Amazon Prime Members Save Up To $30 On TurboTax!

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As if you needed another reason to join Amazon Prime... Tax season is here and if you're smart you are already getting your tax documents in order in anticipation of the IRS deadline of April 15.  Don't wait until the last minute! I've always done our taxes the beginning when I was single and only had my wages to think about I filled out a 1040EZ form and … [Read more...]

Seven Characteristics of The Millionaire Next Door

If you want to stop living paycheck to paycheck and start building real wealth, you should look at these 7 characteristics that most millionaires have and you probably do not. In their classic 1996 book The Millionaire Next Door, Thomas Stanley and William Danko share their findings about the factors that determine who becomes wealthy in America.   You might be surprised … [Read more...]

Book Review – Parcells: A Football Life

I don’t read many biographies of sports figures because they typically focus too much on scores and details of old games and  rehash old stories and anecdotes I already knew.  But as a lifelong Giants fan I couldn’t resist the opportunity to get a free copy of Parcells: A Football Life in return for an honest review on I’ve always admired Bill Parcells … [Read more...]

Save Money With A Programmable Thermostat

Money Saving Mondays is an ongoing series where we share simple, actionable tips that you can use right away to start saving money immediately.  You can check out previous installments here. According to the US Department of Energy, heating and cooling account for about 48 percent of energy use in a typical home. That's a big chunk of change, so you should take every … [Read more...]

2015 Stock Market Holidays

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WHAT STOCK MARKET HOLIDAYS ARE SCHEDULED FOR 2015? Now that we're into 2015, it's time to start planning for the year ahead.  For example, investors will need to know when the stock markets are closed because those are days they can not make any trades. That goes for any automatic investments you might have set up with online discount brokers such as Scottrade. Of … [Read more...]