Monthly Archives: March 2007

Reward For Tax Procrastinators

Last night I received an email from a representative of H&R Block and he has offered me a coupon code for a free copy of TaxCut Premium + State + Efile. Since I just purchased my tax software, I will not be able to take advantage of the coupon myself. Therefore I would like to […] continue reading

Window Shopping

When is the last time that you went window shopping? No, not that window shopping but actually shopping for windows. Today my wife and I started the process of accepting estimates for window replacement in our home. Comparing Bids Replacing the windows in your home is not a small task and requires thorough comparison shopping, […] continue reading

Tax Software Discounts

When I posted about preparing for tax season about two months ago, I had every intention of getting started on my taxes for 2006. However, as you might guess based on my post about how to procrastinate filing income taxes, I have yet to actually follow through and complete my taxes. Start With the Software […] continue reading

Apology For Lack of Activity

I’d just like to take a moment to apologize for the lack of activity on the site the last week. Unfortunately I am not one of the people that is able to make a living from blogging and the *real* job has been occupying far too much of my time lately. In addition to the […] continue reading

How To Handle A Financial Windfall

Since I have a few investment accounts with Vanguard, I receive their newsletter “What’s New at Vanguard” via email and today there was a nice article about how to handle a financial windfall. Take a Deep Breath If you have recently come into a financial windfall, you may be swirling with emotions – good or […] continue reading

Carnival of Debt Management – 5th Edition

The carnivals are picking up as my post on is included in the latest edition of the Carnival of Debt Management. As is usually the case with the personal finance carnivals, there are some great posts in this edition. I encourage you to spend some time reading through each post and making a habit of […] continue reading

Carnival of Credit Cards – 6th Edition

The latest Carnival of Credit Cards has been posted and includes my post about being careful with your credit cards. Be sure to check out the entire carnival but here are a few of my favorites: Paying Off 0% Card Living Almost Large talks about paying off their 0% credit card. It is very tempting […] continue reading

March Madness Finance Tournament

As you may remember, I had submitted a few of my posts to the March Madness Finance Tournament over at Free Money Finance and had made it into the 3rd round. Unfortunately, I ran up against some outstanding posts and did not make it through the 3rd round. It is still quite satisfying to see […] continue reading

Hit With Cellular Overage Charge

Yesterday I received our latest cellular phone bill and I was a bit shocked when I opened the envelope. For the first time since we have had cellular phones, we have exceeded the minutes in our package. Our Cellular Package We have service with T-Mobile and currently have one of the family plans with 1000 […] continue reading

New Reading Material

About two weeks ago, I was honored to be selected by Consumerism Commentary as the last winnner in the You Call the Shots (by Cameron Johnson) book giveaway. Last night when I arrived home from work there was a box waiting for me and it contained my copy of the book. The last couple of […] continue reading

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