Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, November 13, 2014 9:35 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Atlantic City has fallen on hard times, but is hoping that it soon will get cash from property tax lien sales, including two against Trump casinos.

Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:14 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

If your brackets pay off, remember that those gambling winnings are taxable income.

Thursday, March 28, 2013 1:04 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Gambling winnings you collect during March Madness, even as part of your office pool, are taxable income.

Tuesday, April 03, 2012 2:20 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

In the span of four days, we witnessed what was arguably the largest spate of gambling in U.S. history. By the time the Mega Millions lottery numbers were drawn on Friday, March 30, folks hoping for immediate wealth had bought more that 625 million tickets. Three days later when NCAA March Madness wound down with

Friday, February 04, 2011 2:15 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The ice and snow that this week blanketed two-thirds of the Lone Star State (we got 3/4 of one inch overnight here in usually moderate Austin) tried to upstage Dallas’ big event, but the football gods intervened. The storm system has moved eastward and it looks like Super Bowl XLV will go on without weather worries. Of