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Archive for November, 2012

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The “12 Days of Christmas” Now Cost $107,000

Monday, November 26th, 2012

The items in the song “12 Days of Christmas” now cost over $107,000. That’s a 6.1% increase over last year. Good thing no one actually wants most of those items (except for maybe gold rings).

I’m Helping with Junior Achievement

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

This is a first for me. This Friday I will be teaching a 5th grade class for the school’s “JA In A Day” program. I’m excited and nervous at the same time. The program is pretty cool. I’ll post my notes later. Right now I need to get a firm grip on the presentation.


Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

I’m watching this right now: Watch Park Avenue: Money, Power & the American Dream on PBS. See more from Independent Lens.

OT: Thank You for Your Service

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Saw this and thought I would share it…

Wow, America. Really?

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

I have nothing to say. I honestly cannot believe what we have just done (again).

This Would Be Funny if It Wasn’t True

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

401(K) Dollar Limit Raised to $17,500 in 2013

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

The maximum dollar amount an employee can contribute to their 401(K) is increasing $500 to $17,500 for 2013. Those who are 50 and older can contribute as much as $23,000. Let’s break down $17,500. That’s… $1,453.33 per month. $47.95 per day. $1.9977 per hour (based on 8,760 hours per year). $.0333 per minute. Better get […]

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