Category: Frugal Living

More Calories Than Cash: The Back Story

By , February 7, 2019

Okay, in the last post, How the New Tax Law Effects Our Household, I “buried the lede” in journalist parlance. Down at the bottom of the post, I announced a new eBook, More Calories Than Cash: Frugality the Zeiger Family Homestead Way. I should have flogged the book from the get-go, but didn’t.

More Calories Than Cash: Frugalit the Zeiger Family Homestead Way

More Calories Than Cash, Mark’s newest ebook (Image: Mark A. Zeiger).

Here’s why:

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How The New Tax Law Effects Our Household

By , February 4, 2019

After Congress passed the new Tax law in December, I began to wonder just how it would affect us here in our tiny enclave, on the edge of the “known world.”

Proponents crowed that a middle class family, making $90,000 a year, would get a $3,000 cut in their income tax.

$90,000 a year. We don’t make anything near that. Do you?

I started looking into it, and found some interesting information . . . .

tax calculator results

This is a screen shot of our results in the Tax Calculator (Image: Open Policy Center).

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