When I was 16 years old and starting to drive my car, a gallon of regular gas where I lived was 24.9 cents. Given that, I can use the CPI Calculator to find out what I should be paying for a gallon of gas now (1965 then, 2014 now) – correct? NO! Why not? . . . → Read More: Can We Rely on the CPI Inflation Calculator?
I have a phobia of dentistry; not dentists but the actual job of dentistry. I fear the drilling, scraping and cleaning and the paying for said things. This phobia has caused me to procrastinate in making a much needed dental appointment for approximately 18+ years. Ridiculous, I know.
Recently, I had a back molar . . . → Read More: Procrastination = Ridiculous
If you are in a situation where you will be applying for a loan to buy a house or automobile, or . . . . ., then you may want to wait to cut up the card and/or cancel the account until that loan has been approved. . . . → Read More: Credit Card – Cut It or Keep It?
Have you ever felt those moments of pure simple bliss? The feeling that nothing else in the world matters. The sense of oneness with everything and everyone. A sense of solace and peace.
Those moments come from the little things, the simple things. Like listening to a particularly liked song, doing something that you love . . . → Read More: Bliss
In researching herbs that can increase energy, I was surprised to see dandelion on the list. As I did further research, I was also surprised that this “weed” was beneficial from the root to the flower.
The root and leaves are full of essential vitamins like A, C, D and B complex as well as . . . → Read More: Dandelion Root, Leaves and Flower, all good for our bodies
You make the choice. I did. I went with the simple truth product. I really feel this NuVal System is a crock. I am a believer in using and needing saturated fats, not using a lot of sugar, tying to limit my carbs, eating meat, so I already know I will not agree with this system. It is supposedly not driven by any influence by food manufacturers, but when you look at scores of comparable products, there are differences in the nutritional scores for the same ingredients. (Some exceptions) Or coconut – husked which is a wonder food despite the evil reputation given it by the low fat crowd is given a score of 24 while iceberg lettuce gets 94!! . . . → Read More: NuVal® Scores – Believable?
If you take your personal budget and break it down into manageable segments – those segments are called “nuts” and the sizes of those “nuts” can be managed. . . . → Read More: What is a “Financial Nut”?
You can now see that simple interest benefits the borrower and compound interest benefits the lender. . . . → Read More: Simple vs. Compound
First let me point out that I realize that snow in a goodly portion of the world is non-existent. I know this. Now, that being said –
It perplexes me when people complain about the weather. I wrote last week about complaining, even if it was brief. It is January, and that means it snows . . . → Read More: Weather is weather.
The basic definition of PPI is that it “is a weighted index of prices measured at the producer level, not the consumer level. Imports are not included.” . . . → Read More: Economic Indicator “PPI”