Financial

How Facebook Is Draining Your Wallet

I know everyone has a scheme to make money, and Facebook is no different. Instead of clogging up my space with ads, why not charge other businesses that are posting for free. Ok, just an idea. Now when choose that you like something, you may be influencing your friends and your friends may be influe…
Minnesota Waitress Sues After Police Seize $12,000
Struggling mom has a very strange encounter with a customer and is left with a box.  Box contains $12,000!  I think the key to this story is that she notified the police right away and they told her if nobody claimed it within a certain time she could have it.  That time passed and they extended it.…
Red Flags That Will Get You Audited
I'm busy finishing my taxes and looking for anything that will help me. I read that most people don't turn in their taxes till the last few days, so if you are like me and still working on them. Here's some tips.
Taxpayers overall face a low audit risk: The IRS audited 1.1% of all individual tax retu…
New Office Furniture For 10 Duluth City Workers: $90,000
I can see why this is drawing criticism since Duluth has been in such a penny-pinch mode as of late to get back on track.   I agree that people need good working spaces, but perhaps this could have been introduced in a better way to avoid instant backlash.  Where there bids to get average prices fro…
Postal Service: Junk Mail Could Be New Cash Cow
I was just telling someone that you don't get as much junk mail today as you used to.  Well, it looks like I may have spoken too soon.  When you get direct mail from businesses, how often do you read it?
 
The U.S. Postal Service wants small businesses to send more direct mail, a.k…
Learn From My Mistakes: 6 Tax Tips
The first quarter of a new year, and it's everyone's favorite time.  TAX TIME!  Yeah!  This year I thought I had a better handle on the tax stuff, but apparently I still had a few more things to learn.  Here's things in the past that I screwed up on taxes...

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