File Taxes Online with TurboTax

February 27, 2012

TurboTax is one of the most popular tax preparation programs these days. One of the best features of the tax software is it’s easy-to-use interface and the way it walks you through filling out your tax forms. If you haven’t used TurboTax before, it starts by asking questions about your situation and helping you begin […]

Angies List Costco Discounts

February 24, 2012

Usually when I write about Angies List it’s to talk about the latest home project we’ve used the service to find contractors for but there’s another benefit of Angies List that doesn’t come up that often.  Angies List Discounts I touched on it before when I wrote about the discount movie tickets we found on Angies […]

Sell a Car on Craigslist Without Losing Sleep

February 22, 2012

If you’re wondering whether it’s worth the trouble to sell a car on Craigslist, last month we sold our car on Craigslist for $3000 more than the dealer offered us on a trade-in.  I’d never put up a car for sale by owner and didn’t really know much about the detail of how to sell […]

Tax Organization Tips & Giveaway Winner

February 18, 2012

Thanks to everyone who participated in the  tax organizer kit giveaway in preparation for upcoming tax season!  If you missed it, all you had to do was share a tax tip to enter into the giveaway. Tax Tips As the chart below shows, one tip was by far the most popular.  People said it in […]

Jean Chatzky’s Small Business Secrets to Success

February 14, 2012

You probably know Jean Chatzky as a personal finance author and journalist but when I interviewed her last week I was curious to hear a little about Jean Chatzky the business owner. Over the last 20 years she’s built a successful business out of helping people figure out thier money problems.  I wanted to know […]

Tax Return Organizer Kit Giveaway

February 8, 2012

Filing your tax return is easier if your records are organized. When you fill out your 1040, you have to dig up all of your files from the previous year so you can enter in your income and your deductions.   Regardless of whether you go through tax software that prompts you for all the […]