Monthly Archive: October 2011

BlogWorld Business Card Challenge 16

BlogWorld Business Card Challenge

Inspired by Financially Consumed’s Twitter 30 Day Challenge and 20’s Finances’ Dollar Challenge, I figure I should join the Challenge party, too. I’ve changed jobs a few times and have boxes of business cards...

Thank You Roundup #2 18

Thank You Roundup #2

Please pardon my lack of response to your thoughtful comments and tweets. I know, very unlike me, but in a mad dash to Puerto Vallarta, I only had time to punch in a few...

Chinatown Parking Shell Game 24

Chinatown Parking Shell Game

A few weeks ago, my wife and I stopped by Chinatown for some lunch. Most restaurants have tiny parking lots. As expected, the lunch crowd rush took all the free spots. As luck would...

Foreign Language: Employment Advantage 12

Foreign Language: Employment Advantage

Last time I looked at unemployment, I suggested staying positive, thinking outside of the box, and auditioning to be a game show contestant. Today, let’s be more realistic and look at a real life...

The Importance of Bank Account Shopping 22

The Importance of Bank Account Shopping

With banks charging $3 checking account fees and new $5 debit card usage fees per month, most consumers can’t help but feel ripped off. With more and more banks tacking on fees for the...

Thank You Roundup #1 8

Thank You Roundup #1

With my first blogoversary giveaway and a hack recovery, I had my hands full. I just wanted to thank everyone who mentioned me. I didn’t forget you. You know I don’t roll like that....

Fireflies In The Garden 8

Fireflies In The Garden

This Dennis Lee film was originally released in 2008, but never made it to American shores until now. Besides the movie, we were treated to an introduction from the writer/director himself. There was an...

My Hacker Thank You Note 47

My Hacker Thank You Note

Dear Hacker, Last Saturday, I finally figured that my blog was hacked. Initially, I was pretty upset. You see, I just hit the one year mark for my blog. I was excited, happy, proud...

The Many Benefits of Debt Consolidation 9

The Many Benefits of Debt Consolidation

Debt consolidation has become an exceedingly popular tool and there are two very good reasons for this: Thanks to debt consolidation, you’ll on the one hand be able to reduce your monthly payments for...