October 2009

Giving and Disney

by Kay Lynn

Baby boomers grew up with the mystique of the magical world of Disney.  My first Disneyland visit at age 11 is a wonderful family vacation memory and for those that never made it to the park, there was Sunday night’s Magical World of Disney on the TV.  This year Disney had a promotion for a free park ticket at […]

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My job calls for travel throughout North America about once a month or so.  Last week as I prepared for a week away I wrote about the hidden costs of business travel.  So you don’t get the impression it is all bad, lets take a look at business travel benefits. 1. Career.  Sometimes there is […]

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President Barack Obama was selected to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize this week.  Whether you voted for him or not, was it not a proud moment for our country?  Evenings were filled with major league baseball playoffs and Jim and Pam’s wedding (The Office).  Miss M @ M is for Moneyis celebrating the blog’s […]

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Cars, homes and major appliances don’t come with a book that tells you when it’s okay to wait on maintenance and repairs. This means judgement is required and it’s human nature to try to delay any large outlay of cash as long as possible. This may be because you’re trying to earn extra interest or […]

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  This week I’m away from home on business.  My current position  requires out of town travel 2-3 times a quarter although previous roles at the same employer required travel up to 2 weeks a month.  When I interviewed many years ago, I thought traveling for business would be fun, adventurous and maybe even a little sophisticated.  And it […]

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