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Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits Cut Your Taxes

Jason Alderman | Posted 12.15.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

For millions of Americans, 2015 open enrollment for employer-provided benefits is right around the corner. While it may be tempting to simply opt for the same coverage you have this year, doing so could cost you hundreds -- or thousands -- of dollars in tax savings.

My Most Terrifying Moment As The Mother Of Boys

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 07.14.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

My grown son called to tell me he bought a scooter. He lives in the city and has a job that requires on site appointments in multiple locations throughout the work day. Traffic in the city is impenetrable. He explained that a scooter allowed him to navigate the streets, park with ease and escape the costs of commuting. I haven't been able to draw a solid breath since.

More Americans Traveling Far And Wide To Get To Their Jobs

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.23.2012 | Business

Stuck in traffic or on a train for upwards of an hour getting to work today? You should probably just stop whining. More Americans are choosing lo...

Your Brain on $4.50 per Gallon Gas

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 08.05.2011 | Chicago
Martha Rosenberg

Bumper-to-bumper gridlock didn't do it. Nowhere-to-park didn't do it. Taxes on city driving didn't do it. But as gas becomes so expensive that filling...

NY Judge Clears Commuter Accused Of Driving LIRR Train

AP | Posted 05.31.2011 | New York

MINEOLA, N.Y. -- A New York judge has dismissed criminal charges against a commuter charged with illegally operating a rush-hour train with the engine...

China Unveils World's Fastest High Speed Train

AP/The Huffington Post | ANITA CHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — A Chinese passenger train hit a record speed of 302 miles per hour (486 kilometers per hour) Friday during a test run of a yet-to-be o...