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Money matters: Entertainment

Entertainment can be a sucker for your hard earned dollars. Take a night at the movies for two people:

  • Movie tickets: $8.50 each
  • Concessoins: $5.00 each (conservative)
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Working from Home

Work From Home Guide

Clark Howard’s list of legitimate telecommute, telework and work-at-home companies


Legitimate Work-From-Home Opportunities

 With the dramatic changes in the employment landscape in recent years, more people are looking to work from home and find freelance work. 859 more words

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Spending Power

Warren Buffett, in his 2011 letter to investors, defined investing as “the transfer to others the purchasing power now with the reasoned expectation of receiving more purchasing power – after taxes have been paid on nominal gains – in the future.” What’s important to remember is “It’s not the dollar value of your investment returns that count. 23 more words

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Money Matters: 5 Smart Uses for Your Tax Return

By Amy Fontinelle, Investopedia

Even when we expect our tax returns to bring a refund, we all dread preparing for the tax deadline. The arcane tax forms, instructions few can decipher and our increasingly complex financial situations make each year’s return seem more painstaking than the last. 774 more words

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Tax Help in Caring For an Aging Parent

Millions of adult children find themselves looking after aging parents. Tax laws offer some help, as long as you and your folks meet the criteria.The key to Internal Revenue Service assistance in caring for an elderly relative is whether you can claim the person as a dependent. 658 more words

March 2015

Foodiee (my saver)

  Starting my first food savings last Aug 29,2014 and ended up last Dec 31,2014.. It just a small amount but the most important I begin savings for food business and determined to put a small amount everyday.. 170 more words


Renting chickens (because a mortgage is enough commitment already)

For the last four weeks, we have been hosting two chickens, Henrietta and Lily, from Book-a-Chook.

And like any new parent, I’ve been harping about them to everyone I meet: Henrietta is greedy, pecky, and sprints like an Olympic athlete, whilst Lily is the more cautious of the two and stays up past her bedtime.  245 more words

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