‘It’s Not What You Make’

| December 12, 2008

When everyone from the toll collector to the lumper has a hand in your wallet, life begins to feel like one big spending spree. Only th...

Understanding Taxes

| December 12, 2008

By learning how the income tax system affects an owner-operator business and by having an effective tax strategy, you can minimize how m...

Watch Out for Contract Killers

| December 12, 2008

You'd think the only thing truckers love more than coming home after a long trip is changing carriers. A measure of the madness: Among...

How You Measure Up

| December 12, 2008

Some of you go for days, even weeks, without seeing friends and family. Many of you monitor the health of your business in relative iso...

Don’t Try This At Home

| December 12, 2008

The main per diem expense is meals, including tips. One of the most asked-about and sometimes misunderstood financial...

Squeaky Clean

| December 12, 2008

The good news for 2007 engines is that maintenance and fuel costs will be affected only minimally, according to engi...

For the Kids

| December 12, 2008

TRUCKER: Donald Nehring, 47, of Southaven, Miss. FAMILY: Wife, Trina; children, Stacey, 24, Curt, 20, Chris, 17 RIG: 1997 Freightliner...

Beer for My Horses, Biowillie for My Tank

| December 12, 2008

Willie Nelson's music has powered many a long haul, and now Bio Willie diesel fuel can do the same. The singer, ...

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