Oh Boy, Arizona Intercepted Our Tax Refund Again

I wrote about the last time the state “intercepted” our income tax return here: What Arizona did with our 2008 Tax Refund and here: Finally – Our 2008 Tax Refund Arrived.


I filed an extension for our 2011 taxes and when I bought my car off Craigslist I forced myself to get it [CLICK TO CONTINUE…]

Teaching Your Children About Money

In this article Teaching Children the Value of a Dollar in a Debt Filled World the author states, “Responsibly using money is one of the most important things we learn in our lifetime, and yet it’s a lesson too few of us take the time to teach our kids.”

My personal experience as a [CLICK TO CONTINUE…]

Shopping for Homecoming Dresses at Nordstrom’s Outlet Last Chance

My niece and I went shopping at Last Chance, Nordstrom’s Outlet in Phoenix, Arizona.  We found three dresses and two pairs of shoes for a total of: $73.89.

Today I’ve been researching the items we bought, and if the items were bought at original retail value the cost would have been $898.98.  Wow.


Those Expensive Chip Keys – Maybe You Just Need a Valet Key

I mentioned in a previous post that I was driving my employer’s company van for a few weeks during the time that I was looking for a used car.  One night I had been to the grocery store and bought a week’s worth of groceries.  I hadn’t been able to reach Mr. A on [CLICK TO CONTINUE…]

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