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Beyoncé Super Bowl Show Far From ‘Free’

By all accounts, Beyoncé’s Super Bowl halftime show literally put the lights out. And for the price, it was a steal. She is at the top of her game and reaps huge rewards, earning about $70 million annually. Although her income dropped from that … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurs Could Benefit from New Research and Development Tax Credit

Entrepreneurs could benefit from a new research and development tax credit that has been proposed by bipartisan lawmakers in Congress. If it passes, the tax credit would bring serious savings to startups that spend money on innovation before they have turned a profit. Dubbed … Continue reading

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Bigger Tax Bite for Most Under Fiscal Pact

WASHINGTON — Only the most affluent American households will pay higher income taxes this year under the terms of a deal that passed Congress on Tuesday, but most households will face higher payroll taxes because the deal does not extend … Continue reading

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Obama’s Second Term Sets a New Beginning for Inclusion and Activism

  More than 1 million people filled the streets of the nation’s capital. Viewers from across the globe were glued to television sets. They all bore witness to history being made — again. Earlier this week, on the day in … Continue reading

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An open letter to my friends-

Dear Friend: With the beginning of the year among us, I am sure you are starting to receive your W2s. I want to stop you really quick. Before you head out to HR Block, or download a copy of turbo … Continue reading

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It Pays to be a Landlord

It Pays to be a Landlord.  

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Take Advantage of These Tax Breaks

No one can predict the market, and with taxes on the table, it’s tough to know what next year will bring on that front, too. But a number of money-saving opportunities exist through 2012; here are five ways you might profit from … Continue reading

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