Debt Update 8/27/2008

In conjunction with providing great and useful information, I created this blog is to keep me accountable for my debts.  As of this update I am focusing on my wife and I’s Credit Cards (as indicated by my status bar to the left). This is an update as to our progress: 7/27/2008 8/27/2008 CitiCard #1 141.99…Continue Reading

Education Loan Interest is Not Always Tax Deductible

Education Loan Interest is Not Always Tax Deductible

It seems to be a common statement among parents, planners, financial aid people, some bloggers, etc. that Don’t worry about education loans, they are tax deductible… Like most tax advice given…it is a half truth. Student Loans Are not Always Tax Deductible Yes, your interest is tax deductible if you don’t pass certain threshold income…Continue Reading

Top 5 Finance Sites

Top 5 Finance Sites

I spend an healthy amount of time on the Internet, so I figured I would share my favorite 5 free finance related sites.  The reason I limited the list to free is not due to alliteration, but rather I am part of the generation that assumes everything on the Internet should be free, including great information.  I decided…Continue Reading

Come on! Olympic Walking?

Come on! Olympic Walking?

When did walking become an Olympic sport?  I understand it is power walking, but come on! Why do they have to look like their waddling?  Just some thoughts. Yeah that is what is on CNBC at 12:45am.Continue Reading

Reasonable Car Purchase – Why?

Reasonable Car Purchase – Why?

I was in the middle or writing a post about a theory I came up with about selling my car to take advantage of the crazy deals Detroit is putting out there (See GM and Ford and Jeep), but as I wrote the post I realized how truly happy I am with my car and…Continue Reading