Furniture Repair

I have only purchased a few new pieces of furniture in my life. The last new item I bought was a mattress. Otherwise, my house is mainly filled with mismatched used furniture. I recently needed to repair an old chest of drawers that had worn out slides. The slides were

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Inflation Fear

May is bringing a continuation of the selloff in tech and growth stocks. Any company that uses micro chips has been especially hard hit. I worked in the electronics industry and it seems like there was always a shortage of chips. It doesn’t help if your company has a poor

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MEME Stocks

Buying stocks from companies that are hyped by online investment gurus will often leave you with losses. By the time you hear about the stock, it is usually too late. High volatility is common and if you get in after the peak, you will end up with a stock that

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Online Grocery Routine

In a previous post, I gave details of my first online grocery shopping experience. It has been 5 months now and I thought I would post an update. I haven’t gone into a grocery store to buy food since that first time. Our online grocery shopping routine usually starts on

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2020 Income

In the fall of 2019 I had to estimate my income for 2020 to qualify for health insurance assistance. The estimate I came up with was $19440. That’s about 70% less than my income from the previous year. Unemployment was $8000, dividends and interest gave me another $8000. Ebay sales

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