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Basal Metabolic Rate and your finances

According to the formulas on this page, you merely have to get older and not get much taller in order to lose weight. At least if you’re a woman, because you can subtract 4.7 calories for every year older you … Continue reading

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Fuel spending, is it up or down

Between the areas that I typically drive, I see prices for fuel for vehicles ranging from $2.35/gal – $2.13/gal. The highest price is literally on my way in to work and about 5 miles before I hit a main road … Continue reading

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Electricity and peace of mind

We live here in the great state of NJ and as everyone knows by now, it was hit pretty hard by Hurricane Sandy. We did purchase a generator before the storm hit (and at a marked down price, not marked … Continue reading

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Cashier stated it was not necessary to paying in full, WWYD?

I was at the store the other day and bought a few items that came to $5.13 after tax was added in. I had only $5 in my pocket and paid her with that and stated that I’ll pay the … Continue reading

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Are your budget projections anything like this

Here’s the latest Congressional Budget Office (CBO) predictions report for years 2012-2022. It’s a rather large document that has a lot of projections and numbers that never seem to end. I believe I fell asleep for at least 20 minutes … Continue reading

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Are you ready for inflation?

By now you’ve all heard or read about the the FOMC making the decision to purchase MBS (Mortgage Backed Securities), to the tune of $40B/month until unemployment gets lower, with no predetermined end in sight. Here’s one such article. After … Continue reading

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Side Effect of Feminist Movement

I’m not trying to be overly political with this post and I happily work with many women, both now and in the past. Heck, my DW is talking about going back to work part time, which I applaud. But is … Continue reading

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Mortgage or not … what is your choice?

Money Reasons (MR) posed an excellent question and quick point of view on his blog here. Now, obviously everyone would like to pay off their mortgage tomorrow however what is your choice for paying down the mortgage? Basically MR’s comment … Continue reading

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Joined the Yakezie Alexa challenge

Just joined the Yakezie Alexa challenge. Sadly I’m currently at 13,388,081 ranking. My goal will be to cut that down to 8M by the end of the month, and less than 1M by the end of the year. Update: A … Continue reading

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