Although the winnings from a game show can change a lucky winner’s life instantly, their after-winning-life might not be as splendid and impressive as most of us think. I always had the dream of making an appearance on game shows such as The Price is Right, Wheel of Fortune, and Let’s Make a Deal. The truth is, game show winnings are always a two-sided coin and often a … [Read more...] about Are Game Show Winnings Taxable? YOU BETCHA
For smog checks, I have a perfect dream. In my dream, you should be able to take your car down to the shop one time, spend no more than an hour, pass the test, and then go on with your life. But with a very old car, it's a nightmare if you don't pass. It goes something like this: You don't pass the initial smog check.You pay for a diagnosis and expensive repair … [Read more...] about Avoid The Smog Check Scam; Don’t Be A Victim
Parents! I can’t emphasize enough about how important it is to teach your kids about money. Especially, by the age of 14 and they’re teenagers becoming young adults. These days it seems like there’s little to no financial education in the traditional school system. This is setting up young adults who are graduating high school for financial failure! One such failure is … [Read more...] about Parents, Help Your Kids Learn About Money; They’ll Thank You For It!
A Real Estate Agent's “Listing Agreement” will disclose how much commission your realtor is going to make from the sale. Depending on full service or partial service, all the expectations of what your agent is required to do will be in this agreement. I've sold two single-family homes in the past and had to sign a listing agreement. I'll summarize the main points in the next … [Read more...] about What To Know Before Signing A Listing Agreement [With A Realtor]
It's always fun to go to a sporting event. Whether it's baseball, football, basketball, or something else, live sports are always best experienced in person. The Problem? Sports tickets aren't necessarily cheap, especially if it's for your favorite team or you want to go to a playoff or championship game. Where I live in the SF Bay Area, I've seen general admission … [Read more...] about How To Get Sports Tickets For Cheap! [save money]