Time Is Running Out

Things like paying your mortgage early in December can leave you doling out less to Uncle Sam. And at least some good news about stock losses...Sell the poor performers and deduct up to $3,000 dollars against your ordinary income.

Also, have you been meaning to donate to a charity? Now's the time. If you itemize--you can write off the donations. Fit these tips all in before December 31st--you can save.