In January 2014 H.R.3590, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, will go live. As a result many people will see increased taxes, and others will receive tax breaks. Let’s take a look.
Archives for June 2012
How To Avoid Flight Cancellation And Change Fees And Get A Refund For Your Air Travel
Most travelers aren’t aware just how much it costs to cancel or reschedule a flight due to the change fees charged by the airlines. Here’s how to avoid a change fee on your next trip.
How To Securely Manage Your Online Financial Accounts
How do you manage your online financial accounts? Here are some tips to help you organize your financial life in a way that’s safeguards your private digital information.
You Need A Budget 4 (YNAB) Review: Cloud Sync, Better Design, Improved Reporting
You Need A Budget 4 (YNAB) was just released and has a better design, cloud sync and improved reporting. YNAB4 may be the only budgeting software you need.
Do You Set Goals? If Not, Here Is How You Can Benefit
If you aren’t in the habit of setting goals regularly, I would urge you to think about doing so. Here are some reasons it’s a good idea.
What Is A Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)? How Does It Work?
Flexible spending accounts are a way to allow employees to save money on taxes by setting aside money to pay for health care costs. But how do they work?
Ten Short Years Of Marriage: Things I’ve Learned, Why I’m Thankful For My Wife On Our Tenth Anniversary
Today is the tenth anniversary of the day that my wife and I were married. I remember the day well. I was living with several friends at the time, and we all slept in that morning before getting up and heading out for a mid-morning breakfast at Denny’s. The day started out extremely stormy, and […]
Lending Club Returns Above Now Above 12%. Lending Club Receives $15 Million In Funding
My Lending Club account has continued to improve over the last few months as my returns have now surpassed the 12% threshold I was aiming for, reaching 12.06% net annualized return this month. I’ve been able to improve my returns over the past year or two by moving away from investing solely in A and […]
Why Are Auctioneers Ten Times More Likely To Be A Millionaire Than The Average Joe?
In his book The Millionaire Next Door Thomas J. Stanley found that auctioneers are 10 times more likely than average folks to become millionaires. Why is that?
Why An Emergency Fund Is Important: A Frozen AC Unit, Puddles And A Big Repair Bill
Having an emergency fund saved is important so that when problems do occur, they aren’t as bad as they could be. Here’s how our emergency fund helped us when our AC went out.
Estimated Tax Payments: How They Work, When They’re Due And Why You Should Pay Them
If you’re self employed or if you have significant side income you most likely should be paying estimated taxes on the income throughout the year. Here’s how.
Buy Quality To Save Money In The Long Run
Sometimes paying a little bit more for an item, and buying high quality, will often save you money in the long run. Here’s how buying high quality saved me hundreds on a bike.
Summertime Savings Tips: BBQ On A Budget
Summer is here, and so is BBQ season. Here are some tips to save some money when you’re grilling out this year.
SaveUp.com Review: A Rewards Program That Encourages People To Save And Pay Off Debt
SaveUp is a rewards program that encourages people to save, pay off debt and make positive changes to their financial lives.