February 2012

3 Ways to Make Your Financial Ideas Happen

Personal Finance

I just read an excellent book called Making Ideas Happen. Author Scott Belsky, who started the Behance Network, puts years of research into book form on why people with great ideas rarely act upon them. One of the simplest, yet most profound things that Belsky says is that “If you want to make ideas happen, […]

IRS Phone Number Chart For Tax Help

Personal Finance
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Did you know that you could contact the IRS directly if you had questions on filing your taxes.  The IRS phone number listing below will be a real help if you’re have tax issues that you need help resolving. Just like any call center, you’ll need to have all your information at hand before you […]

Donate Your Car For A Serious Tax Break!

Taxes
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You’ve had your car for years now and it’s time to sell her.  What do you do?  Most likely, you would probably set up an ad on Craig’s List and try to sell it to a private buyer.  Let’s say that the first buyer is not impressed and you post your ad again.  The second […]

4 FREE STATE Income Tax Filing Online Tools

Taxes
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When it comes to filing your taxes, you have all sorts of options for filing a free federal tax return, many places will charge to file a state tax return.   It IS possible to find online resources for free state income filing, but it can be challenging to sort through all the options.  This guide […]

Discover More Card Review

Personal Finance
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Most credit cards you should ignore due to their lack of cash back benefits.  The Discover More Card is not the case.  Whether you’re looking for a card to transfer a balance to or a card that offer 5% cash back on purchases, the Discover More Card might just be the card for you. Not […]

Facts And Facets About Whole Life Insurance

Insurance

Whole life insurance covers the whole life of the policy holder. There is no fixed date for the last premium. When the policy holder dies the total value of the policy which is called as death benefit, is handed over to the person or persons named in the whole life insurance policy. Whole life insurance […]

2012 Tax Tips: 4 Tips to for a Fast Refund

Taxes

It’s that time of year again.  The tax season is well on its way it’s not slowing down for anyone.  While most Americans wait till the last minute to file their taxes, we hope that you don’t follow suit.  If you’re getting a refund or you have a child in college, you’ll want to file […]

5 Bible Verses About Finances That Will Change Your Life

Frugality
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The Bible is packed full of verses about financial lessons.  For example, did you know that the Bible talks about money over 2,000 times?  Pretty crazy huh?  It’s evident just from my last Bible study that money is an important subject to our Lord. It’s so important, God even says that it’s the hardest thing […]

4 Financial Strategies to Implement Now

Personal Finance
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What you are about to hear is nothing new. Sometimes hearing nothing new is good though.  After all, it takes quite a few times to hear something before it “sticks”. So don’t be so quick to brush this advice off as old news.  I recommend we seriously consider if we are applying these strategies.  If […]

4 Frugal iPad Alternatives

Miscellaneous

Two years ago when the iPad came out, there was nothing like it.  Even today, it’s still amazing to see what you can do with one.  My wife actually uses one for medical school and views hundreds of notes through an app that’s incredible to use. While we really enjoy using our iPad, we’ve noticed […]

5 Ways to Get Fit on a Budget

Frugality
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It’s 2012 and you’re still eating donuts?  Put that croissant down and get serious about your fitness goals!  Yes, I did just call you out.  You set a resolution this year and you’re not about to fail, that’s why I’m writing this article! If you tell me money is holding you back, well that’s a bunch of […]