Dollars & Sense

Dollars and Sense: Clearing up fuel taxes

By Kevin Rutherford | October 01, 2009

Because owners of Class 8 vehicles have to reconcile the amount of fuel burned in a state with the amount of fuel purchased in that state, the state tax owed could be more or less ...

Dollars and Sense: Expect more pain before any gain

By Kevin Rutherford | September 09, 2009

I predict some pickup in freight and rates in this fourth quarter, but the real upward climb will not begin until the second quarter of 2010.

Dollars & Sense – September 2009

| September 02, 2009

Many economic indicators show the economy may have hit bottom during the summer. Most analysts seem to agree. However, history shows that ...

Building a rainy day fund

| August 20, 2009

In recent months I’ve covered steps to help you survive the downturn in the economy: • Set clear written goals. • Focus on the bottom line. • Eliminate or minimize debt. Focusing on the bottom line requires looking ...

Dollars & Sense – August 2009

| August 04, 2009

In recent months I've covered steps to help you survive the downturn in the economy: · Set clear written goals. · Focus on...

Dollars & Sense – July 2009

| July 01, 2009

Digging out of debt Do you know the one thing you can do to make yourself richer by next week? Spend less than you earn. It's really...

Dollars & Sense – June 2009

| June 02, 2009

To really focus on the bottom line, as I discussed last month, you need to monitor costs closely. One of the best ways of doing so is to figur...

Dollars & Sense – April 2009

| April 30, 2009

Towards a strong bottom line Last month I wrote about the importance of setting concise written goals. If you want to set a goal of ma...

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