Each tax season, tax experts J.K. Lasser send useful articles to various personal finance bloggers to provide to their readers. I'd like to present you with this week's article about the dreaded "A" word: No one should be afraid to take a … [Read more...] about What You Should Know About Audits
Even though Stacie and I have a pact that we don't eat out for dinner on Monday-Thursday evenings (weekends are fair game), I'm enticed by this offer to help donate to the needy and get a decent meal in the Montgomery County, MD area. Even Ben and … [Read more...] about Help The Hungry – DINE OUT for Thanksgiving in February!!
For the last few years, we've been buying a little coupon book that has some major restaurant savings: Buy 2 entrees, Get 2 entrees free, along with other coupons. At the same time, we've been supporting the National Wheelchair Basketball Association … [Read more...] about Buy 2, Get 2 Meals: Restaurant Coupon Books
As I write this, it's Sunday night and I just watched an unmentionable football game come to a disappointing close. If you know where I'm from or have read it in my past posts, you'll know which team I was cheering for. Well, it wasn't meant to be, … [Read more...] about Making some year-end charitable donations
Just a few days ago, I told you how we dumped 132 items of clothing off with Goodwill. Commenter CPAMike asked how we came about our valuation of $707. I actually used a few sources, but mostly Goodwill's site (not sure which one now). He pointed out … [Read more...] about How to Value Clothing Donations
Doesn't it feel so liberating to toss or donate a bunch of stuff all at once? How about 132 pieces of clothing? A few weeks ago, we went through our closets, drawers and shoe racks to pick out clothing that either doesn't fit (and hopefully never … [Read more...] about 132 Items of Clothing Gone!