Monthly Archives: November 2007

Reducing Your Taxes: Part 2 of 3

Common, Everyday Tax Deductions In Part 1 of this series, we looked at 7 year-end tax tips to boost your tax deductions and lower your taxable income. In Part 2 we are going to list the common, everyday expenses that can be itemized in order to reduce the taxes you have to pay Uncle Sam.

Reducing Your Taxes: Part 1 of 3

End-of-Year Tax Break Exercises Before you know it the ball is going to drop as we ring in the New Year. But before it is officially 2008, let’s spend some time wrapping up 2007 by discussing some ways you can lower your realized income, which means a lower tax bill or a bigger tax return.

Is Financial Peer Pressure Keeping You Poor?

Aren’t friends great? Especially friends who like to spend lots of money. Sure it’s a lot of fun to take that impulsive trip to Vegas, and going out to eat with your friends is a great way to catch up. But if your goal is to obtain wealth, catching up with friends can be costly

Spend Your Budget

When you set your monthly budget, give yourself a weekly budget to avoid spending your entire monthly budget early in the month. If your budget is realistic and a bit of a challenge, there will times you go over due to unexpected expenses and seasonal increases in bills. Hopefully those months are offset by months