Tunic • Nordstrom | Skirt • Similar here | Tights • Talbots | Shoes • Zappos | Bag • Louis Vuitton (mine is older; I’ve linked several pre-owned options below, some with an initial $25 sign-up credit!) | Sunglasses • Tory Burch | Lipstick • M·A·C Dark Side One of the things I enjoy about cold weather is leather. (You’ve probably noticed… Read More Money Monday – Leather Weather and Tax Planning
I’m posting this Money Monday message early for a reason. You may or may not have been watching the drama unfold Thursday in Great Britain, which ended in that great nation’s decision to leave the European Union (the EU). If you follow business news, you also saw the markets take a predictable hit Friday… Read More Money Monday and Brexit
I had a couple of great questions posed to me on Instagram over the weekend, which prompted me to choose Investing as our next Money Monday series. The questions were: 1. What is the best way for a college student to invest in stock? 2. Will I please explain how investing works? I’d like to… Read More Money Monday – Investing
(Picture source: Mint.com) Good Morning, and Happy Money Monday! First off, I want to apologize for being completely out of touch last week. The cold I thought I was fighting turned out to be the flu. I felt so listless I had a hard time dragging myself to the doctor, I didn’t realize it, but… Read More Money Monday – Which Credit Card is Right for You?
(Image source: gobankingrates) Over the last couple of weeks, employers have been handing out a seemingly endless amount of forms for their employees to complete. Among them are income tax withholding forms, cafeteria plan deduction forms, and possibly retirement plan deferral forms. Not all employers give you the option to begin retirement plan deferrals in… Read More Money Monday – I Missed Retirement Open Enrollment
Happy Monday Everyone! As promised, here are a few more tax planning options to consider as 2014 comes to a close: Capital gains/losses: if you have a large capital loss, you probably already know you will only be able to deduct a net $3,000 in any given year. The key word is “net”. That means… Read More Money Monday – Tax Planning, Part II
(picture source: midlandsb.com) Could there be anything more confusing than medical benefits? Mention tax-advantaged health plans accounts and watch eyes glaze over. Even so, it’s an important topic for us to understand, because these plans may save us money. I’m going to hit four different types of accounts, Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), Medical Savings… Read More Money Monday – Health Benefit Accounts