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Taxes, or the opposite of simplicity

  Each year for me, tax season goes pretty much the same way: I fire up one of the big online hosted tax programs, enter in my info, take the Standard Deduction, get something approximating zero dollars back (I try to get it about even), pay my money to the hosted company, and click “E-file.” … Continue reading »

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Why I pay tolls gladly

  I’ll admit it, I used to avoid tolls. I remember on drives from Philadelphia to points south, there was a toll booth at the Delaware/Maryland border that could be avoided by getting off at the prior exit, paralleling the highway for a few miles, and then getting back on. For this, I saved a … Continue reading »

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Fool yourself into savings

  I’ve been preparing for my latest adventure recently. And while this involves things like digging out my passport, buying travel guides, and maybe booking some lodging (I always wait until the last minute on this), one of the more pleasing parts of this planning process is digging out my change jar. My change jar … Continue reading »

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