Banking: Credit vs. Debit (update)

When I talk about credit vs. debit, I'm not speaking about the retail/revolving line of credit cards, we're discussing the debit card purchases or PIN based transactions vs. using your bank card like a credit card for signature-based transactions. The question was asked, "is one better than the other?" My response, although rather vague at …

Taxes (part 2)

Better late than never... While doing research for eligible deductions on my taxes (always seek out a professional┬átax preparer or an accountant), I came across some interesting information about who can claim the Earned Income Credit (EIC) and dependents: Homeless shelter. Your home can be any location where you regularly live. You don't need a …