When all the news reports came out a few weeks ago about the dangers of radon-emitting granite countertops, we got worried. The previous owners installed $4,000 worth of granite in the kitchen and we had no idea if we were poisoning ourselves or … [Read more...] about Testing Your Home and Granite Countertops for Radon Gas
Archives for September 2008
J. Money at Budgets are Sexy wonders what salary it would take before he thought he was rich. For him, $150,000 per year would make him feel like Mr. J Moneybags, but I have a different perspective. When I was young (like 20 years ago), six … [Read more...] about Am I rich? Do you think you’re rich?
The Washington Post had an interesting article highlighting how China's outsourcing appeal is dimming in the wake of rising energy prices and a few other economic and social factors: Soaring energy costs, the falling dollar and inflation are cutting … [Read more...] about Bringing the Jobs Back Home
A few weeks ago, I told you how we sold our old Pontiac Grand Am to my wife's godparents for their daughter to use in college. Well, I also told you what I thought about buying a car for your kid, especially if they've done nothing to earn that … [Read more...] about Kids with Cars: Friends Not Included
Dear Tech Support, Last year, I upgraded from Boyfriend 5.0 to Husband 1.0 and noticed a distinct slow down in overall system performance, particularly in the flower and jewelry applications (which operated flawlessly under Boyfriend 5.0). In … [Read more...] about Dear Tech Support: Husband 1.0 Not Working
If you want to know which Personal Finance blogs I subscribe to, then click on over to my Personal Finance Reader List page. The prior update was June 4, and I just updated it again yesterday. Right now there are 75 blogs on the list (including my … [Read more...] about Updated My Personal Finance Reader List: Sept 4, 2008