April 2018

3 Reasons I Like Credit Freeze

Equifax is one of the three major credit reporting agencies.  These companies gather your personal information, package up the data points and then sell it off to marketers or stratify it into a credit score.  In September 2017, Equifax allowed the data for 143 million people to be stolen.  Many people reacted by responding with […]

Alaska: Alyeska Resort Hotel For Less

Located in Girdwood, Alaska, the Alyeska Resort offers majestic views of the Cook Inlet cutting through the Chugach mountain range that are quintessential Alaska.  A visit in the summer for a hike to the top is highly recommended.  A trip in the winter for skiing will be a top-rated experience with short lift lines and […]

When did federal income taxes begin in the United States of America?  We can thank President Lincoln and Congress in 1861 for getting the ball rolling by imposing a 3% federal tax on incomes over $800 to fund the civil war.  Jump ahead to 1913 and we get the passage of the 16th amendment, the […]