Tag Archives: Bo

Creation Goes to the Dogs

On the first day of creation, God created the dog. On the second day, God created man to serve the dog.

Ask TaxMama Issue 638 – Happy Friday the 13th

Dear Family, Happy Passover. Still a couple of days left. Are you craving bread yet? Getting ready for the traditional pizza frenzy after the holiday is over. Soon. Soon. Meanwhile, get your tax questions answered – live. Call us this morning – TaxMama and Bob McCormick on his Money 101 show  on KFWB Los Angeles. […]

Food and Wine Budgets

The Japanese eat very little fat and suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans. On the other hand the French eat a lot of fat and also suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans.  

The Art of Making Doggone Good Friends

“The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue.”-Anonymous “Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.”-Ann Landers “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”-Will Rogers

School Daze

You may remember the story – the one about the woman who shook her son awake in the morning. “Get up and get ready for school,” she urged.  “You’re going to be late!” “Ah, Mom,” he pleaded “I don’t want to go to school. The kids don’t like me. The teachers are against me. Even […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 621 – Time to Change

Dear Family, This week, we are working on the first review class for the new Registered Tax Return Preparer examination. When I scheduled the class for November, my intention was to take the exam myself, before teaching the course. After all, the IRS announced the new exam would be available by the middle of October. […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 616 – A Sweet and Healthy Year

  Dear Family,  This year is ending tonight – at least on the Jewish calendar. 5772 is starting tonight.  We all need a new, fresh, clean year – filled with lots of hope, anticipation and joy.  I wish you good health, good friends, prosperity and peace.  And may you and everyone you love be written into […]

Wish You Had Never Said It?

We all have those moments when we wish we could pull back something we’ve just said. Here are some moments these people will never forget.  Public Address. A lady picked up several items at a discount store. When she finally got up to the checker, she learned that one of her items had no price […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 573 – Wealth of Spirit

Dear Family, Just in case you’re looking for it, it may not be here for a while. The TaxMama site is undergoing some maintenance this morning. Rebalancing servers and the like. I was hoping it would be ready for prime time, but…perhaps it will be ready by the time I am speaking at the Virtual […]

Happy Thanks for All the Gifts Week

Is there someone you forgot to thank? Is that Thank You card burning a hole in your pocket? Is Mom pestering you about calling your aunt? How long have you meant to thank him for that locket?   Well, for all you procrastinators, you ‘I meant to do it’ divas, you folks with good hearts […]

No Profit in Waiting For God

  After a major storm, a flood had overtaken the town. As the flood waters were rising, a man was on the stoop of his house and another man in a row boat came by. The man in the row boat told the man on the stoop to get in and he’d save him. The […]

A Sign from Above

A businessman was in a great deal of trouble. Sales were way down, he had put everything he had into the business, and most of all – he owed everybody and his debts were enormous. As a last resort he went the rabbi and poured his heart out. When he had finished, the rabbi said, […]