Giving

Now that the holiday season is safely past it does not mean you can forget about gift giving for nine months. In fact, you’re behind if you haven’t given it much thought yet.  I used to be that way.  Every gift occasion was a budget surprise  but with these four steps you can learn from […]

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photo credit: caribb Airlines have become stingier with air travel awards in the past year or so now requiring up to 50,000 miles for domestic round-trip ticket.  When I started flying for business the standard was 20 or 25 thousand.  To make it even harder to get a ticket expiration dates were shortened from an […]

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photo credit: United Nations Photo It’s been a little over a week since the massive earthquake struck Haiti causing massive devastation and tens of thousands of deaths.  Earlier this week I noted the overwhelmingly positive response and many posts about how to help.  However the reactions of a few have made me crazy. Several conservatives […]

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 In a few short days two earthquakes hit.  One, 6.5 magnitude, in Northern California and the second, 7.0 magnitude, in Haiti.  The first one had minor damages and no injuries.  The second has devastated a major city and killed up to 50,000 people with many more injured. What’s the difference?  One happened in the richest […]

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  Is your new year off to a good start?  If you set resolutions or goals for the year then give them a jump start by participating in the Improve Yourself Challenge hosted by Dustin @ Engaged Marriage. It’s only for eight weights AND there are prizes!  I’m using it as an incentive to jump […]

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