My son approached me over the weekend and asked me an unexpected question. â€œDad, can we do that open a savings account thing?â€ When he started his part-time job, we had agreed that he could keep his first two paychecks to do … [Read more...] about Teens And Money: Teaching The Concept of Pay Yourself First
Earlier this week, my manager informed me that I have been given a raise!! YEAH!! This is especially good news as I did not receive one last year. After taxes, I estimate that it will net about $115 per paycheck, or $230 per month. It's not life … [Read more...] about I Got a Raise! What Should I Do With It?
â€œWhat are you doing with all that extra money we're not spending on gas?â€ This was the question posted on Facebook by my local television station referencing the recent decline in gasoline prices. My response would have been, … [Read more...] about Budgeting Tip: Pay No Attention to the Price of Gasoline
I knew the steak was moist because juices were pooling around it on my plate. My mouth was watering as I sliced into it revealing it was grilled to a perfect medium. My wife and I took bites of our steaks at … [Read more...] about Can You Return Food After You’ve Eaten It?
After my adventure with my broken down car, I had a dead car battery sitting in my garage that was still under warranty, but the Sears automotive center that I purchased it from in my city had recently closed. I could, however, return it … [Read more...] about The Car Breakdown Saga Part 3: Returning the Battery
A Tax Tip from the Experts at JKLasser.com A home office can mean the end of stressful commutes and bad hair days. A home office also can deliver a bigger tax refund. Your home office deduction is in reach if you follow the rules and keep the … [Read more...] about Using Your Home-Based Business to Lower Your Tax Bill