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Jill Schlesinger

Tax Filing

Expert: There Are Options If You Can’t Pay Your Taxes On Time

Just four days remained as of Friday until the deadline for Americans to file their taxes. But even if you can’t pay your taxes, there are options that could save you time and money.


Tips on how to protect yourself from credit card theft. (Credit: CBS 2)

Protect Your Identity And Your Money This Holiday Season

Checking your credit and debit card statements often and using cash whenever possible are just two ways to help keep the thieves away.


Open enrollment for employer health benefits usually takes place in October and November. (credit: CBS 2)

Experts Give Tips For Choosing Between Flexible Spending And Health Savings Accounts

For a lot of workers, open enrollment for their 2014 health benefits is now — and picking the right plan can be daunting.


A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

The Affordable Care Act: How Does Enrollment Work?

Even with a government shutdown in effect Tuesday morning, certain elements of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act are set to take effect. CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger explained some of the plans.


Kawaii French Bread Polymer Clay Best Friend Necklaces (credit: Pumpkin Pye Boutique)

Selling Goods Online May Soon Cost You With The IRS

You may sell things online as a hobby, but the government may now consider you a business and it will cost you.


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Why The Cost Of Your Mortgage And Car Loan May Be Headed Higher

The nation’s financial regulators are looking to prevent another housing boom and bust by encouraging safer home loan lending and borrowing practices.


John Mara, owner of the New York Giants, leaves the NFL labor football negotiations involving a federal mediator after they concluded for the day in Washington, Thursday, March 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

NFL In Danger Of Lockout; CBA Extension Expires Friday

A reprieve, even for one day, provided a touch of optimism in the NFL’s labor dispute with the players’ union. Nobody, though, should get comfortable.


A Social Security Card - Graphic: AP

It’s Official: No Social Security Increase Next Year

To make up for the lack of a cost of living adjustment, members of Congress are pushing for a one-time payment of $250 for seniors.


Local Freebies – July 12

Did you see Jill Schlesinger’s Moneywatch report on free products and service from local businesses during CBS 2 HD News at at 6 p.m? For more information: Click here.

CBS New York–07/31/2010