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Why you need a Mac

October 3, 2011

For most of my life, I’ve been a computer idiot. Even the act of emailing threw me into despair. Then around 2006, I dumped the PC and switched to a […]

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Social media can be useful & fun

September 13, 2011

Facebook and Twitter are notorious time wasters. But they can also be outrageously effective power tools. If you know how to use them, these websites can connect you with people […]

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Sky Foods, the 2nd new big box food store in Flushing, reflects Asian population boom

July 21, 2011

There’s a grand opening this Saturday for yet another humongous Asian supermarket in Flushing. It’s a jaw-dropping sign that New York City’s consumer base is shifting. Imagine: The number of […]

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Forget hotels. AirBnB.com offers an affordable stay in someone’s home

January 6, 2011

I’m already fantasizing about those 2011 vacations! To preserve cash, I’ll be on AirBnB.com again. This travel listings website offers a terrific option to booking hotels. Folks use it to […]

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I am getting ahead by cutting costs

December 30, 2010

Soooo, I’m about to walk into 2011 with nearly $9,000 less in annual expenses. And even though I’m happy about this development, it also makes me feel rather pathetic. Since […]

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Ten tips for successful job hunting

December 2, 2008

I've been pretty good at finding work. I've also been pretty good at helping my friends and students with with job-hunting strategies. Here's what I know, in 10 basic tips.

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