Book Review – The Dilbert Principle

Perhaps you to work in a cubicle, and share it with someone else to boot.  Perhaps your boss tries to humiliate you more than supervising you.  Perhaps your company spends more time reorganizing than making its products or providing its services, or perhaps you can’t even remember what your company does.  So, you ask yourself,… Continue Reading

Weekly Round-Up: Tax Day is Over

It’s April 17th, and that means that Tax Day has come and gone. I hope you had an opportunity to take advantage of some of the many offers put out by companies eager to get your business, post tax filing (and be aware, there are still some ongoing opportunities, just in case you’re still weary from tax season). There are measures you can take to ensure that you pay less in taxes next year than you did this year, from putting investment money into retirement accounts to earning more of your money from investments (which admittedly is easier said than done), all of which will make for interesting for future posts.

But for now, let’s put thoughts of taxes aside. I don’t know about you, but I’ve had enough of hearing about taxes to last for the rest of the month and then some. Continue Reading

12 Goodies for Tax Day 2013

12 Goodies for Tax Day 2013

It’s April 15th, and here in the United States, that means one thing: Tax Day! Yes, that fun and excitement has come upon us once again. I’m sure, though, that the smart, forward-thinking, and generally awesome people who read my blog have not only completed their taxes already, but have started to prepare for next year’s taxes. You probably don’t think of April 15th as different from any other Monday.

But for many people, April 15th is not only the last day to file taxes, but the day to file taxes. It’s one of the most stressful and infuriating days in the entire year, and numerous corporations have decided to take advantage of that fact. Not by making it more stressful and infuriating, but instead, by offering giveaways, discounts, and other specials to mark the day and its passing. Continue Reading