5 Tips For Doing Your Own Taxes

Save money — and maximize your refund — with these tips for doing your taxes all on you own.


Electronic Tax Filing

Best E-Filing Programs For Tax Returns

Forget the stress of tax season by using one of these e-filing programs.


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Should You E-File Or See A Tax Specialist For Your Returns?

When it comes to figuring your taxes, should you rely on software or turn to a pro?


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Keep Your Financial Resolutions With Tips From Providence Financial & Insurance Services

Anthony Saccaro, president of Providence Financial & Insurance Services, stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to give tips to keep financial resolutions on track throughout the New Year.

Here are his tips:

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/23/2014


Enjoy The Holiday Season While Being Financially Responsible

Casey Mervine, a financial consultant from Charles Schwab, stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to give tips on how to enjoy the holiday season while still being financially responsible.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/14/2013

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Millennial Expert Shares Top 5 Mistakes To Avoid For College Freshman

Millennial Expert, Christine Hassler, stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to share her top five mistakes that college freshman should avoid.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/13/2013


Having A Baby? Charles Schwab Consultant Gives Financial Tips!

Casey Mervine, a Charles Schwab Financial Consultant, stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to discuss financial tips for welcoming a newborn!

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/30/2013

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Villaraigosa: ‘I Want To Run For Governor’

Outgoing Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Tuesday that he wants to run for governor, but didn’t reveal when he plans to make that happen.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2013

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Crystal Cathedral Founder Seeks $5M From Church

The aging founder of the Crystal Cathedral is in court seeking more than $5 million from the ministry he built from scratch in a dispute that has delayed millions in payments to creditors left short-handed when the church filed for bankruptcy two years ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/02/2012

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How To Teach Your Toddlers About Money

How young is too young to teach kids about money and finances? Christy Whitman’s answer to that question might surprise you.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/05/2012

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Calif. GOP Discusses Lack Of Finances At Burbank Convention

With November elections approaching, the California Republican Party is in trouble, struggling to pay its bills and hold its ground in a state that has been growing increasingly favorable for Democratic candidates.


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Audit Finds Coliseum Finances Are `Appalling’

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum officials had “weak or nonexistent” financial controls to track millions of dollars in public money that went missing or was not properly tracked in recent years, according to an audit of the storied venue’s management released Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/12/2012

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Find ‘Wicked Success’ With Tips From Vickie Milazzo

STUDIO CITY (CBS) —  April 15, also known as Tax Day, is almost here! Vickie Milazzo visited the KCAL9 studios Wednesday to talk about how women can make changes around tax time. Vickie is the […]

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2012

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Quarter-Millionaire Serial Killer? Accused Salon Shooter Reveals Finances, But No Motive

A civil attorney said Scott Dekraai was forthcoming about his cash holdings, but silent on why he allegedly killed 8 people last year.

CBS Los Angeles–02/29/2012


Take A Financial Vow With Your Spouse In 2012

Casey Mervine visited the KCAL 9 studios Monday to talk about couples’ finances for 2012.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/13/2012



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