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6 Strange New Taxes That May Be Headed Your Way

Filed under: Taxes, Tax Changes, Tax LawsBy CHERYL LOCK

It’s tax time!

And while you’re busy scrambling to get together your return for this year, a new Time article points out six new (incredibly strange) taxes that may be coming your way in the ver…

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More States Join Suit to Kill Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Filed under: Housing Market, Financial Reform, U.S. Government, Consumer ProtectionEight more states have joined a lawsuit aimed at challenging the constitutionality of parts of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, including t…

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Estate Tax Is Alive and Well, and States Are Dying for the Revenue

Filed under: Taxes, Estate Planning, Estate TaxThought the estate tax debate was a thing of the past? Not so fast.

Even though the fiscal-cliff compromise kept the federal estate tax exemption at its former level of $5 million, many state governments …

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No Man, More Money: Five Women Who Thrived After Divorce

Filed under: Family Money, Personal Finance

Clichés are often rooted in truth, and those about single mothers and poverty are no exception. According to a recent Spectrem Group study, recent female divorcees are twice as likely to live at o…

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Nate Silver Almost Certainly Has Millions at Stake in Tonight’s Election

Filed under: People, Money and Politics, Election 2012By Joe Weisenthal

The other day, Nate Silver proposed a $2,000 bet (for charity) with Joe Scarbrough on the outcome of the election.

But let’s be honest, Silver has WAY more at stake than $2,000 a…

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