IRS Warns of Email Tax Scam

IRS Warns of Email Tax Scam
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By Cameron Huddleston

If you get an email that appears to be from the IRS and claims that there is a problem with your 2013 tax return, do not respond. It's the latest scam to surface this tax season. Read More >

U.S. Budget Deficit Falls to $37 Billion in March

U.S. Budget Deficit Falls to $37 Billion in March
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By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government's budget deficit shrank to just $37 billion in March from $107 billion in the same month last year, the latest sign of improvement in the nation's finances. The deficit was the lowest for the month of March in 14 years. Read More >

How Good is a Tax-Deferred Retirement Account?

How Good is a Tax-Deferred Retirement Account?
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By David Ning

The recent spotlight on 401(k) fees is a good wake-up call for employers to improve on the current system. But I worry that all the coverage of how bad many 401(k) fund choices are will simply drive even more people away from saving for retirement using these tax-deferred accounts. Our 401(k) syste… Read More >

Save of the Day: Easter bargains

Easter basket(Photo: Thinkstock)In my continued search to save you time and money, today we celebrate Easter on a dime. Today is an extremely hot day on the calendar in terms of bargains. 24 hours from now, many of the deals and special disappear as retailers know the holiday procrastinator is always willing to pay more.Today I have you covered. In the video above, you'll find a compilation of my favorite coupons and bargains. Want more deals? Follow @MattGranite on Twitter. Read More >