Dear Family, I’ve spent the morning emailing back and forth with niece on the other side of the continent. There are secret goings on within the family to create a very special party and a present for the woman who needs nothing – my mom. Soon to be 90 years-old, she will be getting a […]
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. […]
Dear Friends, Happy Passover Eve and Good Friday. The holy weekend is upon us. Many of you aren’t working – or have already left town. (Which explains the heavy traffic we heard about yesterday.) I wish you all a loving, noisy, friendly family weekend. And please, if you know of friends or co-workers who are […]
Taxes are terrifying to so many people. But the fact is, some of us just find the whole subject irresistible. We talk about taxes; think of ways to reduce taxes; dream of loopholes; are compelled to help others find tax breaks; and love to read all about the nuances and changes. WE are the Tax […]
Dear Family, This year, the Swallows Day Parade will be held in San Juan Capistrano on Saturday morning. Each year, they welcome back the swallows who return on March 19th. Folks in Southern California can join in the fun via Amtrak’s Surfliner (SNC station) and walk over to the festivities. (The southbound train will get […]
The Fifth weekly winners in TaxMama’s search for the Ultimate Tax Nerd of 2012 are: Melissa Guy for Just barely April 18th 2012 Susan Holtgrefe, EA for How life looks with your tax goggles on
Dear Family, Out here in the Valley, the day looks dark and gloomy. That in-between time, when the world is trying to decide whether or not to rain. The birds and squirrels seem to love it. Lots of fluttering around (birds) and frolicking (squirrels). Rick just called and said he’s taken a busload of children […]
The Fourth weekly winners in TaxMama’s search for the Ultimate Tax Nerd of 2012 are: Clint Masser wins again with It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane. Caroline Lees for Like Talking to a Stone
Dear Family, Twice this week, Rick told me this weekend is Daylight Savings Time. I brushed him off. It makes no sense. This EARLY in March?!! Darned if he isn’t right!
The Third weekly winners in TaxMama’s search for the Ultimate Tax Nerd of 2012 are: Clint Masser wins again with It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane. Melissa Guy , for the Taxorcist.