Five Reasons Every Small Business Should Have a Credit Card

When you think of starting a business, a business credit card is probably the last thing on your mind.  That was certainly the case with my business.  In fact, it was more than year into making money online before I even considered applying for a card.  And that was a big mistake.  I’ve now carried […]


Wanna Make More Money? Consider Getting Certified

Everyone seems to have an interest in earning more money. Most of us are continually looking for ways to boost our income and earn more for spending, saving and paying down debt. However, it’s not always easy to add a zero or two to the end of a paycheck. Aside from getting a second job […]


Are Social Security Benefits Taxable?

While it may be difficult to stomach, the fact is that social security benefits may be taxable. Generally, if your only income is from social security, your benefits are probably not taxable and you may not need to file a tax return. If you have sources of income in addition to social security, however, then […]


5 of the Wierdest Taxes You’ll Ever Pay

Most people are familiar with common taxes: income taxes, sales taxes, and additional taxes on products like cigarettes and gasoline. But what you may not know is that there are many peculiar taxes around the world. Here are a few from America you may never have known you paid. A tax on illegal drugs That […]


What Happens If You Lose a RedBox Movie Rental?

I’m a big movie watcher, and I love taking advantage of movie deals like the popular Netflix free trial or RedBox free rental codes. But one of these almost came back to haunt me, through no fault of my own. I recently had a scare when I returned a movie to Red Box and didn’t […]


Renting a Car from Thrifty? Learn from My Mistakes

My family and I were in Florida this past weekend visiting colleges for my son and daughter. We rented a car from Thrifty in Orlando for four days. While I thought I did everything possible to get the best possible deal, it turns out I made three critical mistakes that cost me about $100. So […]