Generation X Finance

Jeremy Vohwinkle is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, the Financial Planning writer at About.com, and founder of Generation X Finance.

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The Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

There are many people currently rolling in their tax check and stocking up on furniture, big screen TV’s, and vacations. Others have waited a little bit longer and are carefully looking over their paperwork, in an attempt to make sure they are maximizing their gains for this April. Then there are the rest of us that have just been lazy and have been putting off doing our taxes. […]

How to make money with your photography using Foap

Make Money Off of Your Photography with Foap Do you snap photos with your iPhone?  Are you amazed at how well they turn out?  If you are, I have a money making opportunity for you.  It’s called Foap and it’s an iPhone app for stock photographers. If you’re looking for ways to make money or even just ways to make money on the side why not sell the photos you’ve taken?  Foap is free to sign-up for a […]

Ally Bank Review – Great option in online banking

A brief background about the bank Ally Bank is the banking unit of Ally Financial. The company started in 1919 as the General Motors Acceptance Corporation or GMAC and ever since has been involved in the financing of numerous vehicles for production. Because of the recent financial and economic crisis in the U.S., GMAC’s control and ownership has changed. […]

Want to Travel the World? How About Travel the World on $50 a Day.

Can a Person Really Travel Comfortably on $50 a Day? Can a person travel the world comfortably on $50 a day?  Is it possible in all areas of the globe or just cheaper destinations like Southeast Asia, China, India, and Central America?  Blogger and frequent flier, Matt Kepnes, seems to believe so.  His website, NomadicMatt.com, has paid testimony to his journeys since 2008. Now, Kepnes can add pub […]

How to Prepare for Refinancing Your Home Mortgage

With mortgage rates still at near record low levels, if you purchased a home or refinanced a few years ago when rates were significantly higher, you may be inclined to try to refinance that mortgage. Refinancing can certainly make sense when rates are low, but it isn’t a slam dunk and it may not even be worth it to refinance in some situations. […]

CLUE Report, Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange

You need to take a good look at your CLUE. But what is a CLUE report? Most people are clueless about there CLUE report, hehe see what I did there. CLUE stands for Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange, and this report gives details dating back seven years history of claims with your insurance company. Why does this matter? […]

Rabbit TV Review, TV on the Internet

I recently bought a device called Rabbit TV.  Reminiscent of the Magic Jack, this handy gadget plugs into the USB port on your desktop or laptop computer and gives you access to over 5,000 Internet TV channels, 25,000 movies, and 50,000 radio stations for free.  Just plug it in, download the software, register your account, and enjoy. […]

Rent A Cow and Save on Taxes, Tax Loophole

The Rent a Cow Loophole You read that right, there is a provision in the Florida tax code that provides a significant tax break for people who want to rent a cow. This has got to be one of the strangest tax loopholes I have heard about. […]

The 14 Weirdest Tax Write Offs, They Were Asking for an IRS Audit

People are always trying to get creative with their tax deductions, but the IRS does not always go along with them. Filers have tried to deduct everything from prostitutes and pornography to pets and lavish holidays. But the IRS has been quick to put the kibosh on some of the truly outlandish deductions. […]

Signs You May Be A Shopaholic And 6 Things You Can Do To Change It

We’ve all made purchases on impulse, whether it be that candy bar at the checkout line in the grocery store or that pair of shoes that you come across that would go perfectly with your new tailored suit or the dress you bought last week. Impulse buying is a major weakness for many, and has its own problems. […]