Home Business Taxes: Prepare to Meet with Your CPA

Home Business Taxes: Prepare to Meet with Your CPA

When meeting with your CPA about your home business taxes, it’s important to be prepared. Each year, I make the trek to my accountant’s office with my year’s profit and loss statement, and all my documentation. By now, I’m pretty good about bringing what’s needed, since I’ve been using an accountant for my home business taxes

On Thanksgiving: Gratitude and Your Finances

On Thanksgiving: Gratitude and Your Finances

One of the most interesting relationships is the one between gratitude and your finances. Most years, Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Thanksgiving at our place is usually a laid back affair. We have our favorite foods. We hang out as a family. We don’t adhere to a schedule. Being able to enjoy Thanksgiving, and take

3 Tips to Establish a Good Relationship with a New Landlord

3 Tips to Establish a Good Relationship with a New Landlord

Finding a fair-priced rental in a competitive market with all desired amenities is difficult, but many jump on the opportunity as soon as the costs match their financial restrictions. However, the management team is another highly important factor to consider when renting. Living in a beautiful high-rise with a rooftop pool and full-sized gym isn’t

Making Passive Income with Rental Properties

Making Passive Income with Rental Properties

Note: Since I am not interested in real estate investment (other than through REITs), I think it’s great for my readers to gain a little insight from those who do go that route. This is an interesting look at passive income through rental properties. Let me know what you think in the comments! Seven years

Friday Fun Video: Play the Lottery!

Friday Fun Video: Play the Lottery!

The lottery is big business. In fact, many people play the lottery in the hopes of funding retirement or shoring up their finances. I’ve been know to buy a lottery ticket on occasion. Sometimes, I think it’s fun to play the lottery. I might win a few bucks, and I can use the money to

Investing Giveaway: Win AAPL Shares from Nvestly

Investing Giveaway: Win AAPL Shares from Nvestly

I’m joining forces with other bloggers to participate in a giveaway from Nvestly. Enter to win AAPL shares. One of the the more desirable stocks, even now, with some of the pains Apple has been experiencing since the passing of Steve Jobs, is AAPL. If you’re interested in perhaps investing in APPL shares, now might be