Monthly Archives: March 2008

How to Set up a Custom Domain with Blogger

Hopefully the changes I made were flawless and if you’re reading me through a reader it’s still feeding properly. I sprung for a domain registration for the site. The new URL is now www.outofdebtagain.com where formerly it was outofdebtagain.blogspot.com. You can get to Out of Debt Again using either address. If you would like to do the same, there are a couple options to getting started. First, do you purchase your domain registration through Blogger, or go elsewhere? The easiest… Read the rest

To The Taxman We Wenteth

Or something like that. I was stressing about our taxes. I’d started them in TurboTax Online, but then I lost my nerve. I blame it on being sick. I’ve never lost my nerve doing taxes before. Then again, I’ve never owed taxes in my life! This bit about having to pay $2000 was freaking me out to no end. Especially with Mr. A just having started up his business full-time. It’s not like we have money dropping off trees around… Read the rest

The Weekly Finance Checkup – My Procedure

Every weekend I spend several hours working with our finances. When I do it every single weekend, it’s a lot easier. When I miss a weekend, there’s twice as much data entry. Although it’s difficult to make myself sit down every single weekend, it definitely is less time consuming to do it every weekend. Here’s how a typical session goes: Open Quicken. Open my Excel billing spreadsheet. Log on to all accounts and print out the transactions that have occurred… Read the rest

Will Everyone Get a Stimulus Check?

My mom called me a couple of days ago, wanting to fill me in on all the details about the Economic Stimulus Payment. She told me even if you didn’t make any money last year, you can still fill out a Form 1040A and get a check. She told me to be sure to fill one out for my oldest son (he is disabled) as he was eligible as well. She told me she was going to help my youngest… Read the rest