This weekend I’m busy crunching numbers. I’m trying to finish up our taxes and despite my organization , we ran into some problems. Our income disqualified us from some expected credits. Luckily I have some room to work with it, but I’m trying to calculate the optimal long-term solution with a few different choices. Stay tuned and I’ll explain it all…. once I figure it out myself!
I recently joined The Money Writers . It’s a great group of personal finance writers and I’m excited to be a part of the group. The members include:
- brip blap 
- Generation X Finance 
- Lazy Man and Money 
- Million Dollar Journey 
- Money Smart Life 
- The Digerati Life 
- The Sun’s Financial Diary 
Economic Stimulus Rebate Check Frequently Asked Questions . The who, what, when and how to get your check!
Who Offers the Best Gas Reward Credit Card?  I’m a big fan of gas rewards credit cards . There are some more great cards listed here if you haven’t found the perfect one for your situation yet.
Survive A Recession, Think Long Term . My favorite tip is to stay diversified. Thinking long term reminds us that a recession is part of a normal cycle.
15 ways to make your 9-to-5 a 10 . I like the tip to eat lunch with humans. Although it sometimes goes against the typical choice for frugality, it makes a big difference in your day.
Is Generation X Responsible for the Real Estate and Mortgage Problems?  Since most of generation X has seen great economic times, this could be an eye-opening time for many. Since I’m on the fringe of generation x I share some traits with the group, but I don’t know if it’s all our fault!
Five Cheap Date Ideas . Great ideas to spend time with someone without spending a fortune. I would love to have a picnic once it gets nicer out!
I’ll be back to highlight more great posts tomorrow…. now back to my taxes!