Category: services

The Travail of Canceling SugarSync: A How To.

The Travail of Canceling SugarSync: A How To.

[Update: 10/28/16 – Some international users of SugarSync have reported issues using the link I included in this post. Thanks to Bill & JN for an updated link that appears to work internationally as well:...

What You Didn’t Know About Canceling Your Health Insurance Through Healthcare.gov

What You Didn’t Know About Canceling Your Health Insurance Through Healthcare.gov

I recently moved into a new part-time position which then became a full-time position and thereupon provided benefits including health insurance. Up until that point Sheila and I had been being hit with fairly...

Vouch – A Nifty Idea for Lending

Vouch – A Nifty Idea for Lending

Technology has enabled a number of innovative financial technologies that provide advantages to the consumer – Bitcoin with its anonymity and ability to transfer funds without exchange fees, mobile check deposits supported by most...

Dear Spotify

Dear Spotify

I’ve been using Spotify for 2+ years now, it deserves a longevity award. It also deserves some sort of honor for being one of the few subscription services I dole out for on a...

When is Good: Taking the Stress Out of Scheduling

When is Good: Taking the Stress Out of Scheduling

Once upon a long time ago I thought about writing a review of Doodle, an online scheduling tool for simplifying the process of creating meets in which all participants can actually participate. Recently I...

What You Didn’t Know About Your Local Library.

What You Didn’t Know About Your Local Library.

Growing up I went to a tiny local library. Its hours were sporadic and it sprawled over the first floor of an 1800’s residential home that had been retrofitted for that use. It was...

Yes, My Toothbrushes Come in the Mail By Subscription.

Yes, My Toothbrushes Come in the Mail By Subscription.

Back in September 2013 I wrote about DollarShaveClub which delivers inexpensive and quality razors to your home on a recurring basis for an affordable subscription fee. Not surprisingly, others have jumped on the subscription bandwagon...

How Good is Dr. Amen’s BrainFitLife?

How Good is Dr. Amen’s BrainFitLife?

Introduction I’m a fan of Dr. Daniel Amen. I’ve read several of his books and think his ideas about SPECT scans fascinating – if controversial. I appreciate the way he tries to determine exactly...

Postable Expands to Holiday Cards

Postable Expands to Holiday Cards

I wrote a while back about a nifty new company (Postable) that offered beautiful and humorous thank you cards at reasonable prices – which they mailed directly to your desired recipient with your message...