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A surprise nestegg

By |April 9th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Many of us have some extra time on our hands right now - and it’s spring cleaning season! So why not take some time to go through the clutter that might have made semi-permanent residence in your basement or attic? After all, there are stories about forgotten knickknacks being worth a small fortune, and what’s in your home could add a nice boost to your bottom line. I scoured [...]

What would you do?

By |April 8th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Some of us are fortunate enough to earn a commission or yearly bonus as part of their compensation package through work. Even luckier are those who don’t have a maximum cap on how much they can earn. There are many stories out there of people who’ve earned 6-figure commissions - but what do they do with them? What would you do with a bonus like that? Most people squander their windfalls [...]

Can you hear me now? Good!

By |April 3rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Imagine a world where mobile phones did not exist. We’d still have landlines, and at best, cordless home phones. The farthest you’d be able to take that important call would be your backyard at best. Zack Morris on Saved By The Bell would not carry the brick-like monster phone he did in the halls of Bayview, and we would not be able to frantically call our significant others from the grocery [...]

Give ‘em the reboot.

By |April 2nd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

It has been said that there are no good ideas in Hollywood anymore. This is why we keep on seeing remakes of popular movies over and over again. But, like clockwork, the film industry finds new ways to capitalize on and change what we know and love (or don't, for additional rage-points). Redoing a movie (often with a modernized twist) is often called a "reboot." This is restarting the [...]

Gotcha!

By |April 1st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Have you ever been the last person to learn about a change at the office or the newest neighborhood gossip? Yeah, us too. Imagine this: It’s 1582 in France, and the calendar has undergone a controversial switch from Julian to Gregorian, which moved the start of the new year from April 1st to January 1st. Many folks didn’t get wind of the news (the internet was still a ways [...]

Vikings

By |March 30th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

An extremely entertaining program, based on historical legend, recently concluded on the History Channel. It’s called Vikings, and you can catch it on Amazon Prime. It tells the story of Norwegian Vikings who raided England and France before fending off raiders from Eastern Europe themselves. For the Viking, raiding was a form of economic activity. They saw what others had, and they took it. Initially, it was for tangible [...]

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