Bindi Irwin Dancing Through Legal Maneuvers To Get Paid After Court Requires Proof Her Dad Died

Australian-born Bindi Irwin has danced her way into the hearts of American television audiences with her star turn on season 21 of ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars” (DWTS). Tonight, she’ll dance with pro Derek Hough alongside just five other couples (Alek Skarlatos & Lindsay Arnold; Alexa PenaVega & Mark Ballas; Carlos PenaVega & Witney Carson; … Read more

Austrian Woman Destroys Million Dollar Fortune Rather Than Pay Out Heirs

Remember all those times your grandmother begged you to come visit? Apparently, some grandchildren in Austria didn’t visit… Whatever the reason, an Austrian grandmother went to great lengths to keep her family from getting her money, going so far as shredding €950,000 ($1,020,490 U.S.) just before she died. Not content to stop there, she also cut … Read more

Art Collector Leaves $100,000 In Will To Favorite Waitresses

He was known as the “King of Ming” but Maureen Donohue-Peters knew Robert H. Ellsworth simply as a good customer. The 85 year old Ellsworth, a world renown dealer in Asian art, died last August after a fall. Prior to his death, Ellsworth frequented Donohue’s steakhouse on Manhattan’s Upper East Side nearly every day for … Read more

Fix The Tax Code Friday: Should We Repeal The Federal Estate Tax?

Last week, the House of Representatives voted to kill the federal estate tax with a vote of 240-179 in favor of H.R. 1105. This week, the bill headed to the Senate where it faces an uncertain future. What is certain is that the federal estate tax is unpopular. It’s consistently ranked at the top of … Read more

Crowdfunding Raises $800,000 For Memories Pizza Parlor: What It Means For Donors & Future Campaigns

Chances are that, prior to this month, you had never heard of Memories Pizza. The pizza parlor, located in the small town of Walkerton, Indiana, about 20 miles southwest of the University of Notre Dame, made national news when its owner, Crystal O’Connor declared during a television interview that the pizza parlor would not cater … Read more

Brady Passes On Super Bowl Prize As Butler Hauls In Truck & Tax Bill

New England Patriots’ cornerback Malcolm Butler might have snagged that Russell Wilson interception that lead to the Patriots’ win at Super Bowl XLIX but quarterback Tom Brady might have made the biggest catch of all: a tax break. Brady was named MVP of Super Bowl XLIX by a media panel and fan vote on nfl.com/MVP, earning … Read more

Fundraising Campaign Ends For ‘Ebola Free’ Nurse, Donors Encouraged To Contribute To Charity

Nina Pham, the nurse who contracted Ebola while taking care of Thomas Eric Duncan, has been declared free of the virus. The fundraising campaign for her has now wrapped and donors are encouraged to put their dollars towards Ebola charities. Exercise care, though: Ebola related scams are on the rise.