This week’s Weekend Reading List is short — just three articles — but the articles themselves are longer than usual. The first article is political, the second is for Beatles lovers, and the last for Apple fans. Enjoy! “The Case Against Trump (and why some of your friends and family no longer want to speak to you)” Make sure you’ve taken your blood pressure medication … [Read more...] about Weekend Reading List
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As my Facebook friends know, I love corn-on-the-cob. Most of our corn this summer has been purchased at Snyder Farms in Perkasie, PA, one dozen ears at a time. After husking and silking one of our most recent purchases, I was playing with a few ears while the others were cooking, resulting in these photos. The main purpose of this post isn't just to show off the corn but … [Read more...] about Playing With My Food
Lost Wages Assistance Program Good news! Pennsylvania has finally been approved to pay an extra $300/week in disaster-assistance benefits as part of the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) Program from the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA). That means if you’re already collecting unemployment compensation because of COVID-19, you may be eligible to receive … [Read more...] about News and Notes 5
First, to clarify, I’m not saying that putting money in the stock market is gambling, but some people do believe that. This post is not investing advice — it’s history I’ve learned over the years of saving for retirement. There are no affiliate links in this post, nor do I have any interest in the companies mentioned in this post, except for owning a few shares of … [Read more...] about Gambling: Lottery Ticket or Stock Market?
Here’s my recommended weekend reading list for this weekend — a few articles and blog posts I found interesting this week. Ron Sider’s Blog Dr. Ron Sider, a retired professor from Messiah University, is one of my favorite bloggers. I’m posted links to some of his posts before. His latest post today explains in detail why he will vote for Joe Biden for president. He … [Read more...] about Weekend Reading List
One year ago today I got my Apple Card (the credit card from Apple/Goldman Sachs). It’s hard to believe it’s been a year already, and I wouldn’t have even thought about it if Facebook hadn’t reminded me this morning (thanks, Facebook) after posting about it last year. I have used it almost exclusively for my purchases since I received it last year (I’ll mention the … [Read more...] about Apple Card — One Year Later