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What To Do About The Government?

What To Do About The Government?

Time to really handle this whole tax situation and effed up predicament that I find myself in.  Get caught up on with my crazy situation before reading the rest of this post.  So, I think that I have a couple of solutions available to me.  Check them out below.

  1. I can probably get a loan from Prosper.com for the entire amount that I supposedly owe, pay the government off and then wait for them to do a review and send me a refund check.  At this point I’m considering it because I really want to get THE MAN off my back.
  2. The other option that I have is to get a personal loan from a bank, if I qualify.  I would have said sure, I qualify before, but now that my credit score has tanked like the economy because of this crap, I’m not so sure.
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The Government Gives Free Appliances? Yup!

The Government Gives Free Appliances? Yup!

If the title of this post caught your attention then I know that you’re either a skeptic looking for the other shoe to drop or a cheapskate like me looking for a freebie. Yes, you can get brand spanking new appliances for free from the Federal government, but with everything, there are rules.

First, a little background. My mom as well as my tenant are both permanently disabled. My mom is disabled physically and my tenant because of her terminal illness. Both live in two different states and both were able to qualify for programs that replaced their refrigerators, paid a small amount towards their energy bills, installed or insulated water heaters as well as weatherproofed their abodes for free. I should also say that my boyfriend’s mom who is 80 also qualified for some of these services (her appliances weren’t old enough, but she got the other stuff). How did they do it? […]

The Government Saves Me From Myself

The Government Saves Me From Myself

By now, since I’ve been a lazy beast, you’ve probably heard about the restrictions that the Senate passed last week on credit cards. It’s designed to stop the evil credit card empires from taking advantage of the poor, misguided public. Let’s have a look-see shall we? According to my buddies at the MSN Moneycentral (love[…]