What is Professional Tax in India?
Professional Tax is levied in India for the salaried employees and the business professionals. This tax is the income for the state government and every states has its own tax slab for the taxman. Also note that not all the states are charging the professional tax for their income…
Make Your Life Better: Break An Old Habit Or Two
The Ballad of the Flexible Budget
I’m not going to get into the ins and outs of each type of budget, except to say that they have a few big things in common…
Net Worth: July 2013
Breaking $200,000 was nice while it lasted, but those days are long gone now. We dropped $10,000 last month as earnest money for our house, so our savings took a hit. When we close at the end of the month, our Net Worth will take an even larger hit. But hey, I guess that’s part of the home ownership game…
Star Money Articles for the Week of July 8
Millionaire Interviews – Real advice from everyday millionaires telling how they made their money. Should be very interesting series. I know I’m looking forward to it!
Dividend Investing Basics – I don’t know much about dividend investing, but I’m learning…
How Financially Capable Are You?
The State-by-State Financial Capability Survey, which surveyed more than 25,000 respondents, breaks down financial decisions and literacy by gender, age bracket and region…
Infosec Is The Big Game
There’s a lot happening in this space; and regardless of your feelings on the matter (please leave comments on those feelings below), the fact is it’s part of our reality…
The First Chinks In Housing’s Armor
The idea is simple. It’s based on the fact that two once-in-a-lifetime things have come together. We’re dealing with:
The biggest housing price crash in generations.
The lowest mortgage rates ever recorded.
This has made U…
How I kept to my budget and still have everything I want
Could You Live Without A Credit Card?
The average American household carries roughly $15,000 in credit card debt, not including mortgages or loans. Economists are concerned both for the present generation’s debt problem (Millenials are projected to be in debt their entire lives), and for the Boomer generation’s ability to retire without racking up huge amounts of credit card debt…