Archive for November, 2010

Friday, November 26th, 2010

My Black Friday Experience

It’s been a long time since I’ve gone shopping on Black Friday and there were a couple of things I was in the market for that I decided to make an attempt to take advantage of this year.   Of course, I’m not getting up at 5 a.m. and no one in my family or extended […]

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Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Stop Thinking Turkey, Start Thinking Insurance

It’s time to stop thinking about that turkey and start thinking about insurance, the following is a guest post from Baily Harris. *How Much Insurance Do You Really Need?* Reducing insurance coverage can seem like a good way to save money, but doing so could lead to expensive problems later on. At the same time, […]

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Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Airlines Will Lose $6,000 in Revenue This Season Because of TSA

I have not yet had the fortune of being molested or manhandled by TSA at airports this year despite my many business trips and rather than continue to take chances at molestation roulette, my family and I have decided not to do any air travel this winter.   Normally we’d go skiing in Utah during Thanksgiving […]

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Monday, November 15th, 2010

Disappointed with Apple TV

As I mentioned yesterday,   I purchased a new 47″ LED TV for my bedroom and about a few weeks ago, I had gone into the Apple Store and picked up Apple TV for my new planned TV purchase.    Right after I setup my new LED at home, I hooked up the Apple TV.  I will […]

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Sunday, November 14th, 2010

Bought Costco’s VIZIO M470VT

Costco has some deals on LED LCD HDTV’s and this weekend I picked up a 47″ LED LCD TV from Costco.  It was a Vizo brand with a 2 year warranty and using the Amex card extends warranty an additional year so I’ve got 3 years of coverage on an $800 TV. I brought the […]

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Monday, November 8th, 2010

Are You Ready For One More Bubble?

The Fed announced a $600 billion dollar planned Treasury purchase and may decide to pump more money if “necessary” in the future.  This essentially now lays the groundwork for the next bubble.   The Dow is already showing signs of resurrection as it soared to 11.5k and while there may be a few pull backs I […]

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Sunday, November 7th, 2010

People Getting Really Desperate Out There

In the pit of my stomach, I knew it was coming and I’m sorry to see it finally arrive.   What am I talking about?  The desperate stories of some of my friends, peers and even strangers that have still not found work after being laid off for months or in some instances years.   Here are […]

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Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Continental Flight Attendant Forces Man Back Into His Cheap Seat

So I’m on a flight from Canada on Continental and the plane is about 60% full which means it’s 40% empty.   The exit rows are completely empty as are the two main front left and right rows that separate first class and economy.   I’m sitting a couple of rows behind the first main row, the […]

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Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

American Netflix Account Doesn’t Work In Canada!

Well I’ve been on another business trip recently and was saddened to discover that my Netflix account doesn’t work from Canada.  I’m not sure why it doesn’t since Netflix is now active in Canada.  I received an error message that my account (created in America) won’t work in Canada. I’m now going to assume that […]

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