What To Do When You Have A Late Estimated Tax Payment

I’m a personal finance blogger, but I’m far from flawless. In fact, since I’ve started to write about money, I’ve found it harder to keep up with my own finances. We are often reminded  Don’t Forget To Pay Your Estimated Taxes if You Are Self-Employed.  But, this month I forgot to make my estimated tax payment. The Saga Behind My Late Estimated Quarterly Tax Payment Due to frequent crashes … [Read more...]

Turbo Tax or CPA | What is the Best Way to File Taxes?

One of the two certainties in life, so they say, are death and taxes. In my short life, I have had way too many interactions with governments.  I’ve been detained by the US customs, waited for hours in lines at US immigration offices, read hundreds of documents of boring legal mumbo jumbo about applying for a work permit, applying for temporary residence, applying for conditional permanent … [Read more...]

Steps To Get Out of Debt | Step Two

I posted here about your first step to getting out of debt.  Essentially, it was recommended that you track all your spending for 30 days.  At the end of those thirty days sit with your spouse, if you are married, and decide if you like the financial direction you are heading or if it's time for a change.  This second step will not mean anything until you first make the decision that something … [Read more...]