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The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: A Taxing Proposition

Aug 27, 2005
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the "Straight Story." This week, Chris pumps up his political aspirations by advocating a gas tax.
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Mailbag for August 19, 2005

Aug 20, 2005
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on choosing a life insurance policy, finding an online tax calculator, buying umbrella insurance, and investing in India.
Posted In: Investing, Taxes

From the Money Matters Desk: Mid-Year Tax Review

Aug 20, 2005
On this week's Money Matters -- our regular look at how to improve your bottom line -- we talk with tax specialist Frank Degen on what you can do now to save yourself a 2005 tax headache.
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Property Taxes... Movin' on Up

Jul 8, 2005
Soaring home prices might make homeowners happy, but higher property taxes are the flip side of a booming real estate market. In the last five years, property taxes have jumped 18 percent. <i>Fortune Magazine's</i> Jon Birger gives Kai a tax trimming solution.
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Mailbag for June 24, 2005

Jun 25, 2005
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on withdrawing from a 401k, choosing between a taxable and a tax-deferred account, and lowering a tax burden.
Posted In: Investing, Taxes

What I Did on My Summer Vacation... I Got a Tax Break!

Jun 18, 2005
<i>Money Magazine's</i> Ellen McGirt rings in the start of summer vacation with a whole list of activities that are fun and tax friendly.
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AMT's a Changin'

May 27, 2005
Congressional leaders agree the alternative minimum tax needs reform. Changing the tax code could cost the government billions of dollars. Marketplace's John Dimsdale reports.
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The Mailbag for April 29, 2005

Apr 29, 2005
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on spending a tax refund, investing in a self-directed IRA, and cashing in on college savings.
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The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: The Estate Tax

Apr 16, 2005
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell is to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. The estate tax - also known as the "death tax" is back on the political agenda. Chris isn't ready to write an obituary.
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"Change for a Buck": Your Tax Dollar

Apr 16, 2005
On this installment of our occasional series "Change For A Buck," we track how "The Man" spends every penny of your tax dollar.
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