November 2011

One of my most embarrassing moments was when my hairdresser whispered in my ear that I had head lice.  It was 25 years ago and I still shudder thinking about it! She suggested the carrier was my young son and he was. Sharing your hairbrush with someone with lice is not a good idea.  That […]

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A bright piece of information this week was the drop in the national, state and local unemployment rates.  California’s dropped for the third month in a row and I can smell recovery. I am cautiously optimistic this trend will continue and we’ll see a lot of improvement in the coming year.  I wonder if the […]

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Paying off your existing debts may not be easy but it is definitely achievable. Every year more people are getting out of debt and realizing their dreams of being debt free. The key to paying off debt is being able to manage your debt levels effectively. Here are a few tools that you can use […]

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It would be hard to find a person who hasn’t had the urge to say “take this job and ___ it” at some point in their career.  Most of us are able to resist and resign appropriately.  There are some some pretty infamous examples of those who couldn’t. Remember the flight attendant who jumped out […]

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Recently the flood of junk mail I receive has seen a spike due to solicitation for charitable donations. I think I now have a couple of mails from every single church in my area. And then the local food bank, Salvation Army, veteran’s associations, children’s charities and the like.  I receive at least 5 mails […]

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