Warren Buffet on the effects of the stimulus package

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Warren Buffet’s annual report for Berkshire Hathaway published this morning had these comments on effects of stimus package: "This debilitating spiral has spurred our government to take massive action. In poker terms, the Treasury and the Fed have gone “all in.” Economic medicine that was previously meted out by the cupful has recently been dispensed […]

Accounting Software

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Update: QuickBooks Online version addressed all of my concerns and is less expensive than any other option. I consider the issue resolved. I suffered a calamity with my local accounting software last month which led me to consider options to QuickBooks. QuickBooks is such a dominant software in the small business market that in the […]

Delaware Bay Update

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A decade ago the Delaware Bay was a mess of pollution despite the tightening of laws and an increased public awareness of the importance of preserving our natural resources. Predictions of the death of the commercial fishing and shellfish industries were widely accepted. Articles like http://www.delawareriverkeeper.org/factsheets/delaware.html had a decidedly pessimistic tone.   Over the past […]

Social activism and the art of parenting

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Social activism is a right to be cherished, encouraged and exercised freely regardless of the underlying cause or point of protest. Like any parent, I’ve learned that lecturing is not an effective communication tool with my children; it is tiresome for all of us and can damage a parenting relationship. I do allow myself one exception, however, […]

Old truck

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"You can be young without money but you can’t be old without it." – Tennessee Williams I am tired of supporting people who don’t understand the importance of sound financial management. I used to be the same way and so I’ve been spending time thinking about what triggered the transformation in the hope that I can help impart that to […]