DVDXPress Promotion

Just received an email that expires tonight so I wanted to get it up here quickly.  I am not sure it is a great deal unless you have free time tonight! Rent 1, Get 1 FREE Check out with Coupon Code “NINJA” with 2 movies in your shopping cart. Expires at midnight 12/08/08.  Forward toContinue Reading

IRS Increases the Amount you can Save in a Qualified Account for 2009

I was on the IRS’ website today for a different research project (something associated with 403(b)s and the final reguations which become effective Jan 1, 2009 – if there is any interest in this info let me know and I”ll do a post) and I came along some great useful information for almost everyone. TheContinue Reading

Thinking about Starting a Company – Here is a chance at a free LLC or Incorporation

I received an email from one of my sponsors today stating that they are offering free LLCs or Incorporation filings!  I used to work for a law firm that charged anywhere from a couple hundred bucks to the thousands for this kind of work. I can’t vouch for the workmanship but a quick google search indicates thatContinue Reading

Is Social Security Income an Asset? NO!

I just read a very interesting article on Wall Street Journal Personal Finance Section, titled “Save Your Nest Egg, Hold on to Stocks” written by Mr. Zweig.  The article surrounds the idea that since your Social Security income stream can be turned into a present value number equivalent to a bond/annuity that it should countContinue Reading

Personal Finance is Well….Personal

I have written about this before, but in the past week I was involved in an incident which made me want to reiterate that personal finance is less about the numbers, but more about personal decisions based on one’s personalty, perspective and life. The first came when a good friend came by my house andContinue Reading

How Soon we Forget – Gas Prices Drop

There is an interesting debate going on Blueprint to Financial Prosperity, when he highlighted the “hack” that one could trigger Costco’s “member prices” when you use an amex card (full post and ensuing debate HERE). For various reasons, I am not going to get into the moral debate whether someone should use another person’s membershipContinue Reading