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Home Prices Rise 4.5% In December

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Undated) -- Home prices are still on the rise, faster than analysts predicted. The Case-Shiller Index shows prices rose four-point-five-percent in 20 cities in December, up from the same period last year. The data released today shows the biggest gains in home price appreciation were in San Francisco and Miami. Despite the upbeat report, analysts…

IRS Audits Drop

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- Your chances of the IRS auditing you are the lowest in a decade. A report in "USA Today" says the percentage of individual tax returns examined by revenue agents fell to less than one percent last year. That's the lowest rate since 2005. New data from the IRS shows that audits fell…

Long Island Rated Most Expensive Place To Live In U.S.

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Hempstead, NY) -- If you live on Long Island in New York, you'd better have a bit of cash to spend. The data search engine Find the Best says Nassau and Suffolk Counties are the most expensive places to live in America, even more expensive than San Francisco, New York City and Washington, DC. Six…

Malls Ramp Up Security In Response To terror Threat

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Undated) -- Shopping malls across the country are on high alert today after a video from terror group al-Shabaab called on supporters to attack Minnesota's Mall of America and other shopping centers. At Mall of America, an already complex security system was tightened even more. An entire team is dedicated to monitoring social media while…

Boston Man Sells Snow

Posted On February 24, 2015

(Boston, MA) -- A Boston man is making money off the record snow that's hit the area. For 89-dollars, he'll express deliver six-pounds of Boston snow to anywhere in the U.S. He packs it in Styrofoam to keep it from melting. His website is called "Ship Snow, Yo," dot-com, and he's making money -- he…