Archives For December 2005

I stumbled across an article about using del.icio.us at SlackerManager (I hate that name). Anyway, it might give you some ideas on how to use del.icio.us.

Tax Cut

December 23, 2005

Yesterday, I received a copy of H&R Block’s Tax Cut Deluxe + State on a “try-it-before-you-buy-it” basis. If I like it, I pay $29.95. I don’t normally buy the Deluxe version because I have never really needed it. The reason I am considering this deal is that is comes with the following: Continue Reading…

Carnival of Investing Update

December 23, 2005

I will be hosting the second issue of the Carnival of Investing on Tuesday, December 27. So far, I have seven submissions. I NEED MORE! If you have a recent post that is investing-related email it (JLP – at – AllThingsFinancialBlog – dot – com) and I will be sure to include you. Here’s the format for submission:

1. Be sure to put “Carnival of Investing” in the subject line along with your blog’s name. That helps me to keep things straight. I get a ton of email so organization is important.
2. In the email, include the following information:

  • Blog’s name
  • Blog’s URL
  • Author’s name
  • Post Title
  • Post URL
  • Trackback URL (if you have one)
  • Brief summary

That’s it. The deadline for submissions is Monday 5 PM Central time. Any submissions made after that time will be held for the following weeks carnival.

I was perusing WealthToday when I came across a post about a link to a pretty interesting website called Money: What it is, How it Works. It is a pretty cool site and will make a great reference site about money. I’ll add it to my references section.

Making a Difference

December 22, 2005

I heard this story in a sermon a long time ago. I read it around this time every year. I wanted to share it with you. I heard it is a true story but I’m not sure if it is or not. The point is still important. I hope you enjoy it.

This is a story about Miss Thompson, a school teacher, and her student, Teddy Stollard. Continue Reading…

I saw this article by Terri Cullen of the Wall Street Journal and thought I’d pass it along. She’s not a fan of the Medicare Drug Plan, the AMT, credit card fees, and the new bankruptcy bill.

Doing a Proper Rollover

December 21, 2005

One important decision that a lot of people face from time to time is rolling over their 401(k) when they leave a job. It’s not as hard as it might seem, but there are still things that must be done in order to make sure you have a successful rollover. Continue Reading…