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A very taxing family

| Apr 6, 2007
It's a family business that only Uncle Sam could love. Ashley Milne-Tyte takes us to Queens, New York, where three generations of tax accountants prepare for April under the same roof.
Posted In: Jobs, Taxes

Mailbag for Friday, April 6, 2007

| Apr 6, 2007
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on life insurance for newborns, prioritizing income when you decide to establish your own nonprofit business, and the secrets of retiring at age 51.

Buzzword: H-1B visa

| Apr 6, 2007
They come from foreign lands to put their sophisticated skills to work in the U.S. -- unless there's not enough room.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

Day in the Work Life: Steeplewright

| Apr 6, 2007
Don't take your places of worship for granted. This week, we profile a man whose job it is to make sure church steeples stay upright.

So . . . how much are your colleagues making?

| Apr 6, 2007
You know you're dying to find out. What kind of salary are your coworkers making? Tess Vigeland talks snooping strategies with Donna Rosato of Money Magazine.

Why do I have to keep checking my checks?

| Apr 6, 2007
It seems like you deposited that check ages ago and it still hasn't cleared. There's a reason. Tess finds out why with Jean Ann Fox of the Consumer Federation of America.
Posted In: Savings

Get interested in your savings

| Apr 6, 2007
There are lots of banks who'd love the chance to sit on your cash. And that means you can find some pretty competitive rates. Lisa Napoli offers this primer on finding high-yield savings.
Posted In: Savings

End of the VOIP line for Vonage?

Lisa Napoli | Apr 6, 2007
A federal judge says the pioneering company that connects cheap phone calls over the Internet can't sign up new customers while it appeals a ruling that it stole ideas from wireless giant Verizon.
Posted In: Crime

Poor first to feel global warming's effects

Sam Eaton and Kai Ryssdal | Apr 6, 2007
A U.N. report warns poor countries will be hit hardest with famine, fresh water shortages, and coastal flooding unless global warming is slowed. Solving the problem will require a huge infusion of cash from Western nations.

OMB tracking billions in pork-project earmarks

Steve Henn | Apr 6, 2007
The U.S. Office of Management and Budget now has an online database of more than 13,000 congressional earmarks from the 2005 budget — $19 billion worth of pork benefitting some big companies.
Posted In: Washington

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