We’re meeting the lender today to make the final preparations for the big loan. I thought college was expensive, but this is on a whole ‘nother level. For you out there who don’t live in California, I’m basically buying a small 1000 sq ft 2 bedroom 2.5 bathroom condo townhouse for probably the amount you could buy a mansion in Kentucky, or a four bedroom house in Seattle. This market is crazy, but we’re not ready to leave L.A. just yet. So it’s love it or buy it.Read More
I can almost smell the smoky embers. Burning Man tickets have already gone on sale. I tried to buy them in the mad rush when they first came online at a discounted price to no avail. Their servers basically decided to go on a vacation with the overload of requests. I had a vision of one of them Japanese subway cars where they have to shove people inside.Read More
Ok, this post has been effectively deleted. Apparently the link I posted is no longer up. :(Read More
With the news that we are about to be home owners, Kyle’s comment wasRead More
We got it. Now what!?Read More
At least this advice worked for us.Read More
I was thinking about this question after reading an article in a magazine about setting goals. The article had four steps for setting goals, and six steps for meeting them. Included were your usual tips for visualizing your goal, writing it down, and making a plan of action to meet the goal.Read More
We found a place we like and we’re making an offer. Wish us luck.Read More
I’ve seen the future and it is good. Adam Kinney has a demo Rss Aggregator for Longhorn at his site, http://www.adamkinney.com/. It’s very barebones right now, but you can just see the potential for how beautiful this will and does look. What struck me was how nice the text of a blog entry looked in the text window. Nice work adam!Read More
I received my business cards today. Now I can enter all those raffles at the local eateries.Read More
Will they be giving him a gold watch?Read More
Found this gem on Raymond Chen’s blog.Read More
Reuters - A Los Angeles lawyer who claims he was thrown out of Las Vegas last year because he was too lucky has sued MGM Mirage in a bid to force the casino to warn prospective gamblers that they can be barred for winning too much.
Tired of annoying “pre-approved” credit card offers? I sure am. According to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) of 1970 as amended in 1996, the four major credit bureaus have the right to sell your information to companies that want to offer you a credit card. Fortunately, the amendment also stipulated that credit bureaus must provide a way for consumers to have their names excluded from pre-approval lists. If you’re a United States citizen sick of getting pre-screened credit card offers, this article will show you how to avoid receiving them.