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  • 10 financial 'rules' you should start breaking now

    You should always max out your 401(k) and save for your kid's college education in a 529 plan, right? Maybe not. Most experts have long touted a number of practices that may actually be working against you. These are the top 10 money rules you should...
  • Who is whistle-blower David Danon, who is suing Vanguard?

    Who is David Danon, and what drove him to take on his old bosses at Vanguard Group Inc., alleging that its nearly $3 trillion in assets were built on an illegal tax strategy? The son of a refugee from Bulgaria, Danon got in scraps as a schoolboy in...
  • Susan Tompor: Hard lessons about flood insurance policies

    Patricia Smith's frustration alone could flood a few more thousand homes in metro Detroit. After her basement was hit with several inches of water, Smith, 66, was angry when her insurance agent said he wasn't sure what coverage she had. Later, he said...
  • Burger King has maneuvered to cut U.S. tax bill for years

    LONDON (Reuters) - Burger King may have taken a lot of flack in the past week for a deal that should curb its U.S. tax bill but in many ways it is consistent with the burger chain's aggressive tax-reduction strategies in recent years. Some U.S. lawmakers...
  • Legal clinic polishes non-lawyers' civil suits

    Legal clinic polishes non-lawyers' civil suits
    Henry Kornman's window looks like one at a ticket office, with a metal grille to speak through and an opening for papers to be passed. People jot down their names with a pencil affixed to a plastic spoon and patiently wait to be summoned. Clutching...
  • Real Estate Implications of the Health Care Bill

    Blog sponsored by Becker & Poliakoff In 2010, President Obama signed into law the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.  One of the stated goals of the bill is to increase the number of Americans covered by health insurance.  In order to...
  • Buying a house going into foreclosure is risky business

    Buying a house going into foreclosure is risky business
    Q: There is a house in our neighborhood we would like to pursue. It goes to foreclosure this month. We have tried to buy this property outright, but there are too many liens and back taxes. Outstanding loans (without liens, taxes, etc.) are $434,000....
  • L.A. fashion district firms raided in cartel money laundering probe

    L.A. fashion district firms raided in cartel money laundering probe
    Sinaloa cartel bosses had a problem. They were holding a hostage and needed to get the $140,000 ransom his family agreed to pay from the United States to Mexico in the form of pesos. Worried a wire transfer would alert authorities, the drug...
  • South Florida lawyer imprisoned for snubbing IRS

    South Florida lawyer imprisoned for snubbing IRS
    A South Florida lawyer was imprisoned for a year and one month Thursday after admitting he owed the government more than $924,000 after he stopped filing income tax returns for several years. Steven E. Siff, 56, of Davie, was taken into custody in the...
  • Megan McArdle: Burger King and the whopper about global taxation

    Megan McArdle: Burger King and the whopper about global taxation
    Jacob Levy, an American professor living in Montreal, made a point on Twitter this week that I wish more journalists would take to heart: If you're writing about inversions, and you don't prominently mention global taxation in the first few paragraphs,...
  • Everything you need to know about how restaurant tipping works

    Everything you need to know about how restaurant tipping works
    Tipping seems like a simple transaction between two parties. You eat at a restaurant, you experience good service, and in a show of gratitude you voluntarily leave the server a bonus $5 gratuity, a monetary pat on the back for a job well done. Of...