Paying Estimated Income Taxes

If you’re employed by someone else you filled out a W2 or W4. The employer then deducts payroll taxes such as social security tax, medicare tax, federal income tax, state income tax etc. However, if you have a side business or are completely self-employed the government still wants their share of the money.   If you’re self-employed and have a sole proprietorship, an LLC or you are an independent contractor…

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Which Is The Best Tablet for Productivity?

I’ve been debating getting a tablet. I’m all about being green and saving green so a tablet that can act as an e-reader and allow me to be productive on the go. I LOVE reading so I thought this was an amazing idea. Also, I figured digital books should be more cost-effective, save space and be more green. Perfect right? Save money, space and the environment. However, this isn’t exactly…

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How to Handle Inconsistent Income

No matter your income level, you need a spending plan. It’s not how much money, it’s how you work it. You may have seen the reports that a huge company like Wal-Mart and others didn’t meet their projections last quarter. Two points or takeaways for you: 1) They had projections of how much revenue (for you likely  income) they were going to have. 2) Sometimes things don’t go according to…

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Why New Year’s Resolutions Are Dangerous to Your Money.

Many people look at new year’s resolutions as a good thing. They make vows to get healthy, save more money, spend less money, give up vices or bad habits and more. Do these all sound great to you? Most people would say yes. However, all of the above are bad resolutions. Why do you ask? Because they are all too vague!   What exactly is meant by get healthy? Are…

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10 Ways to Make Money During the Holidays

The holidays are a time of fun and family, but the gift giving aspect can also make this time expensive. One of the main concerns individuals have around holiday time is not having enough money. If you haven’t already saved up to take care of the extra expenses then you may find yourself short of cash. You may need additional income in order to get everything done without going into…

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23 Ways to Make Money: Side Hustles.

  Sometimes you need to supplement your income; you need ways to make money on the side apart from your regular job. Other times you may have gotten furloughed (as so many people have recently with the government shutdown) or laid-off and need to make money to stay afloat until you get back to work. Enter the side hustle. Strap on your entrepreneurial hat and gloves and get to work…

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