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Use Caution When Online

One of my newest interests is researching how and why consumers are scammed online. Granted, the methods are numerous. Annoying things such as spam emails, banner ads, junk comments, and too-good-to-be-true promotions can be tuned out. It’s when black hat SEO methods are used to vault a site to the top of Google’s rankings, causing […]

Teutonic Frugality

Swedish and German lessons on how to survive the recession. 1. Save in aggregate. Only buy “stuff” with money you have on hand. Abhor credit. 2. Have an employment policy as a nation. Encourage cutting work hours over cutting individuals and forcing the rest to work harder. I particularly love the German insistence on having […]