Arizona's Changing Its Method of Withholding

For as long as I can remember, the state of Arizona has taken a percentage of our Federal withholding. But that is about to change. Beginning on July 1st, 2010,

For example, let’s say your gross pay is $1000 and your Federal withholding is 7% of your gross, or  $70.00.  Your Arizona state withholding [CLICK TO CONTINUE...]

Does Your Bank Have Paperless Withdrawals?

Every Thursday I withdraw $200 from our checking account to give to Mr. A for the groceries he will be buying and his “allowance”.

Some time ago, withdrawal slips were removed from the customer area, I was told they are viewed as a “check” so they don’t like to have them readily available. You [CLICK TO CONTINUE...]

Update on the Discovery Card Debt Reduction Plan

At the end of March thanks to the encouragement and voting choices of my readers, I made a commitment to get rid of the debt on our Discover credit card since they’d jacked up our interest rate, and I thought I’d give you an update on how we’re doing with our goal. The balance [CLICK TO CONTINUE...]

Spring 2010 Gardening

I prefer starting seeds myself because I can be selective about the vegetables I am growing not to mention seeds are considerably less than live baby plants.  I have a big jar of seeds in my refrigerator; I keep them there because it extends their life.

However, this year by the time it started [CLICK TO CONTINUE...]

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