5 Tax Tips for The Self-Employed

Tax time can be extra taxing for the self-employed. What really do you count as income? What can you deduct as expenses? And why do you have to pay self-employment tax? Here are a few tax tips to help you prepare your self-employed tax return. 1. What is Self-Employment Income? Self employment income can be … Read more5 Tax Tips for The Self-Employed

Tips For Dealing With Credit Card Debt

Struggling with credit card debt can cast a black cloud over every aspect of your life. The longer you stay in debt, the more damage you’ll end up doing to your credit rating. That in turn will make it harder to get a loan in the future for important borrowing like a home mortgage. Not … Read moreTips For Dealing With Credit Card Debt

How To Pay Estimated Taxes When You Run Your Own Business

Congratulations! You have your own business! Now the bad news. Uncle Sam wants a big portion of your income. When you start your own business, one of the first things you must plan for is paying your taxes. How Often Do You Pay Estimated Taxes? As an employee, your employer takes taxes out of each … Read moreHow To Pay Estimated Taxes When You Run Your Own Business

Start Your Business With A Strong Financial Foundation

I came across an article today that I really wish I had written. In just a few paragraphs Siu Ling Hui sums up the first steps every new business owner must do to provide a strong financial foundations for their business. She says in her article, Building a Sound Financial Foundation for Your Internet Business … Read moreStart Your Business With A Strong Financial Foundation

How To Qualify for a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)

A home equity line of credit can be a smart choice for many borrowers. As opposed to other types of borrowing, a HELOC generally carries a lower interest rate than a credit card or an unsecured loan, and for most people, the interest on a home equity line of credit is tax deductible. The biggest … Read moreHow To Qualify for a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)

Make Money with Adsense and Get BackLinks for Free!

There are two things most bloggers I know are looking for. They want to know how they can make money with Adsense, and they want to know how they can get more backlinks to their blogs. The following sites allow you to do both. They are all revenue sharing sites where you can earn money … Read moreMake Money with Adsense and Get BackLinks for Free!

Save Money, Save the Planet – 5 Simple Things You Can Do Now to Save Money and the Environment

It is an amazing thing that many of the things you can do to save money are also things you can do to save the planet. Simple changes in your life can add up to bigger savings in the bank, and a smaller carbon footprint. Make these simple changes in your household and you can … Read moreSave Money, Save the Planet – 5 Simple Things You Can Do Now to Save Money and the Environment

How To Improve Your Credit Score

It is no secret that in general, I think it is best to be totally debt free. Just take a look at my series on Debt Free Forever. However, there are times when credit is necessary, and even if you are on a cash basis, there are times when a good credit score is important. … Read moreHow To Improve Your Credit Score

The Home Buyer’s Tax Credits, Now The IRS Will Help You Buy A Home

Image via Wikipedia Once again the IRS has extended the First Time Home Buyer credit and now is a great time to buy a house! What I find really exciting is now you don’t have to be a first time home buyer to get a modified version of the credit. Here is the scoop. If … Read moreThe Home Buyer’s Tax Credits, Now The IRS Will Help You Buy A Home