Lenovo offers its 4.7-lb. Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431 Intel Ivy Bridge Core i3 2.3GHz 14" Laptop (pictured), model no. 6277CTO, for $599. Coupon code "WINTER" drops it to $527.12. With free shipping, that's $72 off and tied with our mention from a week ago as the lowest total price we've seen for a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge with these specs. Features include an Intel Core i3-3110M Ivy Bridge 2.4GHz dual-core processor, 14" 1366x768 LCD, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 6-cell battery, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. Deal ends January 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.