Surviving the Holiday Crunch

Surviving the Holiday Crunch

Surviving the Holiday Crunch The holidays are supposed to be an excellent time for you and your family, though sometimes the stresses leading up the holidays make it seem like quite the opposite. Remember that even in poor economic times there are ways to enjoy yourself and survive the holiday crunch. Spending Money Chances are you’ll be spending at least some money during the holiday season. With careful planning, you can make a small budget go quite a long way. Consider the following holiday money saving tips: read...
Being Self-employed is literally a treasure trove of  hidden deductions.

Being Self-employed is literally a treasure trove of hidden deductions.

This post was originally published on Sept 25, 2015, and updated on December 20, 2018. Being self-employed is one of the best-kept secrets in the tax code. s a matter of fact, the self-employed individuals have their own tax code; a lot of hidden deductions, a treasure trove of deductions that are for the self-employed individuals. I will show you what you can deduct as a self-employed person. During strategic tax planning, I will show you how to take these deductions based on your unique vision, and that’s really the key. We have to have your unique vision written out to discover the deductions that are unique to you. We are going to be deducting a portion of your mortgage; perhaps a portion of your rent, home expenses, car expenses, travel expenses, entertainment, computers, software, cell phones, printers- and guess what? Even your kids’ allowance. That’s really important, especially in my world because I have four kids, and getting those kids’ allowance deductible is really important to me. read...
Skills Assessment to determine a job you will enjoy

Skills Assessment to determine a job you will enjoy

Job Skills Assessment If you’re looking for a job for the first time or you’d like to switch careers, you may be wondering where your talents lie. The one thing you know is that you want to find a job that you enjoy, but how can you tell what you would be good at before you get the job? The best way to determine a job worth pursuing is by doing a job skills assessment. A self-assessment will allow you to explore your personality type, find out what you’re good at, and determine your values. Here’s a list of questions that may be a part of a self-assessment: • Do you tend to be introverted or extroverted? • Do you generally remain calm, or do you get nervous easily? • How organized are you? • What is your general temperament? • What are your general interests? • Do you enjoy risky situations? read...
8 Tips for Improving Your Credit Score

8 Tips for Improving Your Credit Score

8 Tips for Improving Your Credit Score The first step to improving your credit score is to obtain a current copy of your credit report. Once you have something to work from, you’ll know where you stand and you can take action to improve your credit and raise your score. There are many systems and companies out there that’ll advertise a “free” credit report, only to enroll you into other paid programs or recurring memberships. These paid programs may benefit you, but read the fine print to ensure you’re getting only what you need. read...
Overcoming Financial Strain

Overcoming Financial Strain

Overcoming Financial Strain Financial strain is probably the biggest cause of stress, especially in today’s economy. With so many people losing their jobs, just trying to make ends meet can cause added stress to your already stressful lives. The good news is that there’s a way out! Map Out a Plan If you are not on a budget, you must get on one. I know the word budget seems like a bad word, and it does require effort and planning, but it is the best way to relieve financial stress. Living on a budget means you’re in control of your money, instead of your money controlling you. read...

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