Archive for March, 2011

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

My Mortgage ARM Adjusted to 3 percent!

Well I got a letter from my mortgage company that my interest rate on my loan was adjusting from 3.25 to 3.0 percent!   I’ve been debating for the past year on whether to pay this loan off or not and I am still hesitant to do so however my cash piles continue to grow across […]

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Monday, March 28th, 2011

Attended A Recession Wedding This Weekend

What’s a recession wedding you ask?   Well, it’s a wedding that takes place during one of the worse economic recessions in modern history.   Arguably, we may be in a quasi-depression but life goes on.    So what was different about a recession wedding versus a regular wedding?   Well for starters, the guest list seemed to be […]

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Friday, March 18th, 2011

Ordered My iPad 2 Today and Android/Google Totally Sucks!

I have two stories to write about today and I’ll start with why Google/Android sucks!   I bought my son a VirginMobile Samsung Intercept phone for Christmas and for the last three months I’ve been trying to figure out how to get the damn Android Market to work and have not yet found a solution despite […]

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Sunday, March 6th, 2011

Big Box Retailers On The Ropes Thanks To Amazon

I saw this great article in the WSJ about big box retailers rethinking their strategy and it’s about time.   On a personal level, I simply don’t have the leisure time I once had to hang out at malls and big box retailers the way that I used to in the past.    I’ve written recently about […]

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Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Why Can’t I Buy A Natural Gas Powered Car?

We’ve now been through at least two major oil shocks within the last five years and the last MAJOR oil shock was in the late 70’s and it should be pretty obvious that the shock frequency is increasing.  I compare this to the Doppler effect, the louder the sound a train makes as it gets […]

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Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Economic Recovery? Not With $4/gallon Gasoline!

Wow, I’ve been traveling a bit and I usually have a car pick me up and drop me off at the airport.  I repeat this cycle most of the time I’ve traveled lately and I haven’t rented a car in a while so I haven’t had to put gas in my car for a few […]

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