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Savvy taxpayers looking to defray the high cost of college education have learned to take advantage of a variety of tax breaks. A Republican proposal for tax reform unveiled yesterday would do away with most of them.
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By not updating his will to cover all his children, Philip Seymour Hoffman left their grieving mother in a potentially costly conundrum.
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Time to stop worrying about death taxes and start worrying about the capital gains tax.
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The web offers readers access to information in real time. Yet some sources, who grew up with hard copies of everything, foolishly cling to the printed word.
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Special leniency, but only until the end of this year, for the misinformed, uninformed, and same-sex married couples.
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Legal eagles wonder whether the creators of Downton Abbey understood Medieval property law or took poetic license. Either way, the inheritance rights of Mary Crawley are in question.
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Mistakes and misunderstandings about IRA distributions could come back to bite you many months after you file your tax return. Here's how to avoid or minimize the damage.
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Calvin Darden, Jr., the high-rolling son of a retired UPS executive, has been arrested and charged with two separate fraud schemes totaling $28 million.
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The iconic child actress never went to college but became a diplomat. Would such career moves have survived the Twitter airwaves?
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Lawyer, journalist, mom, iPad enthusiast, avid traveler and dynamic speaker.
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I'm a senior editor at Forbes, where I cover personal finance for baby boomers. I write for Forbes magazine and blog at http://www.forbes.com/deborahjacobs/blog
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Self-published my book, "Estate Planning Smarts," and defied the big publishers' predictions that a book about this stressful topic could not become a best-seller. See http://www.estateplanningsmarts.com
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  • Barnard College
    Political Science, 1973 - 1977
  • Columbia Law School
    JD, 1977 - 1980
  • Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
    MS, 1986 - 1987
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