; the Detroit Three will announce profit-sharing for UAW workers in early February. → Read More

Latest tax scam holds your info for ransom. Here's how to spot it and other fraud

Fraudsters want your Social Security number and other information to file fake tax returns as early as they can to steal tax refunds. → Read More

Want to file your 2019 tax return for free? New IRS changes make it easier

The Internal Revenue Service has added tweaks to offer consumer protections to the 'Free File' program for the tax season, which kicks off Jan. 27. → Read More

Secure Act: What to know about stretch IRAs, RMDs as retirement rules change

Two key rules regarding retirement savings are changing under the SECURE Act. Neither change should cause widespread panic, but you need to plan. → Read More

New retirement rules could help boost your savings

The rules of the retirement game just saw a sizable overhaul in Congress, giving a nod to the reality that many Americans can't afford to quit working. → Read More

New coaching program is designed to help you fix finances

GreenPath Financial Wellness — with the support of a $345,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase — develop a pilot program for one-on-one financial coaching. → Read More

Wall Street averts panic, edges higher after Iran's attack

Wall Street didn't see a sell-off Wednesday after the missile attack by Iran against bases in Iraq. But traders are watching travel, oil stocks. → Read More

New retirement rules could help boost your savings: 5 things to know

New retirement rules can help young families, employees who consistently work part-time and small business owners who want to start 401(k) plans. → Read More

Could US-Iran tensions drive up risks for recession? An economist weighs in

Economist Diane Swonk tells a Detroit audience what she thinks about a potential recession as global developments add tension to world markets. → Read More

Domino's ripped by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio for $30 pizzas

Domino's isn't worried about backlash from criticism by the New York mayor, noting that prices are high in New York on New Year's Eve. → Read More

Peloton offers a good holiday shopping exercise for thinking before buying

Peloton Interactive made big news when its stock dropped after its latest lush holiday ad exploded on social media. What were they thinking? → Read More

Paying for the holidays in six easy payments. Here's what to consider

Retailers ranging from Walmart to Shinola are making monthly installment loans easier to get for holiday shoppers. → Read More

Ford stock drops nearly 7% on Deutsche Bank downgrade, earnings outlook

Deutsche Bank's downgrade of Ford stock reflects "ongoing near-term earnings outlook deterioration from operational issues." → Read More

How retirees can check if they're having enough taxes withheld

The risk of having too little set aside for income taxes applies to both workers — and retirees. A new IRS withholding tool online can help both. → Read More

Fed cuts rate again but doesn't hand Trump as much as he wanted

The Fed may need to cut interest rates further in October if the UAW strike at GM drags on, experts say. Fed cut rates Wednesday by a quarter point. → Read More

UAW workers picketing GM must wait for $250 a week in strike pay

Strike pay for UAW workers picketing GM would add up to $13,000 a year, which would be below the national poverty level for a family of four. → Read More

How do you make more money when the Fed cuts rates?

Savers are looking at lower rates, too, as experts forecast another Fed rate cut in September, and possibly in December. → Read More

America's first LGBTQ credit union to launch in Michigan

Michigan has approved a charter for Superbia Credit Union. called the "first financial institution solely dedicated to serve the LGBTQ community." → Read More

Don't have a down payment for a house? Banks might have a deal for you

About 69% of prospective home buyers say the big barrier to buying is saving enough for a down payment and costs, says a new Bank of America survey. → Read More