Avoid these 5 Financial Mistakes Regardless of intelligence

Avoid these 5 Financial Mistakes Regardless of intelligence

Linda  Formichelli from CNBC wrote an article, “Five Money Mistakes Even Smart People Make” which highlights 5 items that she thinks “even smart people” make mistakes.  I don’t really get the title (other than to get readers – it worked for me), I don’t think intelligence (a term hard to define) correlates with personal finance. Think about howContinue Reading

Carnival of Personal Finance #175

My article, “Stay Away from Seller Financing” was chosen to be featured in Carnival of Personal Finance #175 hosted by J. Money from Budgets are Sexy.  He threw me in the Finance section…but check out the whole carnival here. Here are some of my favs: Dan from Everyday Financing talks about his car buying HEREContinue Reading

Nursing Home Expenses May Be Deductible

Nursing Home Expenses May Be Deductible

I know we are far from the cultural event known as “tax season” but today, I came across a great tax deduction I had no idea about.  A Planner came to me today and asked, quite succinctly, Are Nursing Home Expenses Tax Deductible? I started with my normal logical reasoning, they are medical expenses butContinue Reading