Moral Monday – How Far Will You Go For Adequate Service?

Recent articles written about problems at Costco (caused by both parties) have sparked some good debate about business ethics and morals. So in that frame of mind, I’d like to have a regular segment discussing deep and not so deep moral and ethical dilemmas.  Please help by voicing your opinion at the end of the […]


The DoughRoller Weekly RoundUp (I Want a Candwich Edition)

Being the first to think of something that will change the world is not an easy task.  First, you have to come up with the idea, then spend countless months and years developing it, not to mention millions of dollars.  Only then, can you market your idea, show it’s usefulness and hopefully retire with a […]


Comcast Has Lost My Business Forever

I guess you can call me old fashioned, but when I find something I like, I stick with it.  Living in Miami for the last eight years, the only real cable provider in my area has been Comcast, so that is who has been servicing my cable and internet connection. I’ve been patient, I’ve been […]


When Good Credit Ain’t Good Enough

In both comments and e-mail, a lot of readers have had a similar complaint recently—they have good credit, but the still get denied for a credit card. In some cases, they even have the interest rates on their current cards raised substantially. So what’s going on here? Why do folks with good credit sometimes get […]


How To Separate Finances During a Divorce

Let’s be honest. Divorce is painful, even when it’s amicable.  It hurts you emotionally, and there is no way to escape from this fact. How badly divorce can hurt you financially, though, depends in part on how you deal with separating your finances from those of your ex pre- and post-divorce. In most marriages, one […]


7 Tips to Help Manage Your Finances When Out of Work

With the unemployment rate hovering at 9.5% and 80.4% of the nation’s 78.4 million families having at least one unemployed family member, it would be wise for us all to recognize that there is no such thing as true job security. Many of us find ourselves out of a job having been gainfully employed for […]