Make the Most of Unemployment

Make the Most of Unemployment

When our heating bill came the other day, I almost fainted. It was $479, an insanely unacceptable number. Upon further inspection, it showed that because I wasn’t home when the meter reader came for the month, our gas usage was estimated at nearly double of our actual use. “Boy, I wish I was home allContinue Reading

Is Cell Phone Insurance Worth It?

Is Cell Phone Insurance Worth It?

Over the Weekend I had an “incident” where I dropped my new HTC Hero with Google.  Considering I am writing a post on Cell Phone insurance, you know all did not end well as I bobbled it and watched it land on its glass face.  My phone went from:   TO So for the first time since owning aContinue Reading

Helping my Brother Choose an Online Broker

At Easter dinner my older brother asked me what online discount broker I use “to trade stocks.”  If you don’t remember, I already helped the younger brother with asset allocation, and yes, I only have 2 and I am the pain in the ass middle child.  Before I could explain to him which sites IContinue Reading

Nanny Groups Suck – Leave Ronald McDonald Alone and Just Tell you Kid No

Nanny Groups Suck – Leave Ronald McDonald Alone and Just Tell you Kid No

VS. I just read a story that really angered me!  Apparently, some pain in the ass nanny group wants Ronald McDonald to retire. A coalition of health professionals, parents and corporate accountability advocates is calling for Ronald McDonald to retire as a spokesman for the nation’s largest restaurant chain, saying he has too much influenceContinue Reading