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11:46 PM / Saturday September 21, 2019

Color Of Money

Mixed blessing: credit card reform may shock some

February 28, 2010

Your next credit card statement is going to contain an ugly truth: how much that card really costs to use. Now, thanks to a long-awaited law that went into effect last Monday, you’ll know that if you pay the minimum on a $3,000 balance with a 14 percent interest rate, it could take you 10 years to pay off.

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What you need to know before doing your taxes online

February 19, 2010

It now takes more than 71,000 pages to cover and explain federal tax laws. So it’s not surprising the vast majority of taxpayers look for help preparing and filing their tax returns. Use of online tax preparation and e-filing continues to grow at record rates.

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The most common tax mistakes

February 6, 2010

That’s the thought that crosses many self-preparers’ minds as they get ready to tackle their taxes. Veteran CPA Steve Duben says it’s a tale as old as time. “The truth of the matter is that the law is complex and not easy to understand,” Duben said.

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Butkovitz’ releases audit of School District grants

January 22, 2010

City Controller Alan Butkovitz today released the School District FY08 Single Audit that included an analysis by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) citing the School District’s smaller, higher poverty schools lack appropriate staffing levels.

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NYC tops the list of America’s costliest cities

December 21, 2009

It will come as little surprise that the cost of groceries, gasoline and various sundries, at a little more than twice the national average, is highest in New York City. Helping push the Big Apple to the top of our list is an expensive housing market for both renters and buyers. Last quarter, New York City had an average home price of $1.1 million; an apartment there set renters back $3,400 per month…

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Recent News

Go With The-Flo

“The Wendy Williams Show” kicked off its 11th season and it has been renewed for another two seasons by Fox

September 20, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Wendy Williams (Photo: FashionStock.com / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony “The Wendy Williams Show” kicked off...

Commentary

NFL’s Depression-era ban on Black players lingers on in the owner’s box

September 20, 2019

By Jesse Jackson Sr. TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM The National Football League season opened last week with a full slate...

Color Of Money

Are you a Maverick? A Dreamer? Find your financial personality

September 20, 2019

BPT When it comes to managing your finances, are you more likely to be spontaneous and optimistic...

Health

Maternal morbidity and mortality: Your guide to healthy pregnancy

September 20, 2019

BPT Every year in the United States, approximately 700 women die as a result of pregnancy or...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Sept. 22

September 20, 2019

All Signs: The Sun goes through all 12 signs in a year. (By comparison, the Moon goes...

Travel

The Two Brown Crayons Tour continues

September 20, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Arches National Park in Moab, Utah.   (Photo: shutterstock) By Andrea Lawful Sanders On Friday, September...

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