23 Lies Disguised As Product Labels

  From our friends at Cracked, here’s a list of some things that companies do to deceive you on their label to get you to buy something.   Since I’m trying to eat healthier, I’ve gotten pretty good at reading labels these days, so you won’t see me buying Vitamin Water because it’s “healthy” (#23) and Read More…

Hearing Aids Will Be Sold OTC Soon

Well here’s some good news for us baby boomers, we may soon be able to buy hearing aids in the OTC aisles of your favorite drug store.   A hearing aid category specific to the over-the-counter arena was signed into law in August; all that remains to be created is the regulatory framework.   There is already Read More…

Another One Bites The Dust

They’re not dead yet, but the fat lady might be singing soon.  Toys ‘R’ Us has filed for bankruptcy and is yet another brick and mortar casualty to online purchasing.   Obviously parents have decided it’s easier to sit in their living room and shop for the new hot toy that little Johnny wants (sorry, Read More…

12 ridiculous phrases smart people avoid at work

  The article below is from theladders.com and I couldn’t agree more–people are inventing more and more crazy terms to describe things that are very simple.    Years ago I interviewed a guy for Management Trainee at Longs and he had been in finance his entire life.  He really had no clue what working in Read More…