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Gandolfini’s estate may get whacked with $30 million tax bill

Late actor’s bequests to family could have hefty costs By Liz Skinner Jul 11, 2013 @ 3:53 pm (Updated 5:02 pm) EST The $70 million estate of the late actor James Gandolfini, best known for his role as mobster Tony Soprano, may owe a cool 40% in estate taxes due to the actor’s generous bequests to…

Too Much Stuff?

The 2010 Health and Retirement Study (HRS) included questions asked of persons aged 60 plus about personal belongings. Some of the findings: • Five percent of respondents said that they had fewer things than they needed.  Thirty five percent said they had just the right amount.  Sixty percent said they had more than necessary. Do you have…

New York Yankees’ Mariano Rivera Has Eventful Final Visit to Oakland Coliseum

OAKLAND — Hours before he yielded Nate Freiman’s walk-off hit in the A’s 3-2 18-inning win over the Yankees on Thursday, longtime New York closer Mariano Rivera got a surfboard and a bottle of Napa Valley white wine as retirement gifts from the Oakland organization. The pitcher was honored in a pregame ceremony at the…