Category Archives: Reviews and Recommendations

The other day I got this e-mail from . It talked about a watch that had me drooling. Not only is this watch water-resistant to 20 meters, it’s also a USB memory storage device that holds 2 GB of data! Of course, I can only wear one watch at a time, so it’s out of […]


This is in response to the e-letter I sent to Farmers Insurance’s President, Paul N. Hopkins The subject line read: Paul N. Hopkins – Consumer Complaint I got the following apology from someone named, Bill Matlock. I believe that he is Farmers State Executive Director. But I could be wrong. He didn’t include his signature, […]

TaxMama’s® Tax Quips and Personal Violations

Hi! It’s TaxQuips time from Today TaxMama is hot under the collar – and not just because the temperatures are over 100 degrees F. You know me. I am usually easy-going, generally amused, and often passionate. But, I don’t really lose my temper all that often. Today, when I saw the mail, I lost […]

Harry Potter Mania

Last Friday, my office manager, Lulu, and her friends went on their annual outing to see the Harry Potter movie – in IMAX. Did you know they’ve been putting it out in IMAX format for 3 years? I had no idea. Well, heck, I had to see this! So I booked tickets to the IMAX […]

Articles of Interest

Today TaxMama wants to tell you about a few updated articles and tips you may find useful. 1) Everyone’s so into eBay and live garage sales. And summer is definitely the time for it. So, here’s an article on how to keep good records on your purchases, if you’re going to be turning around and […]

What’s Wrong with the “New” Missed Fortune 101?

Free Webinar Who: Roccy DeFrancesco, JD, CWPP™, CAPP™, Founder of The Wealth Preservation Institute What: What’s Wrong with Missed Fortune 101 and Learning Equity Harvesting the “Correct” Way When: July 11, 2007 3:00 pm EST. Register: send email to with WEBINAR in the subject line What’s Wrong with the “New” Missed Fortune 101? (aka, […]

The Millionaire Zone

RESEARCH FINDS MILLIONAIRES TURN THEIR ADDRESS BOOKS INTO CHECK BOOKS MORE THAN NON-MILLIONAIRES Use of Social Networks Dispels Myth that the Rich “Go it Alone” in Achieving Success 74% of Americans Want to Turn their Profits into Passions New York, April 26, 2007—Millionaires use social networks – ranging from the government and their alma maters […]

Advisory Team

Today TaxMama hears from Edward in PA, who asks, “Can you address the ins and outs of building a personal financial team? Who are the key players needed on this team?”

Clarifying Extensions

Today TaxMama hears from Martin – and several other MarketWatch readers, who say. “In your April 14th article in the Tax Watch section of “” you advised that if you are short of cash to pay your taxes you should file for an extension and pay when you file. I believe that’s incorrect: When you […]