by Daniel, 18 College is extremely expensive. I’d like to share with you some ways to make discovering scholarships easy. Smartphone applications Probably the best application I have ever researched is one called Scholly, a powerful application for discovering available scholarships for high school seniors, current undergraduates, and graduate students. The application was developed by… Read More


Congratulations to all the North Scott first graders who completed the Scottie Reads Program! This is the 7th year for the Scottie Reads Program, challenging all of the North Scott first graders to read 10 books in one month. Those who completed the challenge were invited along with their immediate family to a pizza party at Ed White Elementary… Read More


There are dozens of tax deductions available to the self-employed and for small businesses. Your bottom line will be significantly healthier if you understand what they are. “Tax-deductible expenses are almost anything that a small business owner spends on something related to his or her business,” offers Jan Zobel, enrolled agent tax preparer and author… Read More


When you have a specific health problem, you see a specialist, right? This tax season, look for select specialties in your tax preparer, recommends Pete Sepp, executive vice president for National Taxpayers Union, Alexandria, Va. Sepp offers the following tips: Don’t procrastinate. Look for a preparer long before March or April because competent preparers will be… Read More