In no particular order, five of my favorite articles from around the web this week…
Employee: Borders Is Making Us Push Loyalty Cards That May Be Worthless If Company Declares Bankruptcy – Consumerist – Borders has struggled to pay publishers and may be facing bankruptcy. As a result, one employee is alleging the bookseller is getting desperate, ordering employees to encourage customers to buy loyalty cards that could lose all value if the company files Chapter 11.
Do I Have to Report That Income? – MoneyNing – These days, with the Internet providing the possibility of side business income, many wonder what income needs to be reported. Many think that if no 1099 is issued, they don’t have to report the income. This is not, in fact, true. We are supposed to report all income, no matter how small.
What is IRS Tax Form 3903? – Dough Roller – So, let’s say you get a new job. Great pay, great benefits, and it’s in a great new city miles away from where you are now. While moving expenses can quickly add up, the good news is that you can deduct some of those expenses if your move is related to beginning employment at a new principle place of work.
How to Stretch a Whole Chicken into Many Healthy Meals – Squawkfox – The Mullins dine well on an organic dime (or two) because they know how to stretch a chicken until it squawks. Using one whole organic chicken, they can re-spin that clucker into multiple healthy meals by making homemade chicken stock, and using the remaining meat to slow cook soups and stews.
Renting vs Owning A Car – SavingAdvice.com – While most people are surprised to find out that I don’t have a cell phone, they are even more surprised when they also find out that I also don’t have a car.