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Tax Tips for Same-Sex Married Couples

Filed under: Taxes, Tax LawsBy Alden Wicker

It’s been another banner year for gay rights, with Maine, Maryland and Washington saying “I do,” to same-sex marriages. Plus, same-sex marriage legislation is currently moving through the Rhode Island legisl…

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The 10 States with the Most People Living on the Edge of Financial Ruin

Filed under: Debt, Cost of Living, EconomyAmerica’s image is that of a place where anyone can grow up to be president, and even a college dropout can found a multibillion-dollar empire.

But one need only look at our finances to see not everyone gets o…

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The 10 Most Tax-Friendly States for Retirees

Filed under: Retirement

Deciding where to live in retirement involves important decisions about climate, cost of living, proximity to friends and family, and an ideal location to enjoy favorite activities. State and local taxes play a critical role, t…

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Election Day Roadmap: How the Swing State Results Will Roll in on the Way to 270

Filed under: Election 2012

Well, here we are: Election Day.

After $2 billion in total campaign spending, three presidential debates, hundreds of campaign ads, and thousands of campaign appearances, the presidential race is … wait for it … a t…

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The Best and Worst Job Markets in the U.S.

North Dakota topped Gallup’s list of best places to find jobs last year, followed by other states rich in natural resources, such as South Dakota and Alaska. Meanwhile, Nevada, New Jersey and California were the worst states for…

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