Five cannibals get appointed as programmers in an IT company. During the welcoming ceremony the boss says to them, “You’re all part of our team now. You can earn good money here, and you can go to the company canteen for something to eat. So don’t trouble the other employees.” The cannibals promised they […]
Dear Family, This weekend is the Memorial Day Weekend. Speaking with TomBuck earlier this week, he tells me his community goes out to the cemetery to honor all the local war veterans, alive or dead. In a close-knit community, this is just one of the many instances when people connect. One of the nice things […]
Dear Family, On Friday’s, I try to devote the morning to writing and compiling Ask TaxMama. But the phones keep ringing today – generally with people I love to hear from. So, the conversations do take much longer than they should. This weekend we change the clocks, right after midnight Saturday night (or in the […]
Dear Family, This morning started with Kat and Gina on the Moms Making a Million radio show. Their goal is to help a million moms make a million dollars. Don’t you love that goal? They offer clever money saving tips and have charming guests, like Paul Petillo who talked about investments you should not ignore.
Dear Family, Before we get started, take a quick look at the clock. If the time is anywhere between 9 am and 11 am Pacific, you may just be able to call me and ask me questions. At that time I will be in the CBS studios, at KFWB 980 on Money 101 with Bob […]
Dear Family, Happy Chanukah! Will you be lighting candles with family and friends today? Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed their Bush Tax Cuts Extender Bill. No point in going into details or doing cartwheels yet. It’s not a law. And it won’t be until the Senate either votes on it and agrees with it […]
Today Sarah in Oregon is upset with her husband’s employer. “My husband’s work won’t change his payroll withholding to the amounts on his new W-4 until they hear from their attorney. So we are ending up with thousands of dollars taken out and sent in to the IRS and ODR that we need now. ”