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 Ohwistha    May 9, 2013

Medical Bill Mix-Up

Dear Dr. Per Cap: My husband and I are interested in purchasing a new home through the HUD-184 Native American Mortgage Program. We both have good jobs and have always worked hard to maintain our...

 
 Ohwistha    February 21, 2013

Your Savings Account

Dear Dr. Per Cap: Some of my friends have suggested that I open a savings account, but I don’t know how to do that. I looked into it online a...

 
 Ohwistha    February 7, 2013

Control Yourself!

Dear Dr. Per Cap: Just shoot me now! I’m always buying things on impulse. It happens while waiting in line at the grocery store, while surfing the...

 
 Ohwistha    December 13, 2012

Going Overboard

Dear Dr. Per Cap: I’ve been stung with some charges to my bank account for occasionally spending more than I have in the account. These “overdraft...

 
 Ohwistha    November 21, 2012

A Good Habit

Dear Dr. Per Cap: I can’t save money! No matter how much I think about it and really want to do it, I just can’t seem to put anything aside out...

 
 Ohwistha    November 15, 2012

Hungry Coyotes

Dear Dr. Per Cap: My tribe just finalized a major land claims settlement with the federal government. Some of the money will be given out to tribal...

 
 Ohwistha    November 8, 2012

It’s YOUR Money!

Dear Dr. Per Cap: It’s tax time and I have a lot of money coming to me. I was thinking of taking out a loan against my tax refund because why should I wait if I don’t have to? ~ Signed, Tired of...

 
 Ohwistha    November 1, 2012

Lender of Last Resort

Dear Dr. Per Cap: What about those credit card offers you get when you are at a department store? The ones that promise a discount on your purchase? Is there a trick to them? Someone told me they affe...

 
 Ohwistha    October 25, 2012

Wait A Minute

Dear Dr. Per Cap: I have been shopping a lot lately and have run up all of my credit cards. I love to shop but I can’t afford all these bills. What should I do? ~ Signed, Shopaholic Dear...

 
 Ohwistha    October 18, 2012

A Wild Ride

Dear Dr. Per Cap: I am turning 18 next week and will be getting my Minor’s Trust payment. I am psyched! I am thinking of getting a Cadillac Escalade or maybe just a Land Rover. I was wondering, what...

 
 Ohwistha    October 11, 2012

Managing your Ohwistha

Dear Dr. Per Cap: I have no idea where to start to create a budget. It seems that before the month is over, I’m outta cash. More month than money!...

 
 Ohwistha    October 4, 2012

Pick A Corner

Dear Dr. Per Cap: I’m worried about my finances. I can’t keep track of monthly bills, and I never know how much I have in my bank account. I owe a lot on my credit cards and just can’t keep up....

 
 Ohwistha    September 27, 2012

The Long & Short of It

Welcome to Ask Dr. Per Cap, a financial advice column to help you travel on the winding roads toward financial independence. I will draw upon my experiences – some good, some bad! – to help you...

 
 Ohwistha    August 30, 2012

Managing Your Ohwista

Canada’s New Polymer $20 Note—A Means to Remember     OTTAWA, Aug. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - For most of us, references to Vimy Ridge only hint at a distant high school history lesson on the First World...

 
 By Barbara Montour CPA    Ohwistha    April 12, 2012

IRS deadline is April 17th

United States Tax filers will have until Tuesday, April 17, to file their 2011 tax returns and pay any tax due because April 15 falls on a Sunday, and Emancipation Day, a holiday observed in the...

 
 Ohwistha    March 29, 2012

Here Comes the New Polymer $50 Note

OTTAWA, March 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada’s new $50 polymer notes have arrived just in time for spring. These innovative notes will continue to provide Canadians with access to world-class bills that...

 
 By Barbara L Montour    Ohwistha    March 22, 2012

Tax Time

Taxes are already a four letter word in our society. Each year the IRS introduces more legislation to ensure Americans are compliant and unable to escape filing. Unfortunately, this legislation...

 
 Ohwistha    March 15, 2012

Managing your Ohwistha

Contributing to your retirement is one way to ensure you will have an income upon retiring. These contributions also have tax advantages in the year in which you contribute. Your contributions to an...

 
 By Barbara Montour CPA    Ohwistha    March 1, 2012

IRS Has $1 Billion for People Who Have Not Filed a 2008 Income Tax Return

WASHINGTON — Refunds totaling more than $1 billion may be waiting for one million people who did not file a federal income tax return for 2008, the Internal Revenue Service announced today....

 
 Ohwistha    February 23, 2012

Elders

There are many elders in the community who have questions regarding the tax status of their social security and pension income. If Social Security is your only source of income you do not have to file...

 
 By Barbara Montour    Ohwistha    February 2, 2012

Managing your Ohwistha

Claiming your dependent children has many dimensions, it’s important to understand what constitutes a dependent, if they qualify as an exemption and credits. Each situation if different and consulti...

 
 By Barbara Montour    Ohwistha    January 19, 2012

Managing your Ohwistha

Here are some facts from the IRS in determining your tax filing status in the United States. It is always best to have the differences and your personal situation explained to you by a tax...

 
 By Barbara Montour    Ohwistha    January 12, 2012

Ten Tips to Help You Choose a Tax Preparer

Many people look for help from professionals when it’s time to file their tax return. If you use a paid tax preparer to file your return this year, the IRS urges you to choose that preparer wisely....