This tax season, I was quite surprised when I found out we weren't getting the $5,000 tax refund we got last year. Actually, we owe about $1500 (federal). What happened? 1. We (combined) earned about $X0,000 more from 2005 to 2006 because of … [Read more...] about No Employer 401k Match – Should you still contribute?
I, Clever Dude, have been immediately accepted into the Personal Finance community, and even attended a gathering of DC area Personal Finance writers a few weeks ago. But I have to admit, I didn't really know what my topics would be when I registered … [Read more...] about Am I a Personal Finance Site? What is Personal Finance?
The IRS announced today that it had entered into an agreement that resolves several disputed tax issues with Merck & Co., Inc. and its subsidiaries. The agreement will result in a payment to the government of approximately $2.3 billion in federal … [Read more...] about Merck Agrees to Pay IRS $2.3 Billion
I've been riding the D.C. MetroRail to work lately and notice something quite disturbing. Government employees and contractors are riding the train with their badges in full view. This is a problem because not only can someone near you see your … [Read more...] about Protect yourself and your identity: Employer Badges