What to do After a Car Accident (Before Leaving the Scene)
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“Hey. I just got in a car accident. This guy just whipped out of his parking spot and hit me. What should I do?”
It was a crisp winter Saturday morning, as my frustrated wife recounted …

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2011 IRS Maximum Allowed 401k Contribution Announced
October 31, 2010 | 82 Comments
2011 IRS Maximum Allowed 401k Contribution Announced

Update: The 2015 401K maximum contribution has now been announced.

This past week, the IRS 2011 401K maximum announcement finally came.
The Maximum 401K Contribution in 2011 will be…
Identical to 2009 and 2010. Bummer, dude.
That’s right, the …

How to Get Rid of Cable: Share your Story!
October 27, 2010 | 35 Comments
How to Get Rid of Cable: Share your Story!

Getting Rid of Cable: Options Aplenty
It has become increasingly easy to get rid of cable these days through a combination of alternatives without losing much of the entertainment value. And when I say ‘cable’, you …

Why Job Performance is Mostly Unrelated to Job Security
October 24, 2010 | No Comment
Why Job Performance is Mostly Unrelated to Job Security

On my job security post last week, one commenter noted that they were surprised to see that ‘job performance’ was not on the list of 4 key pillars to job security. It was a keen …

Job Security: The 4 Pillars that Guarantee it (& Boost your Income)
October 20, 2010 | 2 Comments
Job Security: The 4 Pillars that Guarantee it (& Boost your Income)

Job Security: One Pillar at a Time
Job security is hard to come by these days. In an age where our culture has come to the conclusion that no job is 100% safe, I believe that …

How to Use a Secured Credit Card to Build your Credit
October 14, 2010 | 12 Comments
How to Use a Secured Credit Card to Build your Credit

With tighter lending restrictions these days, a lot of younger people in college and new graduates are having a hard time getting approved for credit cards or loans of any type. And because they aren’t …

Bartering Taxes: How to Report Barter Income to the IRS
October 7, 2010 | One Comment
Bartering Taxes: How to Report Barter Income to the IRS

For all the benefits of bartering – free goods & services, community-building, the thrill of the trade – there is one downside that you might not have anticipated. Taxes. That’s right, goods and services received …


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