Category Archives: Income or Pay

Website finally starting to generate more AdSense revenue

My website was finally starting to pick up it’s AdSense revenue. While I was a little surprise by the amount it went up, it almost falls inline with the fact that I’ve added 3 AdSense entries onto the website this … Continue reading

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The Feds increase minimum wage again

It seems that every so often in the current administration, that they keep wanting to increase minimum wage again. This time is no different. I believe that there would be benefits to increasing it, but only if certain conditions would … Continue reading

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Tax year 2014 tax limit guidelines

There are always limits that the IRS places on various items in your financial arsenal, and this post is meant to be a brief summary of the 2014 tax limit guidelines. The list below is only meant to be brief … Continue reading

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Tax season quickly approaches, have you checked your situation out

Now that we’re winding down the year, it’s getting closer to tax season. So in honor of that upcoming event, I thought I’d write an article regarding your W-4 and whether you may want to adjust it accordingly. That is … Continue reading

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Fill out your W4 Withholding Allowance Certificate

Can you claim more allowances when you fill out your W4 Withholding paperwork than you do on April 15th? The answer is yes. Can that result in an increase in the money you get back during the year? Again the … Continue reading

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Choosing a Roth IRA or 401k for investment purposes Part 2

This is part 2 of a two-part series for choosing a Roth IRA or 401k for investment purposes. Part 1 is available here. This part uses math to reason out why we would want to choose a Roth as the … Continue reading

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Early 2012 tax filing checkup

Does anybody else do this? I know that I usually start roughly a month before the end of the year so that I can adjust it a little to make sure that I owe nothing because I keep my W-4 … Continue reading

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Black Friday is coming … R U ready?

I know that my DW and I rarely (as in maybe 2 times) went out on “Black Friday”. However, we do that more so because we don’t want to deal with the craziness that goes on. You know the stampeded … Continue reading

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How difficult is it to save for retirement at lower income levels

After reading RB40′s post and several of the responses, I thought I’d see how it could work out on paper. The goal would be to put aside as much as possible without sacrificing income due to current tax laws (circa … Continue reading

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Side Effect of Feminist Movement

I’m not trying to be overly political with this post and I happily work with many women, both now and in the past. Heck, my DW is talking about going back to work part time, which I applaud. But is … Continue reading

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