HP Home & Home Office offers its HP ENVY Phoenix 810-130qe Intel Haswell Core i7 3.4GHz Desktop PC, model no. E3W47AV#ABA, for $879.99. Coupon code "MORE25" cuts it to $854.99. With $9.99 for shipping, that's $245 off list and the lowest total price we could find. (For further comparison, we saw it with a 128GB SSD for $105 more in December.) It features an Intel Core i7-4770 3.4GHz Haswell quad-core processor, 8GB RAM, 2TB 7200 rpm hard drive, Blu-ray player / DVD burner combo drive, NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 4GB graphics card, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, media card reader, USB 3.0, and Windows 8.1 64-bit. Coupon expires March 15.
The new federal income tax law is not as hard on tax-sheltered retirement plans as feared. But savers and investors should be aware of a couple of changes.