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5 Tax-Deductible Items You May Have Missed

Who doesn’t want to save a little (or a lot of) extra money at tax time? Claiming all the deductions for which you are eligible can significantly reduce your tax bill.

03/03/2014

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State To Reinvest Medicaid Savings On Hospitals, Health Care

New York State has reached an agreement with federal officials for a waiver allowing the state to reinvest $8 billion in Medicaid savings to support hospitals and improve health care, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Sen. Charles Schumer said Thursday evening.

02/13/2014

Shoppers fill Macy's during the Black Friday sales on Nov. 23, 2012, in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

Beware Of Misleading ‘Bargains’ On Black Friday

Shoppers who are getting ready to rush out the door on Friday morning in search of Black Friday deals may want to slow down.

11/26/2013

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Consumers Say They’re Saving Money With Price Matching

Savvy shoppers are using a powerful tool to save money, and all it takes is some homework and a simple question.

07/22/2013

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

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What To Do With Your Tax Refund

Most tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.

03/18/2013

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How To Save Money At The Pump

The rising price of gas has many drivers looking for any way to save. CBS 2′s consumer reporter Asa Aarons found several programs that can help save as much as $2 per gallon.

03/09/2012

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Black Friday Spending Could Land Shoppers In the Red

As scores of shoppers get ready to hit the stores this Friday, experts have some advise for them on how to maximize savings and avoid overspending.

11/23/2011

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How To Save Money On Your Thanksgiving Shopping

Nearly 50 million turkeys will be prepared, but that turkey will cost on average 22 percent more than last year, up from about $0.25 a pound to $1.35.

11/20/2011

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Housing Numbers, Unemployment Rates Spark Worries

Two recent reports that say sales of new and existing homes have taken a dramatic hit coupled with high unemployment has many concerned that the worst is yet to come.

08/26/2010