Category: Technology


Solar Update – September 2017

It’s time for another usual event: getting excited over receiving my utility bill. This year was my first full summer with the panels and I am pleased to report that they are performing as expected. I’ve had negative balances consistently since May which means not only do I not have to pay for the electricity, ...


Solar Update – January 2017

Ever since I got my solar panels installed, I have noticed a troubling change in my behavior… I am excited to get my electric bill! Can you blame me? I’ve been getting the energy hook up from the heavens themselves and giving the proverbial middle finger to the utility company. It’s nothing to sneeze at. ...

You’re on Notice

  It wasn’t too long ago that I talked about the importance of never getting comfortable with your level or source(s) of income. I’m a big promoter of always seeking different income streams as well as seeing how you can get raises. Your ultimate goal should be to be in control of an amount of ...


FinTech: Innovative Cents

I got my first taste of the “future” this morning and I have to say I’m kind of impressed. Yesterday, I had a paid focus group where I received $125 for talking about my insurance company for an hour. But when I got my compensation, something was different. Instead of the thin envelope with a ...


We’ve Taken the Plunge!

After a lot of thought, number crunching an sleepless nights, we decided to bite the bullet and hop on the solar panel bandwagon. While it seems like a no brainer to get “free” electricity from a renewable resource, it requires a significant upfront investment. It is often said that to make money you have to ...


Technology Tuesday

The NPR article focused more on how social conditioning negatively influence women by lowering their confidence, thus impacting their performance.