Archives for March 2014

A bad hairdresser day

Should a hairdresser be held accountable for a bald spot growing under her care? The Happy Guy ponders this mystery of life.

Long ago (about a decade ago, actually), but not so far away (just ten minutes form here, in fact), back when I had hair…

“Hey everybody!” Hairdresser Lady called out. “It’s The Happy Guy.”

“Don’t try buttering me up, Hairdresser Lady,” I warned. “It’s not going to work.” [Read more…]

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When should you refinance your mortgage to save the most money?

Some things are obvious. Refinancing your mortgage is not. Here are all the things you need to consider to make sure that refinancing actually saves you money.

When to refinance your mortgage is a much more complicated question that might appear at first glance, especially if you want to save the most money. 

There are many factors to consider before making the decision.  And if you miscalculate, you might end up paying more in the end than if you left your mortgage as it currently stands, which would kind of defeat the point of refinancing. [Read more…]

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Are warning labels on food a good idea?

Every now and then we hear people calling for warning labels on food with high salt, sugar or fat content. Is this a good idea?

We have all heard about the evils of salt, sugar and fat.  All of these are good in moderation, and are found in almost everything we eat. 

But our modern packaged-food society seems to get an overdose of all three. Most packaged foods have extra salt, sugar and fat added to provide artificial taste, texture and preservation. [Read more…]

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Selling clothes online? Check off these items first

Tips for Selling Clothes OnlineHave you ever thought of selling clothes online.  Whether it’s your own used clothes (and those of friends and relatives) or designer items that your niece has created, you need a plan!

Even if you plan to sell only your own used clothing online, there are some essentials that must be met to give yourself the best possible chance of success.

One or two missed items can mean the difference between making enough from your online store to be worthwhile and struggling to make ends meet.  So it pays to get it right from the start. [Read more…]

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