What is IRS Tax Form 4868?

Do you need a little more time to file your taxes? Do you expect to have an outstanding balance that you’ll have trouble paying before the typical deadline? The good news is that you can receive an extension if you spend a few minutes filling out a Form 4868. If you expect to have any […]


The DoughRoller Weekly RoundUp (Stockpickr $1,000 Virtual Challenge Edition)

I’m not usually one for entering contests, but the folks at Stockpickr have created one that’s caught my eye.  Anyone interested in winning $1,000 each month (in addition to a variety of other prizes) only needs to sign up a free virtual trading account with $250,000 in cash and trade stocks.  At the end of […]


Superbowl XLV Commerical Costs

Super Bowl XLV, which will take place on February 6, 2011 in Dallas, Texas will be a big event, not just for the game but for the much anticipated commercials. Super Bowl ads have become infamous for packing a big punch and are one of the most beloved aspects of the big game. The Super […]


The Company Men and How NOT to Handle a Layoff

Recently I went to see “The Company Men,” a drama about the devastating effects of downsizing during the recent recession. The film focuses on the character of Bobby Walker, played by Ben Affleck, who is a hardworking, ambitious sales executive enjoying the fruits of success: big house, sporty Porsche, exclusive golf club membership, etc. Until […]


TurboTax 2010 Review

As we enter tax season for 2010 taxes, there’s no better time than now to review the most popular tax software for personal and small business tax preparation, Turbo Tax 2010. The 2010 version was recently released and currently offers four different federal products to help consumers file their tax returns online. I’ve used Turbo […]


Is It Better to Get a Payday Loan than Overdraft Your Checking Account?

This post comes to you from the NerdWallet.com team, personal finance bloggers and experts in helping consumers find the best low APR credit cards. Say you have no money in the bank, a month’s worth of bills due, and a gas tank to fill. To make it through the next 2 weeks, you need to […]