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The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: Tax Reform

Apr 1, 2006
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: April 15th is almost upon us. Chris remembers a time, not so long ago, when tax reform mattered.
Posted In: Taxes

"Day in the Work Life": Bean Counter

Apr 1, 2006
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our look at how folks trade their time for money -- we roast a coffee broker.
Posted In: Jobs, Taxes

The Mailbag for March 31, 2006

Apr 1, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on retiring overseas, deducting capital gains and using a retirement account to buy property.
Posted In: Housing, Investing, Retirement, Taxes

Taxing Questions

Mar 25, 2006
Don't let tax season tax you. Consumer Reports' Tobie Stanger tells us which online tax services are worth your time.
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Deduct Your Life

Mar 25, 2006
Movies, magazines, and mileage. You've got a list of write-offs. But are they a red flag for the IRS? Marketplace's Amy Scott finds out.
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Mailbag for February 24, 2006

Feb 25, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week, advice on moving a 401k overseas, paying taxes on lost and found money, and understanding a credit report.
Posted In: Investing, Taxes

The "Buzzword": Tax Shelter

Feb 18, 2006
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Marketplace Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance -- "Tax Shelter." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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Refund or Not to Refund

Feb 18, 2006
It feels so right, but could it be wrong? Does getting a tax refund mean you're a poor financial planner? Marketplace's Tess Vigeland reports.
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The Mailbag for February 3, 2006

Feb 4, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week, advice on deducting a film shoot, getting a graduate degree, and using a debit card to improve a credit score.
Posted In: Taxes

Tax Time

Jan 28, 2006
With tax documents filling your mail, it's time to start thinking about April 15th. Our taxman, Frank Degan, gives Kai an update on what's new in the tax code.
Posted In: Taxes

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