Category: Money matters

Last-minute donations: What can I give?

Last-minute donations: What can I give?

View image | gettyimages.com Chances are, if you’ve gotten new goodies this holiday season, you’ve got a lot of stuff to toss, too. But rather than trash it (SO ecologically irresponsible, omg!), you can...

AHHHHHH! The taxing issue of the fiscal review…

AHHHHHH! The taxing issue of the fiscal review…

We all have to pay taxes.  And we all should review our finances—at least annually—to see what has changed.  Rather than have two headaches, I combine the two tasks into one and risk only...

Year-end planning: flexible spending accounts

Year-end planning: flexible spending accounts

Just a reminder to everyone with flexible spending accounts (FSAs) to spend, spend, spend that money on or before 31 December!   Don’t lose the money that was already taken out of your paycheck. 2011...

The Thriftista Black Friday & Cyber Monday Guide 2011

The Thriftista Black Friday & Cyber Monday Guide 2011

Black Friday seems to start earlier every year, bleeding even into this past weekend! But it’s still the biggest shopping day of the year. Here’s how you can get through it: Wait, what’s the...