Is the IRS Getting Smarter or is The IRS Attacking the Wealthy Yet Again?

Is the IRS Getting Smarter or is The IRS Attacking the Wealthy Yet Again?

Last year, I wrote that it was inevitable that Estate Audits were Going to Increase.  The reason Estate Audits were going to increase was inevitable – there were/are less people who are subject to the estate tax, but no auditors were being fired (i.e. they have nothing else to do lol). Well it seems that there is

215th Edition of the Carnival of Debt Reduction

I am happy to host the 215th Edition of the Carnival of Debt Reduction. The Carnival of Debt Reduction is, a weekly blog carnival that highlights posts on getting out of debt. Personal debt reduction progress reports and posts about reducing debt are what this carnival is all about! All Financial Matters host the 214th

I Won a $1,000 – What am I going to Do With It?

I Won a $1,000 – What am I going to Do With It?

I am not sure if it was fate, or what, but days after I read FCN’s, “What Would You Would Do with a $1,000” I actually won $1,000!   Actually, I won $1,260 through a 50/50 raffle for a buddy’s church ($20 ticket) but I told the church to keep $260 of it.  I am not

Determining your Testamentary Intent and Avoiding Common Mistakes

Determining your Testamentary Intent and Avoiding Common Mistakes

I truly believe that everyone needs a will and have provided reason after reason why you need to create a Last Will and Testament ASAP.  These reasons include: Proper Distribution of Assets – Both in terms fo what you want and what is most efficient Guardianship Issues – Who is going to take care of children of

Obama Does a Television Commercial for D-Rated Celebrity George Lopez

Obama Does a Television Commercial for D-Rated Celebrity George Lopez

This is not a Personal Finance or Estate Planning post, but rather is part of “Are you Freaking Serious Fridays” where I take the last day of the week just simply to bitch and complain about whatever topic I feel is necessary to complain about. So I am watching Family Guy on TBS (don’t judge