Personal Finance Daily: The IRS is looking for these red flags this tax season and Warren Buffett is having trouble selling his home

Happy Wednesday, MarketWatchers. While you take a break from doing your taxes, check out these top stories:

Personal Finance
Beware, the IRS is looking for these red flags this tax season

Tax experts give their opinion on what to avoid when filing your taxes.

Young single Americans are tired, confused and scared about dating during #Metoo

The reckoning sweeping all parts of life has had a chilling effect on romance

Bitcoin exchange Coinbase is handing over user information to the IRS

The tax man is coming for crypto holders, whether they like it or not.

Warren Buffett is having trouble selling his home — how to avoid that same fate

One wrong decision can make it significantly harder to get your home off the market.

This city saw the biggest home-price growth in 2017 — and, no, it’s not on the West Coast

High housing costs are spurring migration across the country.

More companies are making this critical #TimesUp change for female employees

Companies are beginning to reevaluate certain wage policies.

The opioid epidemic is costing the U.S. more than $500 billion per year

Opioids are killing tens of thousands of Americans every year.

ALS patient group unhappy with how $115 million raised by the Ice Bucket Challenge is being spent

Individuals with ALS say they aren’t benefiting from the Ice Bucket Challenge donations that poured into the nonprofit ALS Association.

Steve Wozniak had $70,000 in bitcoin stolen after falling for a simple, yet perfect, scam

Will you be smarter than the Apple co-founder?

This is your last chance ever to reverse a Roth IRA conversion

The new tax law stops the unwinding of IRA conversions beginning this year — but it doesn’t apply to conversions made in 2017, writes Anthony Curatola.

Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Amazon HQ2? Housing experts put their money on Atlanta and Northern Virginia

A group of economists and industry experts think either Atlanta or the D.C. metro area is the most likely home of Amazon’s next headquarters.

Trump calls for taking guns first and going through due process second at White House meeting

President Donald Trump suggested on Wednesday taking guns away from potential mass shooters, saying during a White House meeting with lawmakers, “I like taking the guns early.”

Savers haven’t benefited during this Fed rate-hike cycle, Powell admits

One thing that’s notable this rate-hike cycle is that as the Federal Reserve ratchets up interest rates — five increases so far this cycle — banks haven’t followed suit in the interest they pay savers.

How biased is your news source? You probably won’t agree with this chart

Are we even aware of our biases anymore? If you look at this chart and are convinced your “extreme” source belongs in the middle, you just might be part of the problem plaguing America today.

Pending home sales tumble to a 3-year low as housing ‘crisis’ worsens

Home-purchase contract signings fell at the fastest pace in nearly 8 years and touched a 3-year low, suggesting the inventory crunch is really starting to bite.

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