Solid state drives finally got cheap enough to tempt me to buy one. But my quandary was this: my old hard drive contained 700+ gigabytes of data, while the new SSD only can accommodate 64 gigabytes. I figured it out; … Continue reading
I have a friend who is contemplating buying a first house with his girlfriend. Having owned two houses, and having purchased both while involved with girlfriends, I thought I could share some thoughts. Names changed to protect the innocent. [Friend], … Continue reading
I was looking for an article on leveraged ETFs on marketwatch.com. So I searched the site for the phrase “leveraged ETFs.” Check out the first two results:
“Whatever man builds, all of man’s industrial efforts, all his computations and calculations, all the nights spent working over draughts and blueprints, invariably culminate in the production of a thing whose sole and guiding principle is the ultimate principle of … Continue reading
I’ll let you in on a little secret. Aperture lets you take photos that look like this and turn them into photos that look like this.
Father’s Day 2011 was marked by nearly unflyable weather, with low 2200-foot ceilings and unstable air. I had never taken my Dad flying before so wanted to treat him with a flight to Independence, Oregon, (7S5) for breakfast at the … Continue reading
These formulas are essential knowledge for the CFA Level 2 exam and any candidate needs to memorize them. Unfortunately, the way they are presented in the text makes them very difficult to memorize. The key to remembering them is to … Continue reading