Archive for the ‘Personal Finance’ Category

How Do You Rank Yourself? Introducing the player in PF Blog Ranking

Posted on October 19th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

There is something to be said about ranking yourself when it comes to finance, in fact in just about every situation in life, we humans like to classify and rank ourselves; it’s only natural 🙂 Most people rank themselves based on income but that’s usually pretty gray as many people just guess at others income […]

Are You Familiar With Tipping Etiquette?

Posted on October 13th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

After our adventure over the weekend at the restaurant with horrible food and worse service, I realized that I didn’t tip the waiter. Tipping is something I already hate doing, not because I feel like people don’t deserve a tip for great service, but because some expect a tip for mediocre service. I hate that […]

What Is Your Service Tolerance Level?

Posted on October 12th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

Update: Soon after this experience, and prompted by all of my awesome readers, I contacted Chili’s via their Twitter account. They really went the extra mile to make things right, and I appreciate it. Check out my follow-up post detailing what they did. Thanks for caring, Chili’s. Saturday, my wife and I had an exceptionally […]

How To Make Money From Distributed Computing

Posted on September 14th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

I always like to share any ideas I have about making more money so here’s a pretty unconventional and very geeky method I came across a couple years back but finally got around to putting into action recently. Considering how geeky this method actually is to get started, yet how easy it is to maintain, […]

USAA Bank Review: My New Best Friend

Posted on September 9th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

If you’re curious why I’ve been writing about banks so much lately, here’s your answer. After reading IWTYTBR and realizing I really shouldn’t have to do business with a bank I truly despise (*Cough* Chase) because there are way too many choices out there to not be satisfied by your bank, I decided to make […]

The Wrong Way To Change Banks: My Latest Mistake

Posted on September 7th, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

Last week I wrote a few posts about banking. The reason behind that is that we just switched banks and although I wrote about all the things you need to do to insure a seamless bank move, I learned those by doing everything the wrong way. And the comment about my wife saying that the […]

Finding True Love: What Should You Look For In A Bank?

Posted on September 3rd, 2010 by by Jesse Michelsen

Choosing a bank can be almost as difficult as choosing a spouse, and traditionally lasts longer than the average US marriage! When searching for a bank, you will have certain criteria to match, and many banks will fill much of what you need, but very few will be complete solutions. Here are the things I […]

 
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