MONEY

More Money Wednesday roundup: Dumpster diving & a Twinkie tax

Personal finance from around the Web:

  • “Sorry” could indeed be the hardest word, but today chief execs from Goldman, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America will get a taste of humility at a Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission hearing on Capitol Hill. [The New York Times]
  • Would you like some tax with that Twinkie? Legislators in New York and elsewhere are considering a junk food tariff to combat obesity. [WalletPop]
  • Dumpster diving might not be part of your plan for economizing in the new year, but this Brit tried her hand at “living a life without money.” She liked it so much that she’s sticking with it. [The Guardian]
  • Clearing up on clearance isn’t giving retail stocks a boost in the weeks after the holiday season: Two-thirds of shoppers say they were only looking for sale items. [MarketWatch]
  • Does the mere the thought of preparing your own taxes make your palms sweat? You’re not alone. Even IRS commissioner Douglas Shulman admits to passing the buck (skip to 10:24 and 26:01 in the interview). [C-SPAN]

Follow More Money on Twitter at http://twitter.com/moremoneyblog.

Your browser, Internet Explorer 8 or below, is out of date. It has known security flaws and may not display all features of this and other websites.

Learn how to update your browser
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 46,493 other followers