Features by Audrey Quinn
Posted In: Taxes, marriage penalty, Earned Income Tax Credit, marriage, tax
When both spouses earn similar incomes, married couples may pay more in taxes.
Posted In: tax refunds, tax preparation, low-income, predatory lending
Some tax preparers charge high fees and make dubious loans to vulnerable clients.
Posted In: property tax
Some cities and towns hadn't reassessed property values in decades.
Posted In: Books, bookstore, borders
A look at why and how retailers use cheap book prices as a selling point.
Posted In: sea world, animals, marine life, animal rights, documentary film
Despite “Blackfish,” SeaWorld generated more than $1 billion last year
Posted In: film, Prada, Gucci, sundance
Just about every major fashion house has a short indie film, and they're hiring top directors like Wes Anderson and Sofia Coppola.
Posted In: Fashion Week, Twitter, Marc Jacobs
Social media currency that can be exchanged for actual products
Posted In: selling your hair, kidney sales
What the interest in selling body parts - like hair, breast milk, and eggs - says about our economy.
Posted In: Walgreens, pharmaceuticals, generic drugs
Generics have a 50 percent bigger markup in comparison with brand-name drugs.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, Obamacare
For Obamacare to work, the "young invincibles" need to sign up. And, so far, they're not.