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!!
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!
We've both been complaining for months about needing new work clothes. My pants are about 5 years old, and many of my dress shirts are just too baggy. Stacie needs more skirts and light sweaters. This weekend we decided to go shopping at the Leesburg … [Read more...] about Cheap clothes aren’t always a value
This week on Clever Dude: I started out the week by doing something stupid. I didn't resolve the problem until later in the week. I found out my parents made a big purchase without consulting the financial "guru" in the family. I wonder how … [Read more...] about Clever Dude’s Week in Review Mar 11-17, 2007