Back to School Savings by Cheryl Johnson
... I love my kids, but don't love those long summer days playing referee to numerous sibling conflicts between three teens and one pre-teen, each individually determined to have the day go their way. Two and a half months later I'm ready to all but push them out the door to go back to school! But really, I have to congratulate the kids. That no-one suffered severe injury during all that head butting is truly a miracle! Safely surviving the summer, they now get ready to bravely walk the halls ...
Political Jokes Topped in Florida - Politician Humor by Lindsey Williams
... During the Nixon Watergate scandal, Democrats had loved to quote Republican Sen. Howard Baker’s piercing question: “What did he know, and when did he know it?” During Reagan’s Iran-contra affair, Dems added a pinch of humor that simultaneously twitted his dilemma and his alleged senility: “What did he know, and when did he forget it?” President Reagan, the consummate actor, maintained his likeability throughout two terms with memorable humor. Of his distaste for big government, he liked ...
Nice Guys Finish First by Tom Richard
... We love what we do and would love the opportunity to serve you." The owner didn't know what to do. Confused and frustrated, he laid out all of the new proposals on his desk and tried to make sense of them. Some had free products in one category and full priced products in another, while others had discounted products across all categories. "Why did these salespeople wait until the last minute to give me these options?" he wondered. Feverishly pounding away at his calculator, the owner’s ...
Halloween Takes A Hit; Ghosts And Vampires Are Now Scientifically Impossible by Tom Attea
... Efthimiou (don't you just love this guy's fit-for-a-monster name?) has determined that ghosts actually violate Newton's law of action and reaction. How so? If ghosts walk, their feet apply force to the floor, which means they're made of something. But, if they can go through walls, they have to be without substance. What? Ghosts who want entrance to your home are now reduced to showing up at your door, like ordinary trick or treaters? How frightening is that, especially since you can always ...
Does Your Financial Plan Belong in a Cartoon? by Neal Frankle
... Your next step is to Google “retirement planning calculator” so you can find a variety of online free calculators. Input the information you calculated from the two prior steps to determine if you are on track. If not, here are two tips that can help fix your plan: 1.Just because you can tap into your IRA accounts at age 59-1/2 doesn’t mean you have to. Chances are, you’re going to live a lot longer than you think. It’s not unusual for folks to live into their nineties and beyond.
Let's Take a Look Back in Time to See How the Computer has Evolved by John Gibb
... These computers were massive machines, filling a large room (in some cases, a whole building) and yet having less computing power than a simple calculator does today. Reprogramming them often required extensive amounts of physical rewiring, as the only way the computer knew what to do was by how it was connected together. Still, these computers were helpful in the war effort – most famously, the British code-breaking computers at Bletchley Park that broke the Germans’ code is widely thought ...
What Does A Free Weight Loss Program Have To Offer by Douglas Taylor
... Body Fat Calculator. This is a great tool when looking to set up a weight loss program as this tool will help to determine just how much body fat you have and just how much of it you will need to lose. Again there is no need to pay a fee to use this handy tool. 3. A good free weight loss program on the net will offer to provide you with details relating to the types of foods that you can eat as well as providing you with healthy recipes. They will often have a database that has been set up ...
Top Ten Tips (Part 1) by Elaine Currie
... People now have electronic calculators to do
their mathematical thinking for them but nothing has replaced the need to
understand basic grammar. Please don’t make the mistake of relying on
the “grammar check” on your word processor: I am not saying that this
tool is entirely without merit but, if you do not know the rules yourself,
you can create hilarious results by going along with the recommendations
of your word processing package. Another good thing about the rules of
grammar is ...