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KC Beavers is a semi-retired entrepreneur. The subject of personal finance has always fascinated him. In an effort to not bore those around him with all his love of personal finance as much he has come here to bore all of you instead. Be sure to follow KC on Twitter or Google+.

Cheap Healthy Foods

Cheap Healthy Foods

Tweet     Eating well-balanced meals and an overall healthy diet does not have to come at the expense of your wallet. Clearly, fast food meals are cheaper than fresh produce. Unfortunately, a box of fries and a burger immersed in grease does not present the nutrition an individual requires on a daily basis. Adopting […]

What is a tax write off?

What is a tax write off?

Tweet     I have been getting several questions lately about tax write offs. In my inbox this morning I had a great question that made me take things back a few steps. It was “I have been hearing all about tax write offs lately and I think I am missing something. I ended up […]

Where Is My Tax Refund?

Where Is My Tax Refund?

Tweet     Have you already submitted your taxes and are now sitting back back waiting to get your tax refund check in the mail? Or if you are like me watching your bank account to see when that tax return direct deposit will happen. It can be hard to wait for money that is owed to […]

9 Crazy Tax Deductions That Actually Worked

9 Crazy Tax Deductions That Actually Worked

Tweet     There are your common tax deductions and then there are others. The ultimate goal when doing your taxes is trying to minimize  the amount of money that you give up to the government and with that in mind some people get pretty creative to say the least. Check out the article I wrote […]

The Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

The Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

Tweet There are many people currently rolling in their tax check and stocking up on furniture, big screen TV’s, and vacations. Others have waited a little bit longer and are carefully looking over their paperwork, in an attempt to make sure they are maximizing their gains for this April. Then there are the rest of […]

Ally Bank Review – Great option in online banking

Ally Bank Review – Great option in online banking

Tweet A brief background about the bank Ally Bank is the banking unit of Ally Financial. The company started in 1919 as the General Motors Acceptance Corporation or GMAC and ever since has been involved in the financing of numerous vehicles for production. Because of the recent financial and economic crisis in the U.S., GMAC’s […]

CLUE Report, Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange

CLUE Report, Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange

Tweet You need to take a good look at your CLUE. But what is a CLUE report? Most people are clueless about there CLUE report, hehe see what I did there. CLUE stands for Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange, and this report gives details dating back seven years history of claims with your insurance company. Why […]

Rent A Cow and Save on Taxes, Tax Loophole

Rent A Cow and Save on Taxes, Tax Loophole

Tweet The Rent a Cow Loophole You read that right, there is a provision in the Florida tax code that provides a significant tax break for people who want to rent a cow. This has got to be one of the strangest tax loopholes I have heard about. You may get excited about the prospect […]

The 14 Weirdest Tax Write Offs, They Were Asking for an IRS Audit

The 14 Weirdest Tax Write Offs, They Were Asking for an IRS Audit

Tweet People are always trying to get creative with their tax deductions, but the IRS does not always go along with them. Filers have tried to deduct everything from prostitutes and pornography to pets and lavish holidays. But the IRS has been quick to put the kibosh on some of the truly outlandish deductions. While […]

Signs You May Be A Shopaholic And 6 Things You Can Do To Change It

Signs You May Be A Shopaholic And 6 Things You Can Do To Change It

Tweet We’ve all made purchases on impulse, whether it be that candy bar at the checkout line in the grocery store or that pair of shoes that you come across that would go perfectly with your new tailored suit or the dress you bought last week. Impulse buying is a major weakness for many, and […]