Monthly Archives: March 2008

Getting Punk’d on April 1

Are you a master prankster or are you the frequent victim of an Ashton Kutcher wanna-be? Either way you could win a fun prize from the YDR. The business staff wants to know about your April Fool’s Day shenanigans. Leave … Continue reading

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Love/Hate the iPhone

Picture this: Joey and Susy are sitting in the living room talking about baseball players who have been inducted into the Hall of Fame trying to remember who the inductees were a few years back. Susy is positive it was … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania a poor market to sell hope?

Barack Obama is doing well in most of the United States, including small, rural states that have voted Republican since before I was born. But not in Pennsylvania. Hillary Clinton has a double-digit lead by most accounts. And I think … Continue reading

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Office gyms

I don’t work at one of those offices that have a gym inside them for employees to use and I’ve always been kind of happy about that fact. I like working out in private (or as private as a regular … Continue reading

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Spend or save?

On Sunday, I wrote a column on how I planned to save, rather than spend, my tax rebate check. Check out the story at: http://ydr.inyork.com/ci_8656583 So far, I’ve received some interesting responses to my story. Here are two comments that … Continue reading

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A recession or depression?

The New York Times today outlined why the current economic climate is both different from past recessions AND still not in a place to cause a depression. It’s a little scary, but a pretty honest look at what could happen … Continue reading

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IRA at 15?

Earlier this week, I attended a seminar for parents on how to teach children to be financially responsible. And even though it was geared toward kids’ saving and spending habits, I found that I was learning quite a bit. For … Continue reading

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Zero-down, negative amortization, no-doc, adjustable-rate mortgages

Do you know what that means? Basically, if you do, you probably got rich in the post-9/11 years. If you don’t, then you probably lost or came close to losing everything. See why here.

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March Madness

As I’ve mentioned in many previous posts, I am a huge sports fan. So it should come as no surprise to anyone that I was fairly excited about the start of the NCAA basketball tournament. I wrote a story for … Continue reading

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Almost walkin’ time again

One of the perks of the parking situation for the York Revolution’s baseball games (that the parking is in city and private lots blocks away) is that it provides foot traffic passed some of downtown York’s small shops and restaurants. … Continue reading

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