Cell Phone Danger

My 12 and 11 year old kids have asked me at least a couple of times for a cell phone, my response was simply “No. You don’t need it.” In my mind, they are too young to have cell phones. Yes, some of their friends have cell phones. But it doesn’t mean they should have it too.  There has been so much information…
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Social Networking Tools – A Blessing In Times Of Need

Social networking sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn are wonderful and powerful tools for keeping people connected in their personal and professional lives. But I didn’t realize that social networking tools can be such a blessing in times of need until recently. When my pastor at Spirit of Life Bible Church, Frank Sanders, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last month, his…
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Are You An Innie Or An Outie?

Are you an Innie or an Outie, Introvert or Extrovert? Introversion or extroversion is a type of temperament, a central dimension of human personality. It is innate and not something you can change. Martin Olsen Laney in her book “The Introvert Advantage” talks about the following three characteristic differences between introverts and extroverts. 1. How they recharge…
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Good Customer Services

I have done a few posts about not so pleasant shopping experiences with overcharging. I don’t want to leave the impression that it’s all bad customer services out there. No. Actually I think most stores have great customer services. They go above and beyond to make customers happy. So in this post I would like to share…
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Ways To Protect Yourself As A Consumer

A reader left a comment to my post Overcharged at the grocery store and shared some of her bad experiences and frustrations as a consumer with being charged incorrectly, with automatic charge on credit cards, with rebates, coupons, etc. I have had all those bad experience. I learned a few things to protect myself as a…
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