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The Best Birthday Party…EVER

It was time to plan my sons 7-year birthday party. After considering bowling, Hot Wheels, and Legos, I decided to honor his spirit. Now that we are immersed in elementary school, these are the last fleeting days of little boy. I had to consider, What was my sons favorite thing on planet earth? Like most boys, he is infatuated with automobiles and airplanes. To be exact, ever since I can remember, my son has been obsessed with The Parking Spot, or better known in my house, The Cheetah Bus. Let me explain.

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Avoid the April 15th Mad Dash With This Tax Prep Schedule

In eight short weeks, whether you like it or not, your tax return is due. Dont let it sneak up on you. Theres no reason tax time has to be a stressful flurry of last-minute preparations capped off with a sprint to the post office (or accountant). If you take a few little steps each week, youll be pleasantly surprised at how much easier it all comes together on April 15th. But, unless youre a financial-type, you may not be sure how to break down such a daunting task. That is why weve put together this tax prep schedule. Although it may seem like a lot of steps, the average appointment on the following list should take you no more than sixty minutes to complete and many may take less than five. Stick to this schedule and youll be more likely to make it through this tax season gauntlet mistake-free and with sanity in tact.

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Big News

Im on my way to a 12 hr commercial shoot for a new beauty product. I cant say what it is yet, gosh this business is so secretive until projects go live! It feels so good to be working a lot already this year. 2010 is off to the right start! And well over due after 2009!!! When it rains it pours for me and that is just the way my life has always been.

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Estate Planning & Wills

If you want to control how your possessions and savings will be distributed after your death, you need to understand the basics of estate planning. More than anything, you need to understand how to execute a legal will. According to the American Bar Association, estate planning means getting the advice and expertise of a lawyer, financial planner, accountant and other professionals who can guide you through the process of making a will or setting up a trust for your assets.