Posts by Money Talks News
Jun 12, 2008 - Taxes can be complicated, which means it's easy to make mistakes...mistakes that could have gotten you a bigger refund...or could get you in hot water with the IRS. But just because a mistake is made doesn't mean it can't get corrected.
Jun 12, 2008 - Being rich has some fairly obvious advantages. But there are also drawbacks. For example, this time of year when a big income may mean bigger odds of an audit. Audit odds.
Jun 12, 2008 - If you've got a cell phone contract, you're probably aware that if you leave before it ends, you'll be in for a hefty termination fee. But that's something that's already changing at one major carrier and may soon be connecting with others as well.
Jun 12, 2008 - The battle of the DVD formats is over and Blu-Ray won. But does that mean it's time to rush out and buy one? Not so fast...
Jun 12, 2008 - In less than a year, Digital TV will be here. Does it mean your old TV is trash? Do you need to buy a converter box? What's the government doing to help?
Jun 12, 2008 - The President of the United States is expected to help manage the world's biggest economy. But when it comes to money, which of the current candidates does the best job of managing their own?
Jun 12, 2008 - Every year, millions of tax returns are filed with mistakes...mistakes that can delay your refund...even cost you money. Want to avoid the most common? Money reporter Stacy Johnson has things to watch for...
Jun 12, 2008 - If you'll be getting help with your taxes this year, you probably want to make sure its the best help around. Stacy Johnson has a few tips to make sure your choice for a paid tax professional adds up.
Jun 12, 2008 - Raising children isn't easy... or cheap. But this time of year, those dependents can save you money on your taxes. And now the rules about who qualifies as your dependent have changed to better reflect our society.
Jun 12, 2008 - Every year, millions of Americans take out loans on their tax refunds... and every year tax preparation companies rake in millions in interest and fees. But these controversial loans haven't escaped the notice of consumer advocates, and now Uncle Sam is weighing in.
Jun 12, 2008 - While taxes may be as certain as death, how you file them is up in the air. You can do them yourself, go to an accountant, or use your computer. Today money reporter Stacy Johnson explores the cost and benefits of each...
Jun 12, 2008 - Don't you hate filing taxes? Well, millions of people don't even have to file a return. But if you think that sounds lucky, you might want to think again.
Jun 12, 2008 - Every year millions of Americans line up to pay professionals to do their taxes. But needing professional help doesn't mean you need to pay for it.
Jun 12, 2008 - Owning your own home: an idea so popular it's known as the American Dream. But as prices fall and foreclosures rise, for many it's become a nightmare instead. How do you know whether renting or owning is the way to go?
Jun 12, 2008 - If you put money in any retirement accounts, you probably have a choice between traditional and Roth. But what's the difference?