Yearly Archives: 2009

Free McDonald’s McCafe

I just saw a commercial that I thought everyone would be interested in, but I couldn’t find the video, so I visited the McDonalds site and found my answer: 100% chance that on Monday I will be taking part in this promotion.  MAKE SURE YOU TWEET THIS ONE! Continue Reading

Writing the IRS in Response to Increase in Income due to 1099-C – Five Rules when Replying to the IRS

Writing the IRS in Response to Increase in Income due to 1099-C – Five Rules when Replying to the IRS

As I previously posted about, I learned that, Cancellation of Debt is Taxable Income, when my brother received notice that a creditor he had settled with 2 years ago filed a 1099-C for a deduction for Cancellation of Debt.  Luckily he has a brother who is nice and is willing to do research for him.… Continue Reading

My Journey’s July 16th 2009 Update

One of the main reasons I started this site was to keep myself accountable to anyone that was reading. Ironic part, is that when I started I probably had no one reading so it was an exercise in futility! Fiscal Update My last update was on May 29, 2009 and before is one from March… Continue Reading

What States Watch Internet Porn the Most?

What States Watch Internet Porn the Most?

CNBC is airing a special on Wednesday, July 15, 2009 titled, “Porn – Business of Pleasure.”  Whenever CNBC does one of these specials, they supplement the hype with random quiznodes and facts on their accompanying site and along with that special they are having. Well CNBC provides us with the Top US States for Online Pornography.  The… Continue Reading

Sweet Prosper is Back!

Being that I am in debt elimination mode I haven’t talked about my investments that much.  But on February 15, 2007, I was intrigued by the idea of Prosper and have since built a very very small portfolio. As the P2P Lending market grew so did the competition and Prosper and LendingClub both went into… Continue Reading

When Will Auto Makers Get it? Kia Motors must think the American Consumer is an Idiot

When Will Auto Makers Get it? Kia Motors must think the American Consumer is an Idiot

I watch way too much tv, and I recently I have been seeing a commercial lately for the Kia Forte which has intrigued me: This commercial piqued my interest because it announces that a $14,000 car has both Satellite Radio and Bluetooth standard. The commercial did its job because it got me to check out… Continue Reading