Let’s Talk Retirement

It seems like almost every week there is an article saying how American’s don’t have enough for retirement.  Here is a nice graph from the Economic Policy Institute.  It looks like people at the top may be alright with $163,000,...

Donations and Taxes

Tax day came late this year, April 18th.  Fortunately, I have submitted everything.  And there was a whole lot to submit this year with earnings from Lyft, internet reselling, and bank bonuses.  One new thing this year was that I was...

The Perks of Employment

If you are an employee with benefits I suggest you read your employee handbook at the next opportunity.  Everyone knows how many vacation days they get a year, but there could be undiscovered perks that could save you money. Health...

Flexible Spending Accounts

A flexible spending account (FSA) can be a bit scary because there is the possibility of losing money.  However, if you carefully plot your course you will not let this happen and you will save some money on taxes.  Much more than...