Archive for March 2015

Getting divorced? Time to party!!!

Getting divorced?  Time to party!!!
To be honest, the first time I heard about a divorce party I thought it sounded like a horrible idea. Divorce isn’t supposed to be a good thing, and celebrating it just seemed wrong. But the more I thought about it, the more I came around to the opinion that there are some legitimate reasons... Read more »

What to do when a crazy person is trying to ruin your life

What to do when a crazy person is trying to ruin your life
I got a call the other day which was not unlike many other calls I’ve gotten in the past.  A woman meets a great guy and they start dating.  Things are going fantastic until one day she gets a phone call telling her what a whore she is.  The next day she comes out to... Read more »

In defense of Geek Girl and those that write the truth

In defense of Geek Girl and those that write the truth
As someone who makes their living off of a website, I’m not the most technologically advanced person out there nor am I in to the latest things or gaming (I don’t even have Netflix) which is why until last week I had never heard of Geek Girl Chicago. It’s a very well written blog on... Read more »
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I was negligent so I'm going to sue myself

I was negligent so I'm going to sue myself
This couldn’t happen in Illinois, but I still find it interesting. A Utah woman is suing herself for the death of her husband. She was driving their car when there was an accident and the car flipped. Her husband died from injuries sustained in the crash. The wife is suing herself for wrongful death, claiming... Read more »

Facebook after death and other online ghosts

There are well-established ways to pass along property and assets when you die. A simple will can do this any number of ways. You can also easily set up guardians for young children, as well as name a trusted person who will act as your executor and tie up all the loose ends after you... Read more »

When my fraternity had their SAE Oklahoma type moment

When my fraternity had their SAE Oklahoma type moment
I joined a fraternity at Miami University almost 25 years ago. Miami has a very large Greek system and at least four national fraternities were founded there. You could have a great student life without being in the Greek system and my closest friend and business partner did just that while we were there. But... Read more »
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Am I 10 years or less from dying?

Am I 10 years or less from dying?
There are two things that I think about every day in my job that I hope won’t happen any time soon or at all.  Death and divorce. I have a rock solid, fantastic marriage with an amazing wife, so I’m not worried about divorce. But when you talk to people who are getting divorced (or... Read more »

American Airlines is a joke and treats their customers like crap

I usually fly Southwest Airlines, but over the weekend I flew American to Dallas because I had miles I wanted to use and the airport American flies in to is much closer to my friend’s house. I’ve flown American before, but until you get on the plane, you forget how much better the in flight... Read more »

Another way to get unearned fees back from your lawyer

Another way to get unearned fees back from your lawyer
When you pay your lawyer a retainer up front, it’s still your money until the lawyer earns it, which means that they do actual work on your case. You are basically giving them a pot of money from which they can take out their fee, piece by piece, as they earn it. It gives them... Read more »
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