I just got off the phone with the IRS because I need to amend my return, and I had a question about interest and penalties. I got some more 1099-INT forms from Stacie's bank back home after we filed our original return, so I need to file a 1040X … [Read more...] about Please increase IRS “hold music” funding
Archives for August 2008
Now that Stacie and I are both over 30 years old, we're both getting barraged almost daily with "Do you have kids?", "Why not?", "You only have a few years left!", "You're not getting any younger!", and any of a myriad of other rude and even … [Read more...] about Babies will help you ignore your problems
I've been getting a lot of emails lately from my readers saying they really love my site, and I really appreciate every one of them. But some readers add in a bit extra. Some of my readers seem to idolize me. They make it sound like I have some … [Read more...] about Can you be a Personal Finance Rock Star?
It's been months since I submitted any of my articles to a blog carnival. I just kept forgetting. Well, I remember on Saturday after our house guests left and submitted to THREE great carnivals. If you don't know what a blog carnival is, it's … [Read more...] about Yes Carnivals, I’m Still Alive
I flip-flopped on whether to write this article because it was mostly my wife's business, but since I was the one who got the letter in the mail, I'm taking full rights to the topic, and hopefully get some feedback from all of you AND educate you in … [Read more...] about Accepting Defeat by the Heavy Hand of the Law
No, the title isn't what you think. Last weekend, our good friends visited overnight with their 3-ish month old baby. That was our first under 1-year-old child in our home, and we had a great time. Unfortunately, the pool water was a bit too cool for … [Read more...] about Weekly Roundup: Another Baby Edition