Archive for January, 2009

16 Ways to Do It Yourself

Posted by Madison on January 12, 2009

Do you do it yourself…. or do you pay someone to do it for you? Sometimes we’ve been paying someone to do something for us for so long, it would never occur to us that we could do it on our own to save some money. And sometimes we just think we don’t have enough […]

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Lending Club Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on January 9, 2009

Good news! For those of you that were interested in the Lending Club Review yesterday… now there is Free Money to go along with it. Lending Club is offering a $25 $50+ sign up bonus for new lenders! It’s a great way to try it out without any risk. How to Get Your Sign up […]

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Have You Checked out Lending Club?

Posted by Madison on January 8, 2009

If only Lending Club had existed back when we loaned money to my brother-in-law for a car. He had a new job and needed a car to get to work. After a lengthy discussion we loaned him the money. In general, I don’t like to loan family or friends money, but I do like to […]

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Get Your Tax and Financial Questions Answered for Free

Posted by Madison on January 7, 2009

We’re back! Our imaginary vacation was great. It was fun to take some time off from writing and enjoy the holidays. I hope you had a great holiday season! Now that it’s January, it’s time to buckle down and get going on retirement plans, taxes, and more! Check out the 2009 Roth 401k and Roth […]

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New Year’s Resolution: Organization and Execution

Posted by Madison on January 6, 2009

My New Year’s Resolution: Organization. Actually, execution. And I guess, I’m not alone! Organization is one of the Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions this year. Prior Year Resolutions 2007 was easy, I had one focused goal: to stop couponing excessively. 2008 on the other hand, got a little carried away. I had 8 goals, and […]

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2008 TaxCut Review… Why I Switched Back!

Posted by Madison on January 5, 2009

TaxCut. I decided. I bought my copy of TaxCut last week. I picked the TaxCut Premium Federal + State + E-file version since I wanted the state software too. I switched back to TaxCut this year after a brief hiatus using TaxAct last year; I’m happy to be back! TaxCut Features Even though the final […]

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ING Business $25 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on January 2, 2009

We have a business savings account at ING; it’s a great account since there are no fees and no minimum balance requirements. Perfect if you have a new business! I was looking around in my ING account and noticed that they have an offer to “refer a business.” And with the referral comes a $25 […]

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Happy New Year!

Posted by Madison on January 1, 2009

Photography Happy New Year by mugley Happy New Year from My Dollar Plan! I hope you have a great first day to the new year… and a fantastic 2009 to follow. We have an exciting year planned for 2009; lots of articles on taxes, retirement, frugal living, and free money offers! Stay tuned!