Weekend Scoop: Canada, Taxes and More

by Kay Lynn

I spent a few days in the prairies of Canada this week.  Besides the temperature being drastically different than San Diego (duh, right?), it was a good trip.  However, I have one unanswered question.  Why are Canadians so darn nice?

Is that the light at the end of the tunnel .. or uhhh ..?

Is it in the water or air?  Because if I lived in that cold, I think I’d be cranky.  Even the immigration folks who always have to review the contract are super nice.

Tax Returns and Giveaway

Mr. Boomer and I will be working on our tax returns this weekend which will be so much fun (much eye-rolling is going on as I write this).  If you’re a procrastinator like me, I have one more H&R Block code to give away.  Leave a comment on this post and I’ll select the winner via And The Winner is… plugin on Tuesday, April 12th at 5 pm Pacific.

Bucksome Around the Web

I shared tips on selecting a financial planner at Couple Money yesterday.  You could use most of these tips when selecting any professional for services.

Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance included my post in How Much Money Do YOU Need to Live on?

Personal Finance Giveaways

Don’t forget to to help me celebrate my birthday by giving away two $25 Amazon gift cards to subscribers.  I can tell you only a few of the more than 500 subscribers have entered so your chances are very good.  Enter by April 15th at 5 pm Pacific.

There are many other giveaways this week to share so let’s get to it.

Maximizing Money is giving away $25 via Paypal to one winner tomorrow!

Enter over at Budgets Are Sexy to win one of two $50 Visa gift cards. This one also ends tomorrow so hurry over and come back!

Do you hold out on doing your taxes even longer than me?  Than enter for a free Turbo Tax product code at Personal Dividends. There will be three winners selected on April 15th.

Free from Broke is going to select two winners of the Turbo Tax Premier software online software.  You must enter by Sunday at 10 pm Eastern.

Win a copy of Personal Investing: The Missing Manual from Surviving and Thriving.  This one ends Monday at 9 pm Pacific.

Stretching the One Income Dollar is giving away two copies of A Tip a Day with Ellie Kay.  Enter before April 16.


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Donna Freedman April 9, 2011 at 5:15 pm

Thank you for the link. 🙂

Arohan April 10, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Kay, Thank You for the mention of the giveaway!

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