Archive for November, 2008

Previously, I had mentioned to get free credit reports at annualcreditreport.com, but how about your score? Here’s a free service, nothing to cancel, painless sign-up process, no strings attached: Credit Karma. It’s not an official FICO score, but it’s based on data from TransUnion. The site is mentioned here, and another review here. Advertisements


Vote-By-Mail

04Nov08

For all of you standing in line, here’s a tip for next time: Vote-By-Mail Yes, you have the option of mailing it in and never stepping into a polling station (however you need to mail it early on), but you also have the option of dropping your mail ballot off at ANY (not just the […]


Candy!

03Nov08

Halloween has come and gone, and while most people are excited about this October 31 holiday, I am most excited about November 1st. Why? The post Halloween candy clearance sale. This is my annual tradition where I raid the Target/Walmarts in my area for some good candy. This year I was in LA for the […]


So we “gained” an hour today — and almost everyone rejoices at this Saturday night as they realize they get an extra hour of sleep. Me? I HATE “Standard Time” (not Daylight Savings Time). Why? Because it gets dark at 5p now. Depressing. It’s dark when you go to work, and dark when you leave […]