Five Ways to Improve Your Home That Is Cheaper Than a New TV

Recently we visited at a friend’s home. They are doing exterior paint work. The paint which will last for the life time (a ceramic paint it was) would cost them upwards of $25,000. Huge price to pay for owning home. But , upgrading your home can be a good experience, filled with joy and wonder. Can there be improvements that would cost less?

Interior home

A home is a beautiful thing, filled to the rim with items that truly make it unique to the resident and his or her family. However, sooner or later these unique items should be upgraded or replaced. The reasons for this could be anything from the technology become obsolete, to improving the quality of life for the family.

Tax Extension Frequently Asked Question

I did file our taxes for this year already. I hope you have done so as well. Filing tax return is probably the most important financial responsibility we have. If you haven’t done so, there are only two more days (when this blog post goes live). If you can’t complete the filing in next two days. You should ask for an extension.

Tax Extension

In this post we will talk about some important aspects of tax extension. By regulation any one and every one can file for tax filing extension and there is no eligibility criteria. the applications that get rejected every year are basically due to data entry errors, not by qualification. If you feel you need some more time to gather the paper work, you should file for an extension.

The Wonders and Pitfalls of Working from Home

Why work on the office if you could have the same work while staying at your own home? In this day and age, lots of career-oriented individuals are slowly shifting paradigms when it comes to their chosen jobs. Employees are now drawn into working from the comforts of their own home as it promises the same benefit with as little hassle.

Working at Home

One common dilemma that most employers had to deal with is retaining their employees. This is often made more challenging when even the best staff had to leave in order to attend some really important duty at home.

10 Lunch Menu that Only Cost Less than $5

Couple of weeks back I got a mail from one of my readers. She mentioned herself as a regular reader. she wanted to see menu planning and frugal food related posts here. I asked her to give a few of her favorite low-cost recipes. Here’s what she came up with in 3 different emails. I can see the menu serves all tastes and food habit.

Lunch Menu

I always take the left over food for my lunch. In our cafeteria I see most of my co-workers buying food. Although subsidized, their per lunch cost must be more than what I pay for my boxed lunch. This compilation is made up of ingredients that are readily available, good for almost every taste and most importantly, they cost little less money than your regular lunch. About the time these preparations take, they don’t take more than an hour!

Ten Money-Wasting Blunders to Avoid when Buying a Car

Buyer’s remorse is unfortunately one of those sinking feelings that most of us have had at one time or another. The worst case I’ve experienced was when I purchased a Chinese water dragon from a pet shop at the age of 13 on a whim. It was when I got home that I came to the realization that I was not only expected to feed it live crickets and mice, but that it would someday grow to be three feet long. That was some serious buyer’s remorse!

Car Buying

This doesn’t hold a candle to the types of mistakes we can make as adults, however, particularly with big-ticket items like properties and cars. If you’re in the market for a new vehicle, you’ll want to avoid the following common mistakes which could lead to you driving away with a bum deal.