Should You Buy Savings Bonds For Grandchildren?
One of the best parts of being a grandparent is doing thoughtful things for your grandchildren. In addition to spoiling them with the latest gadgets, fun vacations, or simple trips out for ice cream, you also want to give them gifts for their future.
Posted: Sunday Sep 13, 2020
The Hidden Costs of Renting a Car - FiveCentNickel
Posted: (2 months ago) In many cases, car rental agencies limit you to a certain number of miles per day (usually around 150). Exceed this limit and you can expect to pay $0.25-$0.50 for each additional mile. Frequent flyer fees. Many rental agencies charge a fee (usually around $2/day) if you want to earn frequent flyer miles in return for your rental.
Credit Card Rental Car Insurance Policies
Posted: (7 days ago) MasterCard rental car insurance. According to MasterCard’s policy, you will receive coverage for collisions, theft, vandalism, and weather-related damage as long as you pay for the entire rental with your card.. Once again, this coverage extends to all authorized drivers on the rental, and it applies to amounts in excess of those covered by any other insurance that you might have.
Save Money on Car Rentals - FiveCentNickel
Posted: (3 months ago) Of course, you also need to consider the context. This was a rental in early October at a non-vacation destination. I probably wouldn’t press my luck around the holidays in travel hotspots, as rental agencies sometimes run low on inventory and prices rise.
Get Cheap Car Rentals From Priceline (or Hotwire)
Posted: (8 days ago) If a rental car shuttle at the airport takes you to an office site office, this is not it. It’s actual store locations. August 17, 2009 at 12:01 pm. Anonymous August 17, 2009. I’ve used Priceline for car rentals for many years and always been satisfied. However you used to get a much deeper discount than you can now – that is the nature ...
Does Credit Card Car Rental Insurance Cover Priceline and ...
Posted: (6 days ago) Rental car insurance from the car rental companies are not a SCAM! Sure, it’s a lot higher cost and the company makes a lot of money on it, but it is not a scam- it’s a choice! Some credit cards covers, but only as a secondary once your personal insurance have been applied (and you MAY end up paying out of pocket for your deductible)
Buy vs. Rent: The Real Estate Dilemma
Posted: (18 days ago) The property I bought 7 years ago is now a cash flow positive rental. The house I bought 4.5 years ago is just my home. I’m in the 35% federal tax bracket, and pay 9.6% California state income tax, so the mortgage interest deduction really works for me.
Renting a Post Office Box - FiveCentNickel
Posted: (11 days ago) Given that we’ve been going to the trouble of formalizing our online ventures as an actual business, I thought that I’d go the extra mile and document the various steps here.Since our goal is to separate our business and personal lives, it only makes sense to rent a Post Office box such that the business side of things can’t be easily tied back to our home address.
How to Get a Good Deal on an Apartment
Posted: (11 days ago) As I mentioned last week, we’ve been busy hunting for an apartment since our house closing fell through. The good news is that we just signed the papers on an apartment that will be cheaper and give us a place to live while we re-start our house hunt. That means we won’t have to put […]
What is Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI)?
Posted: (4 days ago) Re: MAGI for IRA purpose, if I have a rental loss on line 17 of 1040 and the loss is included in AGI line 37, do I take the loss out of AGI to derive the MAGI? The MAGI for passive activity loss limitation (Form 8582) excludes the rental loss. Is the MAGI calculation for IRA different from the MAGI calculation for passive acitivy loss limitation?