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  • Family finances: Lend your kids money to buy a house

    Combine still historically low mortgage rates with the tax deduction for home interest and it may be cheaper for your kids to buy than to rent. If you would like to help them close the deal by lending them money, be prepared to formalize and document the transaction. The loan term may be as short or as long as you like, but the resulting monthly payment plus all other monthly debt repayments (including student loans) can't exceed the lender's maximum debt-to-income ratio.
  • A guide to political money: campaigns, PACs, super PACs

    A presidential candidate says he or she is running for president, raises cash for the campaign and spends it, right? That's not the whole story these days. Here is a look at all of the campaign-style organizations that White House hopefuls and their...

    Woman conned out of $29,500 in IRS scam

    An Indian Head Park woman reported April 11 she sent $29,500 to someone she thought was an Internal Revenue Service agent. The 64-year-old woman said a man, claiming to be an IRS agent, called her in the morning, and told her she owed $29,500 due to...

    Former Lehigh County jail doctor gets 31/2 years in prison for cheating taxpayers

    Former Lehigh County jail doctor gets 31/2 years in prison for cheating taxpayers
    PHILADELPHIA — Dr. Erik Von Kiel attended medical school, sent four of his children to college and collected disability benefits when he was unable to work — all with the help of U.S. taxpayers. But for more than 12 years, Von Kiel went to...

    Red Hill woman gets refund for tax return never filed; fraud suspected

    An Upper Perkiomen Valley woman on Monday received a refund on her recently filed 2014 federal income tax return. The problem is, according to police, she had not yet filed her return. The 46-year-old Red Hill woman told state police at Skippack that she...