Category Archives: Expenses

This category looks at stuff that we spend money on!

Your Taxes: Personal Income Tax Deadlines in Nine English Speaking Countries

For those of you international jetsetters preparing your own taxes, it’s wise to keep an eye on the different financial years when you’re preparing your taxes and accounting records. I’ve always had a tough time remembering this info when I efile, so I’ve prepared a helpful list of nine English speaking countries (and Taiwan), their fiscal years and tax… Read More »

Credit Saint or Credit Sinner? Review of Credit Services Site

I’ve been asked to review another Credit Services website, this one is called Credit Saint (CreditSaint.com) and aims to provide a range of credit history repair services, using these words “It means we have the power to offer more service for less money. Combining credit restoration and correction with debt settlement and our latest offerings “mortgage rewards, and… Read More »

Fixed Rate Home Loans Provide Certainty: Newcastle Permanent Building Society Says

If there is one thing that home buyers could use more of, it’s certainty. The financial world is notoriously unsure. Investing money in a business can be a boom or bust proposition. Trying to flip real estate might work well or lead to disaster. Almost everything comes with risk. Should buying a home be risky? Home buying shouldn’t… Read More »

Earth Hour 2009: Can I be excused?

It seems everyone is getting in on this thing called Earth Hour. It was a stunning participatory success when it was tried in 2008. But did it really hit home? Did it change people’s attitudes? I wonder… I got a lot of comments from people who asked me why I was not participating in it last year. Well.… Read More »

Christmas Shopping: Don’t just focus on the price, focus on the play value

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s getting tough in this economic environment to justify spending a lot of money on anything other than the essentials: rent, food, fuel and clothes. With Christmas just a short month of shopping days left, parents everywhere are scratching their heads wondering what gifts are affordable and desirable for their kids. One… Read More »