Notre Dame Family Trip 2010

Just returned home from a family adventure to Notre Dame. We had a great time and so many funny stories, wish everyone could have gone with us. The drive was an adventure all its own. Dad drove the first hour, then I drove the rest of the trip. I-55 meets I-80 — what fun! The …

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Pure Heat Cordless Flat Iron

I recently purchased the Pure Heat Cordless Flat Iron. I made this purchase in a rush and without much research. Being an eco-friendly person, I was so excited to find this product. It offers an eco-friendly travel bag, is made with recycled components, and recycled packaging.

Tax Changes Will Take Effect January 1, 2011

I have come out of hibernation because of an article I was emailed ( —- Yes, there are tax savings about to expire in January 2011. Is it the end of the world, no!

I am here!

Ok, so I have been given some you know what for not using the site as intended.  I must thank my wonderful significant other (Erik) for his hard work and dedication on getting this site started.  Now I need to start using it. What’s going on in the CPA TO BE world…. not much studying …

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New Home Buyer? Take Action Now!

Since my first post took a little stab at new tax incentives; I thought I should write something positive that people should take advantage of. If you are in the market for a new home and are a first time home buyer… buy now! Who qualifies as a first time home buyer? If you have …

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Making Work Pay Stimulus Program

For those of you who might have noticed a change in your paycheck earlier this year, let me fill you in on a few things. The government decided that rather than give out “stimulus” checks this year; they would adjust your withholding and give you a little bit on each paycheck. The IRS issued new …

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