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File photo: Find freebies and discounts on tax day 2014

Here are some freebies to console you on Tax Day

It’s April 15, and whether you've already filed your taxes or are still scrambling to get them done, you deserve a deal!

Lots of places are offering up a little reward (although maybe not as nice as a refund):

Genie Recalls Garage Door Openers Due to Fire Hazard

Garage door opener recall

Some 18,000 garage door openers are being recalled because they might pose a fire hazard.

The recall involves Genie's "Powermax" and "Genie Pro" openers.

13 ways to guarantee you won't get a raise

13 ways to guarantee you won't get a raise

Have you already lost track of your New Year's resolutions? All this week on Morning Express with Robin Meade, we're getting you back on track when it comes to your diet, fitness, relationships, money and more!

If getting a raise is one of your 2014 goals, we've rounded up some advice from career experts on how to help you make that happen!

Resolution Reboot: Morning Express with Robin Meade

Get 2014 back on track

Did you throw out your New Year's resolution with the bones from your Super Bowl chicken wings?!

We want to get you back on track with the Morning Express Resolution Reboot

Minicars sustain mega damage in crash tests

Minicars sustain mega damage in crash tests

Tiny cars might be 'green' but only one out of the 11 minicars tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety got even an "acceptable" rating in a certain crash test.

In the 'small overlap front crash' test, minicars were the worst performing out of all the categories:

4 things to do before 8 a.m.

4 things to do before 8 a.m.

What's the best way to start your day?

Other than by watching Morning Express with Robin Meade, of course.

How to shutdown one awkward Thanksgiving conversation quickly and with grace

How to deal with 'that guy' at Thanksgiving

The conversations around the dinner table during the holidays can get a little awkward -- especially if the subject of money comes up.

No worries! HLN's Jennifer Westhoven has a little advice to help you get through that. Even if you have one of "those guys" (or girls) in your family.

Kathy Grosskurth left a full time job to riase her family. She says connections she made while volunteering helped her get back into the workforce

Volunteering: Stay-at-home mom's path back to work

Women who left their jobs to be a stay-at-home mom can find that getting back into the workforce isn't always easy.

Here's advice from one woman who used connections made while she was volunteering to help make that transition in this "Take charge: Your career".

Atlanta DJ Jimmy Baron made a successful switch from radio to real estate

Radio to real estate: Changing gears at 50

When you've been working at one job for a long time, it can be hard to imagine doing anything else, but you've got to always be ready to make your next move.

Jimmy Baron was forced to make a career change at age 50. Here’s how he did it.

 A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on October 3, 2013 in New York City.

Is this debt ceiling thing really a threat?

The debt ceiling is a cap, set by congress, on how much debt it can have.

The country has debt from a number of sources -- U.S. bonds, or the money owed to social security, for example.