Personal finance tips from a CPA, money saving advice, tax advice
3 Easy Steps to Make Ends Meet
Rising Costs: How Can you Make Ends Meet: Today I read this Facebook post by a local single mom: "I truly don’t understand how the middle to lower class people are going to make it through this inflation. I am a single mom and I’m struggling to make it.
Does Sustainable Investing Pay?
I received this check in the mail a few days ago, it's my dividend check from my shares in Terracycle. $80.80 may not seem like much but when you consider that is the return on a $1000 investment you'll realize that this is an 8.08% dividend! This positively makes me giddy. Does sustainable investing pay? It certainly does!
Growing a Budget Garden
Can you Save Money Growing a Budget Garden? As we wave winter goodbye and welcome Spring many of us turn our thoughts to gardening. I don't know about you but at this time of year, I crave fresh berries and yearn for greens freshly picked from the garden. But have you ever stopped to calculate just how much that cup of strawberries cost you to grow or how much per pound you paid for those plump red tomatoes you so proudly grew? Are you really saving money by growing your own food?
A Simple Guide to Roth IRAs For Kids and Teens
The last thing on the mind of most kids and teenagers is saving for retirement, but opening a Roth IRA while you're still a student is a great financial strategy. Roth IRAs can be used to save for various other life events other than retirement. They can be used for higher education costs, saving for a down-payment and the purchase of a first home, and can also be used to pay certain medical bills and health insurance premiums when certain conditions apply. In this simple guide to Roth IRAs for kids and teens we'll discuss what is a Roth IRA and if it is right for you or your teenager,…