Monthly Archives: April 2010

Modern Piracy

Goldman Sachs, an investment bank, is being questioned by the U.S. Senate for some of its unethical practices…the firm sold products that it itself was betting against. Numerous internal e-mails talked about how bad the products were. When a Congressman … Continue reading

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Low Inflation? Really?

Recently Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress that inflation in the U.S. is low and will probably stay that way for the next 5 to 10 years. When my husband read that he said either Bernanke is telling us … Continue reading

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Barbie the Geek

This past winter Mattel Inc., decided to let their customers choose what Barbie’s next career will be. Anyone who visited the website could vote for architect, anchorwoman, computer engineer, environmentalist or surgeon. More than 600,000 votes were received and … Continue reading

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Dispensing Wisdom

Do you enjoy dispensing your hard-earned wisdom to younger people? Or are you more like Earl in this cartoon?   When my daughter was about to leave home my husband told her, “Free advice is worth what you pay for … Continue reading

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Honoring the Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny isn’t just for kids. Last year I wrote about my Easter Egg Hunt… my search on the internet for Bunny Basket Eggs. For years my husband would dutifully look for them in the stores as soon as … Continue reading

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