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  • Online business tax deductions
    IRS tax deductions for your online business expenses
    If you have an online business that you profit from make sure that, you keep track of your expenses that can be deducted on your tax return. If you fall into the online business tax filer category and file a Schedule C, today we are covering some...
  • Obama 2013 vacations, Jay Leno show appearance cost taxpayers millions
    Obama 2013 vacations, Jay Leno show appearance cost taxpayers millions
    On Friday, Judicial Watch was able to obtain flight expense records from the Department of the Air Force revealing that President Obama incurred $7,396,531.20 in flight expenses alone for his 2013 vacations to Hawaii and Martha’s Vineyard...
  • Worn out sneakers
    How prepared is your budget against sneak attack expenses?
    A futuristic budget plan would place finances on tactical alert to watch for suspicious spending behavior and destroy it before debt takes over. It would be great fun to see household budget programs simulate a child’s video game. If only...
  • Hurting Money
    Choosing the right Medicare Supplement policy
    If you are approaching age 65, you will soon become Medicare-eligible, and you have a few decisions to make. For starters, if you aren’t yet collecting Social Security, you should apply for “original” Medicare around your 65th...
  • This NJ mayor can't afford to live in his own town
    This NJ mayor can't afford to live in his own town
    NJ mayor can no longer afford to live in his own town. James “Sonny” McCullough has put his home on the market due to a $31,000 property tax bill that met him on his door steps. As of today’s article on August 21, 2013 a lot of...
  • Payday loans
    Payday loans
    The average American has a lot of debt on their shoulders and paying their normal monthly expenses such has their car loan, utility bills, cable, gas expenses, and food can be troublesome since they do not realistically make enough money. Add...
  • Working Dog Breed
    How much does it cost to own a dog?
    If you are considering becoming a new dog owner, you should know the costs that will be involved. Owning a dog is a long time commitment and it does not come without incurring expenses along the way. While starting off with a puppy can be more...
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    Tracking your spending habits
    Like the ocean tide; money rolls in and money rolls out.How can one create a sound budget and a solid foundation without knowing exactly what is spent every month? The rent / mortgage, car payment and cell phone bill are usually about the same...
  • The importance of Writing a business plan
    The Business Chic: The Importance of Writing a Business Plan
    Many think the main purpose for writing a business plan is for the presentation to a bank or financial institution for funding. While this may be the case, the ultimate reason should be to provide a thorough and thought out plan of attack in...
  • Manage Business Expense
    Managing your business expenses
    One of the things that you need to think about carefully if you're a small business owner is the amount of money that you are spending on your business. This is not only going to have an impact on your bottom line, it will have an impact on...
  • Household Budget
    Let's talk about our budget
    Who do you see when you hear the words, frugal person? Narrow eyes focused on price tags? Tight lips tallying up purchases? Knuckles squeezing every cent out of a quarter?A true frugal person does not look this way at all. Instead her eyes catch...
  • Doug Black
    Canadian Senator-in-Waiting charged taxpayers $28k for lavish lifestyle
    The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) published documents they obtained through a Freedom of Information request that revealed Doug Black, University of Calgary Chair of the Board of Directors and Conservative senator-in-waiting, led an...
  • Markets react to Bernanke speech on Monetary Policy
    New month and budget for September
    Its the Labor Day weekend and a new month began yesterday. We'll cut you some slack for reviewing and working up the budget for September. Take a few minutes during the long holiday weekend to read a good story about saving for retirement on...
  • Table T11-0176 Distribution of Tax Units that Pay No Individual Income Tax by cash Income Percentile, Current Law, 2011
    Can We Be Honest About Something?
    Can we be honest about something? Taxes. It’s a difficult topic but one that really requires a lot of discussion. It’s about taxes and the fair share argument. It will involve some basic math with decimals, some adding, multiplication...
  • Who is counting your money?  If you are paying too much for mutual fund fees and expenses it may not be you!
    What types of sales charges and fees do mutual funds charge? (Part 1)
    How much of your hard earned money are you paying in mutual fund fees? Whether you invest on your own or through your 401(k) retirement plan at work you are most likely to have at least a portion of your investments held in mutual funds.What many...