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Powerball Jackpot at $325 Million for Saturday’s Drawing

Tomorrow night's Powerball jackpot is $325 million dollars. That's a lot of moolah.
If you won, a lump sum payout would give you a check for just over $200 million. That would put you in the same tax bracket as Prince Fielder. After Uncle Sam takes his pound of flesh, you'll still have more than $100 million left over to try to eke out a living.

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Tax Filers Rush To Finish Returns
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Free Tax Help Available in Flint Area

It's income tax filing season, and the majority of Americans will get money back from the government. If you're not sure about filling out all those tax forms, and can't afford to pay someone to do it for you, help is available to most lower income taxpayers free of charge. The IRS has a Taxpayer Assistance Center at 815 S. Saginaw in Flint. You can get help and tax forms there Monday-Friday from 8:30 to 4:30.

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An Entire Town Shared In A $950-Million Lottery Jackpot — Except For One Guy!

How would you like to be that one guy? Forever known as the guy that didn't win any of the lottery money. About 70 households in Sodeto, Spain bought winning tickets for Spain's Christmas lottery. But one man was overlooked when a group made the rounds selling lottery tickets to raise money last year. Bad time to take a bathroom break.

More on how Mr. Lucky blew it after the jump.

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Tax Preparers Work Night Shift As Tax Deadline Nears
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Happy(?) Birthday Federal Income Tax

On February 3, 1913, the 16th amendment to the Constitution was ratified. In case you were sleeping in history class, that is the amendment that granted Congress the authority to levy taxes on income.

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Pay For Facebook? Experts Predict Future Fee

Would you pay for Facebook? A technology research company is predicting that we can expect an option to pay for Facebook in the future, according to Fox News. Analysts say there could be a premium charge for subscribers and more advertising.

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Is Cheating on Your Taxes Okay?

It is getting to be that time of year. Tax day is right around the corner — but that doesn’t mean we’ll all pay our fair share. We would all like to pay a little less and the "fudging" of tax number could make that happen. Would you, or do you, do that?

An IRS survey last year found the percentage of people who thought it was acceptable to cheat “as much as possible” on their returns doubled compared to 2010.

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People Spending More Money For Valentine’s Day

More people are going to spend more money this year for Valentine's Day, which is up eight percent from last year. Some will spend up to $200 between flowers, gifts and dinner, while four million Americans are expected to get engaged. 

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Powerball Jackpot Rises To $170 Million
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Powerball Jackpot at $170 Million

If I win the Powerball jackpot tomorrow night, I plan to continue working. Working on a suntan, working on traveling to as many exotic places as possible. It's a tough job, but somebody's gotta do it. The February 1st Powerball drawing will feature a jackpot of $170 million.

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The Cheapest Time to Book a Flight? — New Study To Save You Money

We went to Florida over the Christmas holiday, and spent a lot of time beforehand searching for the cheapest fares. There were people who said that Tuesday nights after midnight there were special sale on the internet (I never found them). Or, the "earlier you buy, the better rate you get". Not true for us! So now, there is a  new study, that says getting the best prices by buying as early as possible, may not necessarily be true.

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It’s Unbelieveable How Much Americans Spend on Coffee and Lunch Each Year

In this day of a tight budgets, in a tight economy, you might find it hard to believe how much the average American spends for coffee and lunch on a daily basis. A new survey of Americans’ workplace spending habits shows that on incidentals like coffee and restaurant lunches every year — we spend almost $3,000 per person, on average.

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Cash or Credit -Your Preference? — Dollars and Sense

Retailers reported that the use of  credit cards  jumped during the holiday shopping season, but there also is a  new report that would suggest that cash is still our preference in many instances.

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Amazing Prices on Cold Weather Gear — Dollars and Sense

We hear all the debate about global warming. Well, it seems that a group scientists from NASA NASA  recently announced the earth’s surface temperature is slowly rising, giving us a very mild wi8nter thus far — and now it seems that phenomena is affecting the prices you’ll pay for winter clothing and gear

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