I dove into the task of doing my taxes over the weekend. It's a little out of character for me to start this early, but my wife really wanted to get it out of the way. I've found the bulk of the time and effort is actually gathering the needed … [Read more...] about 6 Pieces Of Information You MUST Have Before Doing Your Taxes
Archives for February 2016
When my son got his first part-time job, we opened both a checking and savings account for him. Since he's a teenager, the bank required an adult be added as a secondary signer on the accounts. I added myself, which allows his accounts to … [Read more...] about Teens And Finances: 4 Reasons You Should Have Access To Your Teen’s Bank Accounts
When contemplating taking out a loan either for a purchase or for debt consolidation, one question that the borrower should always ask is, â€œWhat is the interest rate?â€ The interest rate plays a big part in how much the item being … [Read more...] about How Do Interest Rate Changes Affect Consumers?
February is a special month for me for two reasons. First, it's the month in which I receive my Costco membership renewal notification, which means I also receive my Costco Executive Membership rewards check. Second, it's the month in which Costco … [Read more...] about What You Need To Know About Costco Cash Back Rewards
I run consistently, piling up nearly 50 miles in a week when I'm marathon trailing. Because I roll my right foot when I run, I need a specific type of shoe to keep from injuring myself. As most runners, I'm very loyal to my shoe. I've found … [Read more...] about Would You Bust Your Budget to Save Money Later?
I picked my wife up from work at 5:00pm. She eyed the clock, and wondered aloud how we would get home, make dinner, and get to our son's high school on time for a meeting. I pointed towards the back of the van, causing my wife to turn her … [Read more...] about What Meal Planning And Financial Success Have In Common