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Color of Money: The IRS' automated tax notices

WASHINGTON -- You are not alone.

When I wrote recently about getting a letter from the IRS saying my husband and I owed $12,255 in back taxes, interest and penalties that was the result of an erroneous 1099 form, I opened a floodgate of fellow ...

Color of Money: Treat yourself prudently

WASHINGTON -- On a rainy Saturday afternoon, about 100 people had gathered at Carolina Missionary Baptist Church in Maryland to get advice about their finances.

I was challenging them to really think about the financial decisions they have made ...