Monthly Archives: October 2011

Do You Use a Professional For Items That Can Be Purchased Online?

I don’t have any scientific proof but it seems that more and more jobs and or professions are being commoditized.   As defined by Wikipedia it is “the process by which goods that have economic value and are distinguishable in terms of attributes (uniqueness or brand) end up becoming simple commodities in the eyes ofContinue Reading

Am I A Complete Hypocrite? Or an Opportunist?

I am not sure why, but there is one topic that I have almost never discussed on this blog and that is my housing situation.  The Wife, The Boy, My Dog and I live in a two bedroom, one-half bath townhouse which is organized as a Condominium on Long island’s north shore area.  Despite onlyContinue Reading

Human Contact and Sales

A Guest Post from The Wife inspired by Pow Wow Now It’s amazing how small the world is today. Small in terms of how easy it is to communicate with people all over the world. What used to be phones and faxes, is now emails, and teleconferencing. But isn’t human contact still important? Emails haveContinue Reading

My Trip to Atlanta

I don’t know if it is because I am getting more sentimental in my old age (I Turn 30 next month) but I don’t think I use my blog to chronicle my life (outside of money) as much as I would like.  I think it would be amazing to have a place to turn backContinue Reading

Planning To Travel In Advance Makes a Trip Much More Exciting

There is more to planning a trip then finally booking the airfare and hotel.  Financially planning for a trip in advance will absolutely lead to a less stressful situation. In about a month or so I turn the big 3-0 and to celebrate The Wife, myself and The Boy are heading to Atlanta to seeContinue Reading

Why I Don’t Buy Stocks With My Gut

I am all about having my eggs in many different baskets. I invest in Index ETFs, Active/Passive Mutual Funds, insurance products and even individual stocks in my Dividend Investment Portfolio.  The only basket I am missing is a speculation one.  I used to have an account where I did that but I largely ignore itContinue Reading