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Monday, March 29, 2010

You Can Compute and E-file Taxes

The tax deadline is fast approaching. There are many reasons to efile your taxes: less mistakes, faster processing, knowing for sure your taxes are accepted within 24 hours, and it is free! You don't even have to pay someone to e-file for you? Just follow these few steps to join 67.18% of your fellow taxpayers and efile!
Purchase your tax software or go to the many IRS approved websites that help you do your taxes. ( see These software programs are easy to follow: simply answer questions about your life and the software does the calculating for you.
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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Make Bill Paying Easier

Bill Paying
Bill Paying
Gayle McLaughlin
I hate paying bills! I bet you do too! It is time consuming, depressing, and complicated if there are more bills than money! Would you like to make bill-paying less painful? Just follow these few steps to end the pain!

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Gayle McLaughlin

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

You can stop living paycheck to paycheck

According to four in ten workers or almost 40 percent of workers say they are living paycheck to paycheck! Are you among the many or the few? Would you like to get out of the rut of never having enough money to go around? You can change the way you think, but you have to make a decision and decide you won't hide your head under a blanket!

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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

You Can Ask for a Raise

One of the best ways to make money and eventually to save money is to ask your boss for a raise. This can be an intimidating time to ask for a raise--but one never knows, it just might work. The best way to get ready to ask for a raise is to do your homework.

Are you thoroughly prepared or are you "winging it". I have found this short article that makes a lot of sense to me. Just follow these few steps to get your mind prepared for asking for a raise.
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Find Old Friend's Emails

A Great way to save money is to be able to find people--old friends, old classmates, family, neighbors--online for free.

Keeping in touch with old friends, relatives, business colleagues, college roommates or neighbors seems to be very important in this mobile society. But how does one go about finding a long lost love or a favorite friend after too many years?

I have written this quick how to to show different ways of contacting people.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Find Different Ways to Give

The Payoff of making money and saving money is being about to give! Giving is so much better than receiving. Give to the Girl Scouts selling cookies. Give to the Salvation Army. Give to the homeless man on the streets. Give to your church. Give to the neighbor collecting for the March of Dimes. Create different ways to give. That is the only way to be happy.

Everyone can give presents, we just have to look around and try to think outside the box in our giving.

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Sunday, March 21, 2010

Self Employed Taxes

I have just recently become self-employed. A long with that title comes taxes. I have always been employed and my employer took care of that arduous task. But now that I am a freelance writer, things are different. If you make enough, one even has to estimate self-employed taxes. Check out this article on how to estimate these taxes.

I write for and it has made me money and it has saved me money. In a later article I will talk about my experiences with