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About Philip Taylor, CPA

Philip Taylor, aka "PT", is a CPA, blogger, podcaster, husband, and father of three. PT is also the founder and CEO of the personal finance industry conference and trade show, FinCon.

He created Part-Time Money® back in 2007 to share his advice on money, hold himself accountable (while paying off over $75k in debt), and to meet others passionate about moving toward financial independence.

104 Ways to Save Money (New Ideas for 2023!)

Let’s save some money! Here are 104 ways to save money. Why save money? Well, so you can afford your future. So you won’t have to rely on credit to get you by. So you can do some fun things. There are lots of reasons to do it. Why 104? Because it’s double my other […]

5% CD Rates: Too Good to Be True?

We’ve done the research, and these are the only 5% CD rates available today. Don’t waste time with low-interest CDs. It’s true. There are 5% CD rates. These haven’t been around for long, but they’re here. You can even lock in 5% for 27 months. I might buy one myself to participate. Can You Get […]

The Best Healthshare Plans in 2023 [Ranked & Compared]

Are you looking for the best healthshare plan but feeling overwhelmed with all the options? Let me help! With eight years of personal experience and extensive research, I’m ready to give you an overview of the top choices regarding cost and coverage, customer service, and more. By the end of this comparison, you’ll have all […]

How to Get Media Coverage for Your Business

Getting your business noticed through media coverage is a great way to increase brand visibility, credibility, website traffic, and even sales. This article will explain how you can get media coverage for your business and make the most of it. How Can You Get Media Coverage for Your Business? Let’s break this down into simple […]

3 Ways to File Business Taxes for Free in 2023

Here’s how to file your taxes for free this year. It’s that time again: Tax Time! Luckily, if you meet certain criteria, you may just be able to file your business federal taxes–and possibly your state taxes–without spending a penny! The services below are going to work for contractors, small businesses, and LLCs that use […]

The Best Tax Software for Small Business Owners in 2023

If you want to do your taxes, you need to know which tax software to use to get the job done. And if you’re a small business owner like me, you need to be sure you’re investing in the best tax software to fit your needs. After all, you’ll be spending more than $75 in […]

TurboTax Review 2023 | Still the #1 Tax Software?

In this TurboTax Review you’ll see that it is one of the most popular tax preparation software programs out there, and for very good reason. It offers a step-by-step process for preparing your taxes so you can rest assured that every I is dotted, every T is crossed, and every eligible deduction is taken. They […]

TaxSlayer Review 2023 | Easiest to Use Tax Software?

It’s true–most people don’t enjoy doing their taxes. But with the right tax filing software, it can at least be quick and straightforward. If you’re searching for an accurate and inexpensive solution, TaxSlayer is a good option. If you’ve thought about doing your own taxes this year, you’ve probably looked at different tax preparation software. […]

H&R Block Review 2023 | Best Software + Branch?

H&R Block is one of the biggest names in tax preparation, responsible for preparing a whopping one out of every seven tax returns that are filed in the United States. Their huge command of the market is because they have both 10,000 physical branches around the U.S. and tax software that you can use at […]

The Best Landlord Insurance Companies

As a landlord, you have a ton of responsibilities when managing your rental properties. From finding tenants to collecting rent, there are just so many things to keep track of. Still, one of the most important things you should do as a landlord is ensure you have the right insurance coverage. The right landlord insurance […]

The Top High Yield Savings Accounts for Business Owners

Looking for a place to stash your personal or business cash savings? I spend a lot of time discussing the need to have your money in a high-interest or high-yield savings account. I thought it was about time I put together a list of the top high-yield savings accounts with a focus on small business […]

How to Generate Passive Income with No Initial Funds [5 Free Ideas]

I make thousands in passive income from this blog each month. And I had no initial funds to spend on this blog when I got started. I just started with the free tools available to me. Are you looking for how to generate passive income with no initial funds? You’re in luck because there are […]

SEP IRA: a Quick and Simple Guide

As a self-employed business owner, you may be looking for the right kind of plan to save for retirement. But it is easy to become overwhelmed about which is best for your situation or company. The SEP IRA may be one of the most effortless accounts for self-employed individuals to set up and keep going. […]

How to Build a CD Ladder: A Smarter Way to Save

Today I will explain how to build a CD ladder (i.e. certificate of deposit ladder) to create some passive income. In short, a CD ladder is a group of CDs you might invest in that are set to expire at successive dates. Cash from an expiring CD is used to reinvest in another CD one […]

What to Do if Your 1099 is Incorrect [Fast Fix for 2023]

As a business owner, receiving my 1099s each year puts me in the mood to start preparing my taxes. But what if the income on the 1099 misc does not match income received? What Should You Do with an Incorrect 1099? In short, if you receive an incorrect 1099, reach out to your client and […]

The Last Day to File Taxes in 2023 (and What to Do If You Can’t Pay)

Update: It’s confirmed. taxpayers will have (according to the IRS website) until April 18, 2023, to pay and file their personal 2022 taxes. That’s the last day to file your taxes in 2023. Head’s up…many post offices stay open later on tax day to ensure you get your return filed. More Deadlines: Last Day to […]

67 Part-Time Job Interview Questions [and Answers!]

Nervous about your upcoming part-time job interview? Don’t be! We’ll help you to ensure you hit it out of the park. To equip yourself with confidence, check out our list of popular part-time job interview questions and learn how to answer them like a pro. What Part-Time Job Interview Questions Should You Be Ready For? […]

YT Jobs: Freelance for Your Favorite Youtuber

Suppose I was a recent college graduate passionate about creating content on YouTube. In that case, I might need help finding work in the creator economy. I may have scoured job boards and reached out to YouTubers directly, but I may have always come up empty-handed. You may feel the same way. You may feel […]