Holiday TippingTipping during the holiday season is about showing others who help us out on a regular basis we care about what they do and we are thankful for their help.
Making The Holidays Happen: Winter SolsticeThe first official day of winter is next Wednesday the 21st.
Making The Holidays Happen: Gift ReturnsMost stores offered gift receipts that you could stick in with the gifts. But if you didn’t get one try to find the original receipt for returns.
Making The Holidays Happen: Last Minute Gift IdeasTen days left to shop. There is always so much to do this week.
Making The Holidays Happen: Holiday FoodWhether it’s a party you are having or serving Hanukkah or Christmas dinner, try doing it cheaper.
Making The Holidays Happen: RegiftingDid you know that National Regifting Day is next Thursday December 15th?
Making The Holidays Happen: The Best DealsSome folks believe that the longer you wait to go Christmas shopping the sweeter the deals. And at one time I did think they were correct.
Making The Holidays Happen: Do Some Good By GivingLast Tuesday was Giving Tuesday. If you missed it, you were not alone.
Making The Holidays Happen: Holiday ScamsScammers are very aware that so many of us are frazzled this time of year and we let our guard down.
Making The Holidays Happen: So What’s In Your Wallet?Sadly we need to remind you to protect what’s in your wallet. You need to protect your numbers!
Making The Holidays Happen: Short Of CashChristmas and Hanukkah will be here in weeks and I am just beginning to think about gifts.
Tax Planning: Giving It Away
Tax Planning: Last Minute StuffEvery year around the third week of December Congress decides to tweak the tax code, and I would suggest that you watch for changes thru 2017.
Tax Planning: What Is On Your Tax Return?Review your tax situation now so you have some idea what tax bracket you will fall into this year and decide whether you want to do the long 1040 or the simpler and shorter form 1040EZ.
Tax Planning: The Self-EmployedIf you are self-employed your Schedule C is very important. There are some tax breaks worthy of spending some time on.