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What a Week. Mom’s Ovarian Cancer Surgery, My Dog Dude Needed Surgery, And Back and Forth

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As far as productivity on answering questions this week to help people, I’d have to give myself an A for effort but and F for execution. Life just got in the way. But that’s the way it works, in good times and in debt times. Times like these really help to make it clear what your priorities should be. My ... Read More »

Photos From the Road – Syracuse, NY to Lake Placid, NY

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One of my greatest joys, is my photography. It is something that I love to do. It is an extremely personal part of me that I thought I’d share with you. Even if you are facing difficult financial times, find something you love to do as well. Read my previous post “Don’t Let Your Debt Consume Your Life. Take Advantage ... Read More »

Photos From the Road. NY – Canada – NY.

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Still on my debt tour and wanted to share some views from the road today. Curious, certainly this isn’t an organized tour with people that share impaired vision from cloudy lenses inside their eyes. Is it? Niagara Falls, NY. A couple of real posers. Actually posing for pictures taken by their friends. Not the kind of thing you routinely see. ... Read More »

Photos From the Road Yesterday WV to NY.

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Here are some photos from the road yesterday as we travelled from Lewisburg, WV to Buffalo, NY where I had a chance to interview Derek. I’ll post the interview latter when I get a chance to edit it. But for now, I have to head off to Niagara Falls to see it, because it is there. The goal, Syracuse, NY ... Read More »

My Upcoming Economic Tour to Visit America in Trouble

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Pam and I are going to set off on a tour of places that have been hard hit by unemployment, foreclosure, or bankruptcy. It looks like we’ll be on the road in August and just observing and recording as we go. Years ago I did a cross country tour of America to interview people about their credit and debt concerns. ... Read More »

Why I’m Betting the High Personal Savings Rate Will Fall

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Currently some people are all excited about the personal savings rate in America. They feel it shows that people are becoming more frugal and prudent in the way they handle their money. The last reported personal savings rate as I write this was 6.9% in May, 2009. And that’s great, but it is not the mark of a fundamental way ... Read More »

Listen to Me on NPR, Please, Please.

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Starting at about minute 22 you can hear my segment about financial education and my personal story of debt. You can see the segment in the podcast bar as the “Getting Into and Out of Debt.” If you can’t see the podcast show above, click here. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Read More »

My Photo of the Day – Alley Train

One of my greatest joys, is my photography. It is something that I love to do. It is an extremely personal part of me that I thought I’d share with you. Even if you are facing difficult financial times, find something you love to do as well. Read my previous post “Don’t Let Your Debt Consume Your Life. Take Advantage ... Read More »

My Photo of the Day – Fancy Formal Chair in the Jungle

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One of my greatest joys, is my photography. It is something that I love to do. It is an extremely personal part of me that I thought I’d share with you. Even if you are facing difficult financial times, find something you love to do as well. Read my previous post “Don’t Let Your Debt Consume Your Life. Take Advantage ... Read More »

The Whole House Fan Project – It’s Done, Comfortable and Saving Me Money

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In my quest to reduce my reliance on utilities I embarked on a journey that involved sealing my crawl space, adding loads of extra insulation in the attic and installing a whole house fan. Some have thought that I meant an attic fan, not so. A whole house fan draws air from inside the house and discharges it in the ... Read More »

My Photo of the Day – What a Modern Pirate Should Look Like

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One of my greatest joys, is my photography. It is something that I love to do. It is an extremely personal part of me that I thought I’d share with you. Even if you are facing difficult financial times, find something you love to do as well. Read my previous post “Don’t Let Your Debt Consume Your Life. Take Advantage ... Read More »

What’s on Your iPhone: My Favorite iPhone Apps

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I would have to say that for me the iPhone has become one of those transformational gadgets that has changed my life for the better. Probably the iPhone and GPS (SatNav for my EU friends) make the most impact on making my life better. I thought I’d share with you the iPhone applications that have become ‘must have’ apps for ... Read More »

Adolph Hitler Falls for Nigerian Inheritance Scam Email. Loses War.

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Need a laugh? I think you’ll enjoy the video below. If you can see the video above click here. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Read More »

The Photo of the Day – Puppy Training

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One of my greatest joys, is my photography. It is something that I love to do. It is an extremely personal part of me that I thought I’d share with you. This time it is a photo created by a photographer I only know through her work. Even if you are facing difficult financial times, find something you love to ... Read More »

I Awoke to Discover I’m Accidently Smarter Than Wolfram Alpha

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So this is one of the first days I was able to get on what is hyped as the Google killer world’s smartest search engine, Wolfram Alpha. So of course I immediately typed in my speciality to see what the search engine would say. I wondered if it would replace me? Would it eliminate the need for me to give ... Read More »

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