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  1. General Chat
    so CT has been having a problem with payroll taxes all year. I don't know the exact details but from what I've been told if you normally work a consistent amount of hours there is no problem but if all of a sudden you work over time, then "the system" thinks that is what you've made all year...
  2. Question and Answer
    Thought this was interesting........parts of it scary, about the uninsured motorists. Highest car insurance rates by state - coverage & policies - MSN Money A couple of them cracked me up.........Hawaii = least knowledgeable drivers-----what no driver's training???? and North Dakota = worst...
  3. General Chat
    This sucks. No state parks, no fishing licenses, no state patrol, nothing. I can't believe they can do this. So many people laid off because the dumb politicans can't come to an agreement. They need to come to Frugal Village. They would learn something.
  4. General Chat
    Last year DH and I had to pay on our state taxes for the first time. We couldn't figure out why but knew something must have changed so the state could recoup some of the tax-relief money we got on our paychecks.The same thing happened to several people we know. We filed our Federal online and...
  5. Coupons
    I'm working with MWKS and State Fair and I wanted share with a really fun and exciting interactive video from State Fair Corn Dogs. It's a choose your own adventure and you pick the outcome of the video. Plus if you choose the correct path there’s a coupon at the end. Your kids will love helping...
  6. Stockpiling
    ok so life keeps throwing curve balls at me, just gotta roll with the punches:nrant: Of my two youngest who flew the nest back in August, one is moving back into the nest...as of this weekend, last night we drove 4 hours (there and back) and packed up clothes etc in 2 hrs and stuffed as much as...
  7. Leisure & Media Arts
    Anyone ever watch this show? I've been snuggled up, inside, today and have been looking for something scary to watch on tv. (I'm in Halloween mode) I came across this show, Paranormal State. It's pretty cool. Kids from Penn State who formed a paranormal research team and now interview and...
  8. General Chat
    Tonight is the opening of a haunted asylum in our area. According to local legend it truly is haunted. There is a movement to turn Pennhurst into a museum, to teach of the horrors of the past so it never be repeated. I thought it was interesting enough to share. Scroll down to see both you tube...
  9. General Chat
    Found this site searching for energy savings. DSIRE: DSIRE Home Example of info available:
  10. Vacations and Travel
    A question for those of you who live in NY state. How far are you from NY city and how often do you take a trip there? If you do venture into the city why do you go? ( shopping/Theatre friends/other?). Yes, I am nosy :toothy: I am curious as to how big a draw the place is to those who live...
  11. Homesteading and gardening
    Yesterday we got in the mail some paperwork from the company that we bought our outside wood furnace / boiler from. It is about changes the DEC in NY state wants to make. They want to phase out existing boilers and put more restrictions on them. Rural Area Flexibility Analysis 6 NYCRR Part 247...
  12. Coupons
    I spent 5-1/2 hours yesterday on the internet and phone trying to get through to get rebates for a new central a/c unit ($600-$1000) and a new freezer ($180). I got through after 5-1/2 hours and the program ran out of rebate money a half an hour later! I talked me my A/C guy yesterday and he...
  13. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I live in VA and work in NC. I am due a refund for NC but the state is basically broke and will issue refunds whenever they can. I think they shouldn't take any taxes out of me this year to cover for my refund. Hahahaha!! Wouldn't that be nice! So, I am doing the waiting game. I hope it is...
  14. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. states face a total shortfall of at least $1 trillion in their funds for employees' pensions and retirement benefits, and their financial problems are quickly mounting, according to a report released by the Pew Center on the States on Thursday. If you are primarily...
  15. General Chat
    NY is in a budget crisis right now. Governor Paterson is saying that the state is out of money and reduction in payments is needed, so the debts can continue to be paid. Which is trickle down effect. Now our county is crying the blues because if the state money does not come in January, then...
  16. General Chat
    Here in Illinois we have a weatherazation program. It goes by your gross income. I found out we quilify for it.We never did in the past. But they will come out and do a audit, insulate,replace windows, update furnace anything that needs to be done to help with heating. You all need to check your...
  17. Freebies
    You'll have to see if your state has it... It's legit. The phone isn't fancy but it gives you 68 min. a month https://www.safelinkwireless.com/EnrollmentPublic/enroll_lifeline.aspx
  18. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Anyone get an update on the refunds from CA state taxes? I'm trying to find information online, but it's all from January.... nothing new.
  19. Utilities
    I stumbled upon this today when I was looking for information about rain barrels, something DH and I are considering. Anyway, I thought it was interesting reading and thought that it might be useful for someone else here. Judi link...
  20. Green Living
    I have a data base that I use to track peak seasons of things. When I started it, there weren't any on the net, or not many, which gives you an idea of how old it is! Anyway, I stumbled upon a peak ingredient map of the U.S. that lists by state every month what's in season. Yippee! Now I can...
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