This Soda Pop Tax Has a Sweet Side

Sugary sodas are good for kids — or at least they could be in Philadelphia — if a tax proposal there gets a thumbs up from the city council.

A Social Security Strategy That Pays Off Big for Couples

Even though Congress put an end to the popular “file and suspend” strategy for collecting Social Security, another approach remains to help many couples supersize their benefits — sometimes gaining tens of thousands of dollars.