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Money & Finance

2017 Tax Filing Season Underway-Fraud Prevention a Focus 2017 Tax Filing Season Underway-Fraud Prevention a Focus

Last week, the Vermont Department of Taxes and the IRS began accepting tax returns... 

Protect Yourself From Online Charity Scams Protect Yourself From Online Charity Scams

Unfortunately, this time of year is prime time for charity scams. Many of us will... 

Fake emails containing an IRS tax bill Fake emails containing an IRS tax bill

Be on guard against fake emails that contain an IRS tax bill related to the Affordable... 

Home & Garden

Table Settings 101 Table Settings 101

Great table settings are never complete without a floral arrangement. (Contributed... 

BBB Offers Tips on Finding Reliable Help for Fall Cleanup and Maintenance BBB Offers Tips on Finding Reliable Help for Fall Cleanup and Maintenance

Now is the time to get your home and yard prepared for the cold. Though there are... 

Homebuyers Beware: Email Closing Costs Scam Alert Homebuyers Beware: Email Closing Costs Scam Alert

Buying a home this spring? If so, watch out for this cunning new con. A recent alert... 

Everyday Cheapskate

Rules for Buying a Car for All Cash Rules for Buying a Car for All Cash

EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE BY MARY HUNT An automobile is a major purchase, and it’s the consumer purchase most likely to put a major kink into your financial situation. Here are the three rules to follow when buying a car: RULE 1. Pay cash. Hang on. I know you may not be able to do that right now. Just be patient, and I will teach you how. This principle... [Read more of this article]

Trivia Bits

March 25 March 25

Saturday, March 25 In 1952, Albert Einstein was asked to become the president of Israel. He declined the offer. “I have never in my life undertaken a task that I could not fulfill to the satisfaction of my conscience,” he said in a prepared statement, adding that he preferred to devote himself to scholarly pursuits. He was 73 years old at... [Read more of this article]