The Real Problem in Corporate America (it’s More than Bezos)
Mon, 08/24/15 | 21 Comments

I’ve got a slightly different tech-insider take on the Amazon exposé that I want to share.
Yes, the conditions described in the very long and detailed New York Times Amazon work conditions piece are not pretty. …

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Is the “Manager Special” Ever a Good Idea?
September 21, 2010 | 12 Comments
Is the “Manager Special” Ever a Good Idea?

“The Daily Special”
When I worked in the restaurant business back in high school as a busboy at a pancake house (no shame in that), I remember walking back in the kitchen and seeing a table …

The Cheapest Data Plans for Mobile Phones
September 20, 2010 | 18 Comments
The Cheapest Data Plans for Mobile Phones

Mobile Data Plans Vary Widely in Price & Usage Limits
We’ve already entered the era of smartphone – even though some of us may choose to stay behind. 😉
With the smartphone emergence and the decline in …

How Much Do you Tip for Takeout Food?
September 15, 2010 | 57 Comments
How Much Do you Tip for Takeout Food?

How Much Tip for Takeout (if anything)?
A while back, I asked readers the question, “how much do you tip for food delivery?“. It inspired an interesting, and somewhat heated debate! The differences in opinion in …

10 Library Freebies you Might Not have Known (or Forgot) About
September 13, 2010 | 11 Comments
10 Library Freebies you Might Not have Known (or Forgot) About

Libraries and Personal Finance go Hand-in-Hand
Every community needs a good library. And every good personal financier needs a library card. If you haven’t been to the library since you were a kid, they’ve changed a …

10 Free Birthday Meals
September 7, 2010 | 16 Comments
10 Free Birthday Meals

10 Free Birthday Coupons for Meals & Drinks
It’s your birthday. And damn it, you deserve to eat and drink for free – and lots of it! Depending on your tastes and how recently you had …

What are Closed End Funds?
September 1, 2010 | One Comment
What are Closed End Funds?

Closed End Funds: what the Heck are they?
Closed end funds are not the easiest concept to pick up by amateur investors. They are a little bit like stocks and a little bit like open-ended mutual …


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