Brigade Bookkeeping
November 17th, 2013
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To Join or Not to Join? Merging Your Money

To Join or Not to Join? Merging Your Money

The saying is “til death do us part”, but these days it doesn’t always include combined household accounts. When my parents got married, they were expected to join bank accounts, share credit cards and have the title of their home under both their names. But nowadays, as people get married older or for a second … Continue reading “To Join or Not to Join? Merging Your Money”

Brigade Bookkeeping
November 11th, 2013
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Holiday Budgeting: 5 Tips To Stay Out Of The Holiday Red

Holiday Budgeting: 5 Tips To Stay Out Of The Holiday Red

Halloween is over and although Thanksgiving is our next official holiday, I am seeing Christmas and Hanukah decorations everywhere! I like to enjoy each holiday as it comes, but if you’re starting to put together your holiday gift list, there are some things you can do to save money and stay out of the holiday … Continue reading “Holiday Budgeting: 5 Tips To Stay Out Of The Holiday Red”

Brigade Bookkeeping
November 4th, 2013
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Avoid An Audit: The IRS Is Open Again For Business

Avoid An Audit: The IRS Is Open Again For Business

After a 16-day shutdown, the federal government is open again. That means agencies, like the IRS, are back at it, collecting money and looking for people who are cheating the government. For a majority of taxpayers, the mistakes are just that. But there are certain things taxpayers do that standout to the IRS and could … Continue reading “Avoid An Audit: The IRS Is Open Again For Business”