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Should You Self-Host Your Blog or Website?

Two years ago, I started an experiment to see if self-hosting would be better than shared hosting for some of my websites.  I promptly split my websites between self-hosted, shared hosting, and a managed WordPress service.  I also tested out … Continue reading

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There is Nothing More Depressing Than a Bad Motivational Speaker

Today, I had the misfortune of having to sit through a motivational keynote speech at a local college.  Without a doubt, it was the worst motivational speech that I have ever heard.  I spent most of the first 30 minutes … Continue reading

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Re-hypothecation of Brokerage Accounts and What it Means to You

Update: The Wall Street Journal has picked up this topic and today posted an article entitled, “Is Your Brokerage Account Safe?”  Some of the advice contained: look for SPIC insurance and opt for “cash” accounts which restrict what the brokerage … Continue reading

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