Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, August 20, 2015 2:18 pm
By Kay Bell ·

2 Massachusetts homeowners argue their property assessments are way off because their homes have no value.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:50 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Tiny unpaid property tax amounts can lead to major problems, including loss of a home to a tax auction sale. Make sure your taxes are paid!

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 2:58 pm
By Kay Bell ·

More personal, local concerns, especially when it comes to taxes, often shape voting trends and election outcomes.

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 4:28 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Improving real estate markets are producing higher property tax bills.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 6:16 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Some homeowners turn to private lenders for help on real estate taxes. But is the cost too high?

Thursday, March 27, 2014 4:55 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau indicate a sunny future for the economy.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 5:11 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Most tax revenue comes from property tax, but the amounts taxpayers pay vary greatly.

Thursday, August 29, 2013 4:42 pm
By Kemberley Washington ·

Here are three steps some homeowners can use to keep their property taxes in order.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 3:12 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Property taxes are a pain for every real estate owner, especially legislators.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 12:44 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Nobody likes paying taxes, even when we acknowledge that we must do so to get services. But which tax do we hate the most? It’s a close race, but last year property taxes edged out income taxes as the most-hated tax. Yes, even though this levy can offer some tax benefits to homeowners who are allowed to

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