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Should You E-File Or See A Tax Specialist For Your Returns?

When it comes to figuring your taxes, should you rely on software or turn to a pro?

03/03/2014

Electronic Tax Filing

Best E-Filing Programs For Tax Returns

Forget the stress of tax season by using one of these e-filing programs.

03/03/2014

Taxes

5 Tips For Doing Your Own Taxes

Save money — and maximize your refund — with these tips for doing your taxes all on you own.

03/03/2014

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Lawmaker Calls For Charter School Accountability

The Urban Pathways Charter School Board met this week to discuss a KDKA Investigation’s findings of runaway spending. But they were in no talking mood with us.

11/15/2013

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KD Investigation Gets Results: State Calls For FBI Probe Of Charter School

There was some action Friday evening in the wake of KDKA exposing out-of-control spending at a local charter school. Now, the State Auditor General has turned this same information over to the FBI for criminal investigation.

11/08/2013

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Special Report: KD Investigators Question Spending At Charter School

It’s the mission of the Urban Pathways Charter School downtown to provide alternative education for underprivileged students, and CEO Linda Clautti has complained for years that she thinks her school and other charter schools are getting shortchanged.

11/07/2013

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State Could Gain Millions From Medicaid Expansion

An expansion of Medicaid eligibility under a 2010 landmark federal health care law would boost the state’s finances by hundreds of millions of dollars a year, the Pennsylvania Legislature’s nonpartisan fiscal analysts said Tuesday.

04/23/2013

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Parents Upset As Woodland Hills School District Considers Closing Elementary School

Fairless Elementary School in North Braddock could be on the chopping block come June 12 if the Woodland Hills School District votes to close it.

03/05/2013

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Many Parents Risking Retirement Funds To Send Kids To College

It’s a dilemma that many parents face – how to help fund a child’s college education. But with tuition costs so high, financial advisors worry that parents may be risking their own retirement to help their kids.

02/07/2013

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Consumer Reports Finds Some Overlooking Basic Financial Precautions

Ten years after Karen Mendelsohn and her husband, Harold, were married, he went to take a run and never came back.

01/09/2013

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Election Results Bring Financial Worries

With the election behind us, the new concern for Americans is their finances.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/11/2012

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Junior Achievement Hosts Mock Job Fair

For decades, Junior Achievement has been teaching children about business, finances and money. On Tuesday, they hosted a mock job fair where children were on both sides of the table.

05/03/2011

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