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WordCamp San Francisco 2011

wordcamp sf 2011

I started my first WordPress blog, a food blog called YummySF, in 2006. If you don’t know, WordPress is a free website platform that is now being used to make major websites. At my last job, we built conference and event websites using WordPress. During the past weekend, I attended Wordcamp San Francisco, the biggest […] Read more…

Mr. Rebates – Cash Back for Online Shopping

mr rebates

Mr. Rebates is an online shopping rebate program, where you earn cash back every time you shop from their list of online merchants. I signed up for Mr. Rebates last year, made some purchases, and totally forgot about it. When I logged in and checked my account, I had almost $10 in rebates. If I […] Read more…

How to Ask For a Raise

how to ask for raise

Most of us are familiar with the frustration that comes with waiting for a raise. You don’t want to ask directly because you’re afraid it may cause problems and your boss hasn’t exactly initiated the conversation, either. HR services can only get you so far and walking that tightrope can be tricky. How do you […] Read more…

How to Increase Your Chances of Winning the Lottery

how to increase your chance of winning lottery

Recently, I saw a segment on the Rachael Ray Show about how to increase your chances of winning the lottery. Her guest, Richard Lustig, wrote a book, How to Increase Your Chances of Winning the Lottery, since he won the lottery seven times. I don’t really advocate playing the lottery instead of looking for a […] Read more…

3 Ways to Earn More Cash Back


Credit cards that offer rewards have powerful incentives to use them irresponsibly. Rewards can take the form of points, redeemable for certain goods or cash offered in return for purchases. For example, major credit card companies like Chase offer anywhere from .5% to 2% return on cash purchases. A credit card user who made a […] Read more…

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