A few people might know this about me, but most don't. I've been trying to break into the finance industry for a few years now to no avail. Well, sort of. I am now a professional tax accountant, with and Enrolled Agent license (you can read all about enrolled agents here). But I didn't originally start out to become a tax professional. I wanted to help people with money professionally. To be … [Read more...] about Why I’m Not A Part-Time Financial Advisor (Yet)
Archives for June 2013
The follow is a post from my buddy Jon over at 2-Copper-Coins.com. He went to college with my wife, has just started a financial blog with his wife, and I'm really enjoying it! Check out the awesome tips here, and then head over to say "hi" on his blog. Thanks for reading! 1) I can fix it, or I will find out how We lose money when we give up on the items we already have. Our lawn mower … [Read more...] about 5 Attitudes That Will Save You Money
As I was writing my post about income for the Ultimate Budget Series, I started to think about why people need more and more income to "just get by". There seems to be a common agreement among those who are struggling with money that their problems would be solved with just a little (or a lot) more money. It's the same old refrain of "If I just had a better job", or "If I won the … [Read more...] about Cut The Crap
I don't have time for a great write-up of anything, as I'm still catching up from being gone for almost 2 weeks! So here's some pics of our free vacation on credit card points :) There would be pictures of us all over Disney and at the pool, but we were ON VACATION! Which means phones and such were put away, drinks and food were out, and we enjoyed the sun without have … [Read more...] about Back From Vacation!
Welcome back to the Ultimate Budget Series. If you haven't have a chance to check out the rest of the series, here's what we've got so far: Introduction Income Tithing I remember when I got my first job at Fred Meyer (a grocery store for those not on the West Coast), and I BEYOND EXCITED to earn $6.25 an hour. I was scheduled for about 20 hours per week to start, so I quickly did the … [Read more...] about Ultimate Budget Series: Part 3 – Income Taxes
I feel like we just talked about this a few months ago. Oh wait, we did. Back in April, Michelle and I went to Portland and stayed in a fancy pants hotel for free, along with using our Chase Sapphire Preferred rewards card cash back bonus to pay for the meals, wine tasting and bottles of wine. We made out with $1,250 worth of free vacation, some great memories, and a half dozen bottles of … [Read more...] about Another Free Flight and Hotel on Credit Card Points