My son was having periodic pains in his sides, about at the bottom of his rib cage. After a few days of this occurring, it was time for a visit to the doctor. An x-ray revealed that his bowels were backed up, causing pressure on his ribs, and thus … [Read more...] about Can I Pay For Over The Counter Medication Using Funds From My Health Savings Account?
Archives for October 2015
Breaking problems down into manageable sized pieces is a familiar process for me. As a software engineer I do it every day. The first thing an engineer does when given a large and complex problem is to find a way to break it into smaller, less … [Read more...] about This Trick WILL Help You Afford Things Bigger Than Your Budget
The following is a guest post. Mutual funds are a great vehicle for an individual investor. Using funds allows you to invest in a diversified portfolio of stocks, bonds or other investments. Every mutual fund has a stated investment objective. … [Read more...] about Warning: Is Your Mutual Fund Sticking To Its Objective?
My sleepy eyed, bed headed teenage boy emerged from his room at 11:30am Saturday morning informing us that his friends were coming over at about noon to hang out. He declined my offer to make him lunch before his friends showed up, explaining that … [Read more...] about Teens And Money: Teaching Teens That Coupons Are Cool
October is drawing to a close, which gets me to thinking about next yearâ€™s budget. The start of 2016 may be over two months away, but Iâ€™ve already received a note from my employer saying that medical coverage information will be released for … [Read more...] about How Will The IRS 2016 Cost Of Living Adjustments For Retirement Accounts Affect You?
My son was visibly excited to open up the box left by the UPS driver. His new graphics card for his computer had arrived, and he was anxious to install it. He brought his computer to the kitchen table where we laid it on it's side, removed the side … [Read more...] about Teens And Money: Lessons Learned Buying Electronics