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Negotiating My Way Through a Tough Decision

by SMD · 5 Comments 

In my story Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde I outlined the contradictory nature of my job/entreprenuer situation. Basically I have been working very hard at ‘getting out of the rat race’, meaning my 9 to 5 job, and just as I started to make some serious progress, I received a highly coveted “Permanent Position” as [...]

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Chitika eMiniMalls Guide

by JS · 1 Comment 

I’ve been testing the new [still in Beta] Chitika eMiniMalls banner ad system and the results have been pretty good so far. I wouldn’t call them a serious threat to Google’s Adsense, but the real beauty of these ads is that, if you configure them correctly, they can be used on the same page as [...]

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Carnival of Personal Finance #19

by SMD · 1 Comment 

It’s time for the Carnival of Personal Finance #19 at Consumerism Commentary. Flexo it the Carnival’s creator and this weeks Carnival is chalk full of interesting items: Going To CostCo With An Aching In My Heart by Jane Dough Just Because You Made Money, Don’t Assume You’re Smart by Scott on Money Is You Cheap [...]

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Pump and Dump Follow Up

As a follow up to my story about Investment Spam and Avoiding Pump and Dump stock promotion tactics. When I first looked at the spam email promoting ANDL it was trading at $1.25, which was a day after it opened trading at $1.00. By the time I wrote the story on the 11th it was [...]

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Carnival of Personal Finance Week 20

It’s Carnival time at Wealthy Web [a fellow Rich Dadder]. So check out the 20th Edition of the Carnival of Personal Finance.

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Google 2084

by SMD · 1 Comment 

Funny and relevant mash up of Google’s Search Engine and George Orwell’s 1984 …visit Google 2084. Could it be the NY Times thinks Google is getting too powerful?

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Protect Your Assets by Incorporating

I’ve never really been one for getting advice. I guess I’m the stereotypical male who, no matter how lost, won’t ask for directions. But I’ve read a lot of Rich Dad material at this point and he is constantly emphasizing the need to have a team of experts to guide your money making endeavors. So, [...]

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Domains $2.99 at Yahoo

by SMD · 5 Comments 

Just a quick heads up post, domain names are on sale at Yahoo! for $2.99. I have all my domains registered there and they do a fine job. They don’t have a transfer service so new registrations only. The other great thing is that it’s not one of these first year is $2.99 and every [...]

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Investment Spam is Funny and Sad

by SMD · 5 Comments 

When I did my guest blogger gig on Problogger’s Personal Finance blog this summer, fellow guest blogger Dimitri and I had quite a good time poking fun at the investment spam emails that we were receiving. An email that I received this morning has inspired me to continue: Profit-Picks Alert This Week: ANDL ANDL is [...]

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Online Marketing Perils

by SMD · 2 Comments 

A common strategy for online businesses is to optimize pages to capture search engine traffic on specific keyword phrases. On another one of my sites I have done that, optimizing for the name of most of the major car rental companies. Last week I received the following in my inbox: To Whom It May Concern: [...]

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