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Month: August 2007

My Stock Tip for you

I believe that every American should have the goal of owning a home. Companies like Countrywide Financial Corporation (NYSE: CFC) help in this goal by loaning money to reacht his American Dream. Recently,Countrywide has been hit with some financial struggles due to the rising number of foreclosures. Countrywide stock is at its lowest point since […]

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Don't forget the Mac's B-day

Today also marks the 23rd birthday of the Apple Macintosh, originally released August 24, 1983!

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Happy B-Day Windows 95

On August 24, 1995, 12 years ago today, Microsoft Corp released Windows 95. As a Tech, I remember hating it, as did most Techs that I knew. We had jokes about it too. Two of my favorites: “Friends don’t let friends run Windows 95” and “Windows 95 (Noun). A 32-bit patch for a 16-bit GUI […]

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Quote of the Moment

“The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they’re ignorant: It’s just that they know so much that isn’t so.”                                                                     – Ronald Reagan

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Credit Counseling

So, I was talking to a friend recently and I gave them some financial advice. This person remembered the advice but didn’t act on it. This person is planning on refinancing their house. This person decided to go see a credit counselor for some suggestions on improving their credit. They had a free coupon to […]

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Huntington, Utah coal miners

The trapped coal miners in Huntington, Utah, hit especially close to home for The Wife and I. You see, the Wife’s family lives about 10-minutes south of Huntington. My Father-in-Law works in Huntington. When I first heard about the mine cave-in, I of course, called them to make sure they were all okay. They were. […]

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Quote of the Moment

I recently put this quote up in my office: “We make ourselves rich by making our wants few.” Henry David Thoreau

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Our Thoughts & Prayers

Our thoughts & prayers goes out to those who were harmed or killed in the the Twin Cities bridge when I-35-E bridge fell yesterday. Also, our thoughts & prayers for their families. . The Wife and I hope that nothing like this ever happens again.

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So I was driving in my truck….

late Wednesday night on my way home from a hard, long day at work.  I noticed in front of me a nice look, late model Mitsubishi car.  The car was in good condition.  I then noticed the car had a “Hillary” bumper sticker.  I said out loud that the car would be going to the […]

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