Tax Season Tips

  Tax season 2017 is in full swing. Statistics issued by the IRS showed a 17.2% decline in the total number of returns received through February 10, 2017 compared to the same period last year.  The decline was most likely caused by the mandate on refunds on returns involving the Earned Income Credit and the[…]

Weight Watchers Update

I met my goal weight of 133 a year ago today.  It was a 50 pound weight loss!  I attained lifetime status with Weight Watchers six weeks after attaining my goal weight and maintaining the weight loss.  I weighed in today and still well under my goal weight, total weight loss of 60 pounds.  Amazing,[…]

New Year’s Resolutions

I joined Weight Watchers on May 4, 2013, exactly 8 months ago.  I weigh in every Friday, most of the time I’ve lost some weight, sometimes I’ve gained.  Yesterday’s weigh in was phenomenal, lost 2.2 pounds, total weight loss 50.8 pounds and I’ve attained my goal weight!  Weight Watchers gives charms for milestone achievements, things[…]

Summer 2013

For the past five or so years, I have spent my summers teaching night classes for Central Texas College.  This was in addition to my regular day job at the bank as well as working on tax returns, financial reports and the like for my accounting firm.  I have taught fall and spring semester for[…]