A Bean Counter's Way

Thanksgiving is Upon Us

Thanksgiving 2023

After many years no cooking Thanksgiving dinner, this year I decided to make my feast. These are some of the things I have learned, gathered, and accepted for Thanksgiving and the 5 pitfalls to avoid on Thanksgiving Day. I am certainly guilt of a few of these, but number 1 is what I do year after […]

Unrealized Capital Gains Tax – A Quick Guide

Unrealized Capital Gains Tax - A Quick Guide

Lately there has been some news that some leaders in the United States are considering changing how capital gains are taxed.  Specifically, there has been some discussion about taxing unrealized capital gains.  This article will shed some light on what unrealized capital gains are. What is Unrealized Capital Gain? Unrealized Capital Gain is any appreciation […]

10 Great Online Side Job Ideas

10 Great Side Job Ideas

I’m writing these side job ideas from a teacher’s perspective based on jobs I have either done or would do. You don’t have to be a teacher to do these jobs.

Chicken Parmesan – The Low Cost Way

Chicken Parm

In a previous post we made homemade peach syrup. Now we are going to put that peach syrup to use in order to make some tasty drinks for kids and adults!

How to Get Rid of Credit Card Debt

Getting rid of credit debt is not as simple as cutting up your credit cards and never using them again. Credit cards can be a good thing because they help you build credit and your credit score. Your credit score is very important as the interest rate you pay on a car loan or home mortgage depends on your credit scores …