Archive for January, 2011

Refund Anticipation Loan?

Posted on January 27th, 2011 by by Jesse Michelsen

So I heard on the radio that H&R Block is offering Tax Refund Anticipation Loans…wow really? They aren’t the only ones but one of the bigger companies providing this service (and I use the term service very loosely). I’m sure this has been around for years but I’ve never heard of such a thing. Here’s […]

112 Ways to Save Money via Consumerist

Posted on January 25th, 2011 by by Jesse Michelsen

The Consumerist put this article out a few months ago but I thought it had some pretty good info, and some not so good info that I wanted to share. The article is essentially a big list of tips that came in from Consumerist readers. Here are some of the better ones that I liked: […]

You Can’t Predict The Weather But You Can Predict Its Affects

Posted on January 25th, 2011 by by Jesse Michelsen

Well, it snowed out here again today. I know it’s still January, but with the weather being so warm the past few weeks, even as high as 50 degrees (!!) I was unpleasantly surprised to wake up to snow this morning. I don’t mind looking at snow, but driving in it is another story. I […]

One Of Life’s Truths: You Are What You Do

Posted on January 20th, 2011 by by Jesse Michelsen

I have this friend that I really admire for a lot of reasons. He’s a level headed guy with a calm way about him, but it is his countless little tidbits of wisdom on life that really strike me about him. A while back we were talking about hunting dogs as he is an avid […]

3 Things Nay The Child iPhone Developer Can Teach Us

Posted on January 19th, 2011 by by Jesse Michelsen

I’m sure you have all already heard of the 14 year old boy that developed the top downloaded iPhone app, bumping even the very popular Angry Birds for the top spot. It’s a pretty cool story. The boy who has grow up around technology, was prodded by friends that it would be cool to create […]

Why I Think Minimalism Is A Great Idea

Posted on January 18th, 2011 by by Jesse Michelsen

I am not a minimalist. I do, however, like to keep things around my home free of clutter. Nice and tidy really is nice. I like to buy things when I need them and pass them up when I don’t. Why You Should Consider Minimalism Minimalism doesn’t have to be as extreme as people think […]

Magic Products For New Parents! Wait, What..?

Posted on January 14th, 2011 by by Jesse Michelsen

As you may or may not know, my wife is pregnant and we will be having our third child within a month. If you have children, you know that they require a lot of “stuff” but the other night my wife and I were in a baby store looking for some boy baby bedding and […]