How To Build A Treasury Bill Ladder

If you’re familiar with the financial independence book Your Money or Your Life, you’re probably also familiar with their focus on treasury bills. Here’s one way to start building up your own collection of these bits of wealth and investment: Link: How To Build A Treasury Bill Ladder: A Visual Guide � My Money Blog. … Read more

Rereading Harry Potter

With Book 7, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, coming out in July, it’s time for me to once again do my pre-release ritual: re-read every book in the series. I’ve just finished Book 4 (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire), and started Book 5 (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix) over … Read more

A Switcher’s Guide to Windows and Mac Differences and Equivalents

Some friends recently Switched to Mac, and Apple Matters published this not long after. I’ve been on Mac for going on 2 years now, and of course am still learning stuff. This piece gives a very comprehensive breakdown of what to expect: Link: Apple Matters | A Switcher’s Guide to Windows and Mac Differences and … Read more

The Bier Stein

Whether for a bite to eat and some beer to drink, or to grab a few bottles for some St. Paddy’s fun, be sure to head over to the Bier Stein on 11th & Mill. This is our favorite beer joint in town, not only for the excellent (and ever-changing) taps, but also for the … Read more

Free espresso at the Wandering Goat

Friday afternoons from 4-7p.m., head to the Wandering Goat for a free shot of some wonderful espresso. The Goat is a new coffee shop in town, open till 11 p.m. and located at 2nd & Madison in Eugene’s Whiteaker neighborhood. And then stick around. This could well become our new favorite coffee shop — or, … Read more

Starbucks at the Crossroads: Disruption Junction

Starbucks is having a bit of a spiritual crisis — and may be trying to win back its soul. Here’s a breakdown of an interesting corporate memo, and what it means for one of the world’s best-known brands: Link: Starbucks at the Crossroads: Disruption Junction | Marketing Profs.

Term Life Insurance That Pays You for Living: Return of Premium

Term life insurance has been on my mind a while now, and this type of policy — where at the end of its term you get your premium back (if you’re alive, that is) — is news to me, and definitely something to look into further: Link: Term Life Insurance That Pays You for Living: … Read more

Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager – Blame Society Productions – Matt Sloan and Aaron Yonda

A friend of ours mentioned this ages back, and I only just got around to so much as looking at the homepage. But that’s all right, as I’m sure the shenanigans of Chad Vader will provide many an evening’s amusement: Link: Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager – Blame Society Productions – Matt Sloan and Aaron … Read more

Key steps ahead for Broadway

The past couple of years decades have been hype and frustration, hype and frustration, when it comes to downtown Eugene. If Eugene manages not to be its own worst enemy, might this latest plan actually do some good for our moribund downtown? Link: Key steps ahead for Broadway – The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon, USA. Build … Read more

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