Category: "Site Small Talk"

Welcome

Welcome to my web log. This blog is a consolidation of other blogs I've had in the past. In this one, however, I'm taking a more organized approach, by attempting to segregate personal and professional comments.

This doesn't include articles and papers I've written, or to poetry and fiction that I've written under an assumed name. Someday I'm sure I'll have links to those other writings.

VITA Royalties

Training for royalty transactions in VITA are brief and instructions for how to enter them in Taxwise are not easy to find. With some trial and error and investigation, I believe I understand how to best enter them in Taxwise. It is rather… more »

MyRA: Trivial

I didn't hear Obama's SOTU speech, but reading about it, his MyRA proposal was quite interesting. Over the past 24 hours it has been the buzz among financial planners. In short, through the new MyRA, if your employer participates, you can contribute to… more »

Keeping Up

In December of last year (2013), I finished the exams for Enrolled Agent. When preparing for the E. A. exam, I had to mentally block out most of what I heard about tax changes because the exam was on 2012 laws. Following that I started spending time get… more »

Jack or Genius?

A person that does many unrelated things is often referred to as a "Jack of All Trades", with the afterward "master of none." Unfortunately, that does not consider the possibility that a gifted person may in fact be a master of many trades. In the dated… more »

The Blog Consolidation

Having posted blog entries all across the web in the past decade, I've decided to consolidate them here. Putting all of my material in a single site will make managing it much simpler. Future entries posted on other sites will be duplicated here. This… more »
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