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The Tax rebate

Feb 15, 2008
Question: I have heard that this new rebate check that was just passed by Congress and now the White House is nothing more than an advance on our...
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London too taxing for foreigners?

Feb 12, 2008
Heavier taxes on foreign-born residents in London are threatening an exodus of thousands of workers. Stephen Beard reports this might damage the city's role as a global trading center.
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UGMA

Feb 11, 2008
Question: Years ago, we bought zero-coupon bonds for our son's college fund. They were timed to mature as he went through college, which has worked...
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U.K. scandal prompts calls for reform

Feb 11, 2008
British Parliament member Derek Conway has been suspended for misusing public funds after he paid his son over $80,000 for work he did not do. The scandal has led to demands for transparency to fight what some consider is a tradition of corruption in Parliament. Steven Beard reports.
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EU banana tarrif overruled

Feb 8, 2008
An international panel on trade disputes has ruled against the European Union's import tariffs for bananas from Latin America. John Dimsdale reports on what the ruling means for U.S. importers like Chiquita and Dole.
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Put the money where the economy is

Feb 8, 2008
With rebate checks on their way to eager taxpayers, many consumers are bound for bad spending decisions. Danielle Karson talks to credit experts about wise places to put the money.
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Tax rebate?

Feb 4, 2008
Question: Should I wait to file my tax return to see whether Congress passes the Bush tax rebates? Is that part of my tax return or something...
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Federal budget proposal tops $3 trillion

Feb 4, 2008
President Bush has submitted a budget proposal of $3.1 trillion, declaring that it would fund security efforts yet not present a financial burden for taxpayers. Nancy Marshall Genzer looks at the budget and reports on what Americans are getting out of it.
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Fellowships and IRAs

Jan 30, 2008
Question: My husband and I are currently on National Research Council fellowships, working at a government lab. The nature of the fellowship is...
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Florida weighs a cut in property taxes

Jan 25, 2008
On Tuesday, Floridians will vote on an amendment that will cut their property taxes, intended to relieve some of the pressure from the housing market. Dan Grech examines views for and against the measure.
Posted In: Housing, Taxes

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