May 232013

Don't Get Too Excited About Record New-Home Prices
Both the average and median sale price of a new home hit their highest level since the Census started collecting this data set in 1963, a sign that builders are making most of their money these days on price, rather than on sales volume. Record-setting …
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Everyday Cheapskate: Brighten Up Dingy Linens Without Bleach
Dear Mary: Last year, I started doing some transcribing work at home to earn a little extra money. Now that it's tax time, I am confused about what I can deduct as home business expenses. I'd like to include my home office and Internet costs, but my …
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Making Companies Pay Taxes the McCain Way
The fact that this costs the government money is important, but that is not the critical element. Revelations about the ability of the rich and well connected to duck taxes can have a corrosive effect on the attitudes of the rest of us. If others who …
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