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Remembering Lt. Joseph Gullickson – Project 2,966Remembering Lt. Joseph Gullickson – Project 2,966

Remembering Lt. Joseph Gullickson – Project 2,966Remembering Lt. Joseph Gullickson – Project 2,966

I was lucky enough to be chosen to participate in Project 2,996, and to make it even more special this is my 200th post.  Project 2,996 is a project by Dale Challener Roe.  Bloggers request to honor someone who had passed away during that horrible event.  Being that my older brother is FDNY, I asked

Personal Finance as told by Sonic the Hedgehog

Personal Finance as told by Sonic the Hedgehog

A while ago I wrote a fun post about how Legend of Zelda could teach you about personal finance.  Well this past Friday, I powered up the Wii and was reminded that I bought Sonic the Hedgehog 2, and couldn’t help but loading it up (mostly due to that SEGA Chant). It took less than

Should you Dream about Winning the Lottery?

Should you Dream about Winning the Lottery?

Forget your personal/religious feelings when it comes to gambling, or even your view of state sponsored gambling (i.e. the lottery) when it comes to a public policy or as it relates to taxes, it is fun and cheap to play for the slight chance of a win a ton of cold cash. We all know

Happy First Birthday My Journey to Millions

Happy First Birthday My Journey to Millions

It is shocking that I wrote my first post the first week of August one year ago!   In that post I discussed my credit card debt, and how much I hated it.  Well, the Wife and I in honor of fighting off the credit card demons for one full year we are raiding some

Do you Develop and Utilize The Talents and Functional Skills of Friends and Family?

Do you Develop and Utilize The Talents and Functional Skills of Friends and Family?

My Sister-in-Law and her boyfriend, are great people, but they did something last week which my made head spin. They signed a contract to buy a home for $250,000 without having an attorney review it. The document was 21 pages in length, and contained paragraph upon paragraph that is likely not to be considered English