Archives For November 2005

This is Simply Unbelievable

November 22, 2005

I saw this article in today’s Wall Street Journal about this how this guy set up with the goal of selling 10,000 pixels at $100 per pixel in order to make $1,000,000. Guess what, he’s up to $643,000 now! Crazy! I get a headache just looking at the jumbled mess.

It is Done!

November 22, 2005

I finished my H&R Block final in about 1 hour and 45 minutes. Part I was very difficult because it covered filing status and dependency – two of the most boring chapters in the book. Part II required me to do a complete tax return, which wasn’t overly difficult. Anyway, I find out how I did on Monday. In the meantime, I don’t have to think about taxes!

I posed this question earlier today and got two really thoughtful responses (one for and one against). For those interested, here are my thoughts:
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JLP’s Question of the Day

November 22, 2005

I’m curious to hear what my readers think about the following question:

Should the minimum wage be increased?

I’ll post my feelings on the topic later today. I would love to hear from you. Comments are moderated so if you leave a comment and it doesn’t immediately show up, it’s because I haven’t moderated it yet.

H&R Block Final Today

November 22, 2005

I’m about to head off to take my H&R Block final. I studied a bit last night and am fairly comfortable with the material. Wish me luck. I promise to post my grade no matter how bad it is!

H&R Block Final Tomorrow

November 21, 2005

Well, I have my H&R Block final tomorrow. I’m a bit anxious about it because we have questions and a complete tax return. I should do fine but will need to study tonight. Wish me luck!

Dawn at FrugalforLife is hosting this week’s Carnival of Personal Finance. There’s lots of good stuff there so go check it out.