American Express Gets the Nod When Buying a New Computer

I’ve never had such a hard time buying a computer. Several months ago I mentioned that I’m trying to decide between a PC and a Mac.  My wonderful readers (that’s you) suggested (overwhelmingly) that that I get a Mac.  Unfortunately, every time I look at the price tag I get cold shivers. At least I’ve managed to make one concrete decisions. I’ll Buy My New Computer with an American Express … [Read more...]

How to Incorporate Your Business with Ease

Someone once said that the only way to make a simple job difficult is to keep putting if off. This is what I did when it came to incorporating my business. I guess I’d convinced myself that anything involving the government would be really, really complicated.  As a result, forming an LLC remained on my to do list for several months. However, I was pleasantly surprised at how easy it was … [Read more...]

Religious Discrimination? You Be The Judge

What is religious discrimination? Wikipedia defines religious discrimination as: Whereas religious civil liberties, such as the right to hold or not to hold a religious belief, are essential for Freedom of Religion (in the United States secured by the First Amendment), religious discrimination occurs when someone is denied "the equal protection of the laws, equality of status under the law, … [Read more...]

Wills and Children: Who Will Get Your Money?

Every Friday I answer a reader’s question.  If you have a question, you can contact me. First, I’ll take a moment to brag.  My parents love me more than my two brothers!  They recently revealed that I will be receiving a larger portion of the family inheritance than either of my brothers.  Here is the split: Biggest Brother 33%.  Bigger Brother 33%.  Me- Little Brother 34%.  Ahh.  Joseph, … [Read more...]

Car Loan Payment or Pay Cash For A Car?

When shopping for a new car one of the first questions a dealer will ask you is – what kind of car loan payments are you looking for?  If you answer that question, you just cost yourself thousands of dollars.  Instead, when you buy a pay cash for a new car.  In other words, you should look at total purchase price, not the monthly car loan payment amount. Save Money On Your Car Loan Payment: Buy a … [Read more...]

Starting Your First Business: 5 Things You Should Know

Today’s article is a guest post by Joel who is a CFP® that has started 5 small businesses: a health insurance agency and 4 other Internet companies that hold a portfolio of different money making websites. Some of his most recent projects include a website for comparing credit cards, a website  for comparing car insurance, and a website for comparing homeowners insurance quotes. (Craig’s Note: … [Read more...]