Archive for November, 2012

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Finance & The Black Friday Sales Equation or Black Friday Shoppers Are Stupid People

So I’m wondering why people would wait 5 days in front of a store to save $200 on a television.   At least that’s what the last news report I saw stated as they interviewed people (stupid people) about how long they were waiting and what they expected to get out of it. Let’s do the […]

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Friday, November 9th, 2012

Like Most Junk Food, MBA Programs Are 80% Garbage Filler and 20% Content

I’m almost done with my first MBA degree and will finish the second MBA shortly after and while I’m not technically finished, I think I’ve completed about 90% of the program to make an informed assessment that I can share with readers.   Before I give you my assessment we’re going to need an analogy here […]

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Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Under Bush I Went From 200k/Yr To Zero, Under Obama I Went from Zero to 200k/Yr

With the aftermath of this year’s election, I decided to take a trip down memory lane.  I wrote this post in January 17, 2009 exactly three days before the Bush administration presidency officially ended.   So I lost my job under the Bush admin and I regained a job in August of that year and slowly […]

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Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

How To Float $50,000 In Student Loans for a Mere 1.85% Interest Rate And Kick The Government To The Curb!

So I’m now floating about 50k in student loan debt at an interest rate of 1.85% and I’m guessing you may be asking how?   But wait, there’s more….not only am I floating 50k in student loans, these loans are no longer tied to any federal program which means if I were to default I wouldn’t […]

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Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

I Didn’t Vote But My 13 Year Old Did

Today is election day and hopefully by this evening we’ll know who will be leading the nation the next four years.  I actually didn’t vote this year  like I did last election for the presidency.  What I did do was print out a sample ballot and hand it to my son to fill out.   He […]

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