What to do After a Car Accident (Before Leaving the Scene)
Mon, 05/18/15 | 8 Comments

“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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10 Food Rules to Save you Money & Improve your Health
June 26, 2010 | 5 Comments
10 Food Rules to Save you Money & Improve your Health

I just read Michael Pollan’s Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual, and picked up on a few tips that intuitively make a lot of sense when it comes to eating healthy (but probably were not on …

Get Microsoft Office 365 for Free for 30 Days
June 24, 2010 | 4 Comments
Get Microsoft Office 365 for Free for 30 Days

I’m a big fan of weening yourself away from paid software, such as Microsoft Office, as much as possible. Other than Photoshop, I haven’t bought software in probably 6 years or so (excluding Turbotax). But …

Real Estate Capital Gains Taxes on the Sale of a Home
June 23, 2010 | 3 Comments
Real Estate Capital Gains Taxes on the Sale of a Home

When you are about to sell your home, one of the first things that you should consider is if you will have to pay capital gains taxes on the sale. This is a topic that …

How Much do you Tip for Food Delivery?
June 22, 2010 | 127 Comments
How Much do you Tip for Food Delivery?

Tipping at Restaurants: The Standards for Tipping Waiters or Waitresses
The number that keeps getting thrown out as a standard tipping percentage at restaurants is 15%. I usually stick to that, but go up to 20% …

2010 Federal Tax Brackets: Plan Now Before It’s Too Late
June 21, 2010 | 5 Comments
2010 Federal Tax Brackets: Plan Now Before It’s Too Late

Update: The 2013, 2014, and 2015 tax brackets have since been announced by the IRS.
2010 Federal Tax Brackets
Since the best tax planning usually comes throughout the year prior to the IRS tax deadline, right now …

American Express Purchase Protection Plan – a Rare Credit Card Benefit
June 20, 2010 | 20 Comments
American Express Purchase Protection Plan – a Rare Credit Card Benefit

I have a number of American Express credit cards and perhaps one of the biggest perks they bring is something that I just recently discovered: the American Express Purchase Protection plan. The plan, (rather unbelievably) …


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