Month: August 2013
Beer Causes Injuries
I read an interesting article in the New York Times when I woke up this morning that roughly 1 out of every 3 emergency room visits in the United States are alcohol related. The most interesting tidbit is that people who drink certain types of beer are much more likely to end up in the ER than others.… read more “Beer Causes Injuries”
Food of the day
What Would Cause American Civil War 2?
What could possibly cause a second American Civil War?
I think ACW2 (kind of an awkward acronym) would most likely be caused the US national debt. The national debt would start to push inflation rates higher and higher until dollars are virtually worthless. Texas would move onto either a gold backed currency or a virtual currency and secede from the United States, followed by all the angry Southern states that never got over ACW1.… read more “What Would Cause American Civil War 2?”
Personal Finance Should Be Mandatory in High Schools
Personal finance should be a mandatory subject in high schools. The vast majority of people lead significantly less secure and happy lives than they could if they had personal finance knowledge.
I bet credit card companies and casinos would fight this tooth and nail.
Life and Death of Martin Manley
Amazing website created by a man who committed suicide at age 60 and why he did it.
Bestemor and Grandpas visit last weekend
Buying Puts on TripAdvisor
I like TripAdvisor as a company, but it is massively overpriced right now so I bought a bunch of puts on it betting that it will go down in price. The company has a ridiculous price to sales ratio of 13. Completely indefensible. A couple of bad earnings reports and this company will be in the gutter.
Buying AAPL Stock
I think that AAPL (Apple corporation) stock is undervalued and I am currently investing in it. Hopefully I am right and it goes up!
Understanding Business Owners as Clients : Business Cheat Sheets
Download the infographic PDF for Understanding Business Owners as Clients.
As a business owner, many of your clients will also be business owners. The business owner client is a special sort of person that can be very challenging to work with unless you understand how they work.
Be EXTREMELY thorough in your documentation. Documentation of everything is essential when dealing with business owners.… read more “Understanding Business Owners as Clients : Business Cheat Sheets”