Archives For December 2005

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

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…