Consumer Spending Is The Backbone Of GDP

Monday, January 4, 2010, 6:58 AM | 2 Comments

Gross Domestic Product is commonly known as the GDP of a country. Economists and finance experts say that the main engine of the U.S. economy is consumer spending which accounts for two-thirds of the GDP. So let’s say nobody buys anything – I mean nothing at all – the U.S. economy might collapse. It might […]



How To Customize Archives Page With A Twist Of Ads

Sunday, January 3, 2010, 11:13 AM | 2 Comments

Traditionally, most bloggers have a link to Archives and Site Map on their blogs. The main purpose of the Site Map is to generate XML file that you can upload to your domain under public_html. Plug-Ins are used to generate Site Map. Along with the XML file, the utility will generate a site map which […]



Reverse Mortgage Lenders Might Put Older Homeowners At Risk

Saturday, January 2, 2010, 6:00 AM | 4 Comments

Reverse mortgage by its very nature is targeted towards seniors – age 62 or older – as against sub-prime market where everyone got screwed regardless of age. Sub-prime went down the drain so the story goes or at least we are being led to believe it did. You know that the National Consumer Law Center […]



To Get Ahead at Work, Understand How Your Organization Works

Friday, January 1, 2010, 2:41 AM | Leave Comment

To get ahead at work and advance in your career, start learning about the inner workings of your organization. The following are but a few ways you can do that. Always be a part of the solution: Understand how things work at your job Learn as much as you can about the organization you are […]



Mortgage Lenders Profit From Foreclosure Not Modification

Monday, December 28, 2009, 6:33 AM | 3 Comments

The Federal Government initiated a program a while back called the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). The basic logic behind it was to make loan modification easier and perhaps simpler for the consumers so that they would avoid foreclosure on their homes. But guess what? The lending institutions – perhaps your neighborhood bank as well, […]



How To Display Different Ads In Separate Categories

Sunday, December 27, 2009, 2:10 AM | 1 Comment

If you have more than one category like I do on this blog and you want to display ads according to the topic of the category, then you need to add some php code to your theme files. I use WordPress platform so this is targeted towards that. I created a file and named it […]



To get ahead at work, you need to genuinely help others

Saturday, December 26, 2009, 1:29 AM | Leave Comment

Regardless whether you are an introvert or extrovert, you need to help others wholeheartedly and selflessly to get ahead at work. There are two major ways to accomplish that. If you are an extrovert, you would be in a better position socially to know important people so they can help you climb up the corporate […]



5 Simple Changes To Your Approach For Finding Your Next Job

Friday, December 25, 2009, 4:40 AM | Leave Comment

I sincerely hope you have a job – like close to 93% of folks do – and are gainfully employed. But if you are still looking for a job and these days sometimes it seems getting harder and harder to get your next job, then you might want to follow some or all the 5 […]



How To Switch Hosts With Minimal Downtime

Thursday, December 24, 2009, 2:15 AM | 2 Comments

Sometimes you are not happy with your host service provider and you want to switch to another server. There is a way to do it without your visitors knowing it. As long as you take one step at a time and be methodical about it, you can switch over successfully. Here is a step-by-step approach […]



Enhance Your Career Soft Skill Set

Wednesday, December 23, 2009, 7:18 AM | Leave Comment

If you have a job and I hope you do – more than 92% of the folks do – along with other new year resolutions you may have, you can take steps to enhance your career skills set or make it more valuable to current and prospective employers. Some folks were born with having soft […]