Living with the cat – Chapter 4

Actually, I think there is no such option as. Do I buy a rabbit or am I going to buy a chicken? Am I interested in a cat or a dog? You must feel deep within yourself, what attracts you. Many people have both, as well as the cat and the dog. It works well, it takes some time, but […]

Investing in Real Estate for Beginners: Apartment Complexes

Here are some real estate investing tips for beginners considering investing in apartment complexes. Many commercial property consultants with an opinion say that apartment complexes with more than 150 units are the properties to buy, not necessarily true. Multi-family units are indeed a solid investment. However, what you really want to invest in is where you can earn the most […]

Choosing a jazz band for your party

After many years of organizing jazz bands for all types of events, I am struck by the similarity of how most of our clients apply. It says something like this: “We are looking for a jazz band to play at our wedding / book launch / family fun day / sixtieth birthday / store opening, etc.” … “Oh yeah, we […]

How much do umpires earn?

As a general rule, referee pay is very consistent and uniform. A new referee and an experienced referee working on the same game generally receive the same rate. However, larger organizations (eg a youth league) will occasionally pay umpires of different experience at different rates. Unsurprisingly, referee pay varies across the country. What an umpire gets working on a 12u […]

Golden rules for getting organized

There are many different methods, tools, and rules for organizing, and many of them are specific to a person’s preferences, personality, and lifestyle. One person might choose to use a PDA to keep daily reminders and to-do lists, while another would prefer a small pocket notebook. It’s about what works for you, not someone else! However, there are some golden […]