Archive | December, 2011

Spanking Clean for the Holidays

Posted on 16 December 2011

The holidays are barreling down upon us like Santa and his reindeer hot on the trail of good little boys and girls.  We’re dashing not through snow but through crowded malls.  We’re trimming our trees, wrapping presents, scribbling Christmas cards, and slapping together home-baked cookies for the class Christmas party that Junior forgot to tell […]

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True Grit

Posted on 15 December 2011

In the original version of the movie True Grit, a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (played by Kim Darby), is determined to avenge the murder of her beloved father.  Learning that the murderer has fled into Indian Territory where only a marshal can pursue him, she recruits the marshal with the toughest reputation in the old […]

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The Faster, Cheaper, Safer Internet Provider: Copper.net

Posted on 15 December 2011

How many times did you wish for a better Internet provider?  How often did you long for more cost-effective and faster service?  How angry were you to find that your provider had sold your personal information to advertisers and marketing companies at a profit for themselves?  And how often were you frustrated having to speak […]

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Time is Money

Posted on 14 December 2011

How often have you heard and dismissed the phrase “time is money” as an old cliché?  But, if you really give it thought, it makes a lot of sense.  If you hire a person to, for example, rake and weed your lawn, the cost includes that person’s labor as well as the supplies that he […]

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Christmas Shipping Deadlines 2011: Last Minute Deals!

Posted on 14 December 2011

As the crunch to purchase Christmas presents tightens, so do our wallets.   Our money only goes so far, particularly in this economy.  But that fact doesn’t stop the holidays from coming.  Nor does it dampen our wishes to see the smiles on the faces of our loved ones as they tear into their long-awaited presents.  […]

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Nomorerack, No More High Prices

Posted on 13 December 2011

Everyone loves a bargain, particularly during Christmas and Chanukah.  And no one appreciates a bargain more than during a downward-spiraling economy.  With the holidays quickly approaching, retailers vie for business with strident, eye-popping commercials.  Aimed straight at the heart of the consumer, the ads tout discounted merchandise, promote extended store hours that tax customers’ Circadian […]

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Personal Investing in Certificates of Deposit

Posted on 12 December 2011

In the fallout of the Wall Street crash of October 2008, consumer confidence in investment vehicles and investment houses plummeted.  Given the market’s volatility and the subsequent, significant shrinkage of many consumer portfolios, this perspective was understandable — as was investors’ quests for more stable investment products. Some investors determined to place their money in […]

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White Christmas

Posted on 09 December 2011

“We are products of our environment.”  This maxim accounts for the way that we relate to the world around us.  As a child growing up in the Great Depression, and as a young man serving his country during the Second World War, these events have colored the way that I view the world as well as […]

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Safe, Inexpensive Pharmaceuticals

Posted on 09 December 2011

If you are not covered by medical insurance, the cost of brand-name prescription drugs, their generic equivalents, or even Over-the-Counter preparations can be staggering.   If you are fortunate enough to be covered for your medications, your plan may not pay the entire cost of the drugs that you rely upon to ensure your good health.  […]

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BizzClick: The PPC Solution for Online Advertisers and Publishers

Posted on 07 December 2011

Whether you are an Internet advertiser or an Internet publisher, BizzClick has the tools, technology, and know-how to boost your earnings potential. Keenly aware that competition is fierce on the vast and ever-growing World Wide Web, advertisers constantly seek to improve the quality of their sales leads.  Quality leads represent hungry consumers that are truly […]

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