Daily Archives: April 15, 2011

First-time homebuyer tax credit: Get ready to pay

The first payment on the $7,500 first-time homebuyer tax credit from 2008 is due with the 2010 tax return for anyone who received the credit.
A young couple dreamily contemplates their first new home.

Two-thirds of US men worked in 2010, a record low

Only two-thirds of U.S. men worked in 2010, a record low. Only 45.4 percent of U.S. adults worked last year, the lowest figure since 1983.
A man dressed in a 1970s “Battlestar Galactica” Cylon costume. He's pandhandling. His  sign reads “Replaced by CGI. Please help.”