PLANNING INFORMATION AND RESOURCES Four Tips for Tax-Savvy Investors
A century ago, author Mark Twain wrote that the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector is that the taxidermist only takes your skin.
Today, the IRS isn't any more popula... Posted on 3/3/14 at 7:00 AM
THE NEW FORTY A lady of leisure...
I have had retirement actively on my mind for a few years now even though I anticipate my retirement is more than a decade away. I think that is how it is and must be these days. Gone are the days whe... Posted on 2/23/14 at 9:32 AM
MS. SIMPLICITY Things My Mom Taught Me...Otherwise Known As Moms Know Best!
One of the questions I get most often is, "were you born organized?" The answer would be most defiantly not! My mom has pictures to prove it. When I lived in my sorority my roommate had a name for m... Posted on 11/1/13 at 8:13 AM
REAL OILFIELD WIVES The Working Mommy Menu
Being an oilfield wife and juggling a fulltime job makes mealtime nothing less than creative and challenging especially when you are a mommy too! I will be the first to admit, when Daddy is away at ... Posted on 7/15/13 at 7:21 AM
REAL MONEY Excerpts from the Experts
With Fathers Day approaching, what better place to look for fatherly financial advice than from dads who also happen to be executives at the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) Member Age... Posted on 6/13/13 at 1:51 PM
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Dear Jim: The repairman says I need a new gas furnace. He recommends a super-efficient one because my chimney also needs repairs. What are my options for the best comfort, and why is the chimney a factor?
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I recently met with a young married man whose wife had left him. The core of their dispute was his overzealous, strict and occasionally harsh discipline of his 5-year-old stepdaughter. This fell well short of “abuse,” but in his wife’s mind, what he was doing was extreme. He felt too sure of himself and what he was trying to do that it finally resulted in a painful separation.
Dear Dr. Fox: You can redeem yourself and restore your reputation by repudiating your longstanding support for allowing domestic cats to roam and feral cats treated with TNR (Trap, Neuter, Release), an irresponsible position.
I urge you to contribute to ABC (American Bird Conservancy) and receive their literature.
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