Printer-Buying Saga

Like most people who have dealt with or worked on computers for any length of time, I have been through quite a saga when it comes to

“Which printer should I buy?”

There are hundreds and hundreds of printers on the market, each trumpeting why they’re the one you should buy.

Sorry, I can’t tell you which printer you should buy, but I can share with you the “Printer-Buying Saga” I went through, in the hopes that it will save you some of the hassles I endured. Continue reading Printer-Buying Saga

Investing Part 1 – Getting Started

Everyone KNOWS they ought to be investing, but few of us do it as we should.

Why not? Mostly fear. Fear of loss, fear of the unknown. This series of articles is intended for people who are absolute beginners at investing, people who might like to start investing, but don’t think they know enough about it.

We’ll start from the very beginning.

I won’t give you too much at once, and I won’t let it get too complex. I’ll tell you about it as though I were telling my mother, or perhaps an interested fifteen-year-old. I’ll assume you’re reasonably intelligent, and hopefully, we’ll have some fun as well.

Deal? Okay, good. Let’s get started. Continue reading Investing Part 1 – Getting Started

Final Verdict on HitTail

Back in July, I signed up for a trial version of HitTail, a web service that is supposed to provide keyword suggestions for writing blog posts, that are “guaranteed” to improve your rankings in the search engines.

If this is your first time reading about it, you might want to look at the previous posts in this series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4.  This will be the final installment. Continue reading Final Verdict on HitTail

Beware of Stansberry Associates

Original post: Dec 21, 2015
Latest Update: May 12, 2016

Have you ever had an association with a business that does some things excellently, but also does other things that make you want to run away screaming in frustration?

I have felt that way about the cable TV company (see the posting on Cutting the Cable), about the phone company, about car dealerships, and I feel that way about Stansberry Associates, an investment advisory newsletter service. Continue reading Beware of Stansberry Associates

Discussion of Citizenship and Daily Life

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