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Why You Should Write “For Deposit Only” On Checks As Soon As You Receive Them

Since I was writing another article about checks, How To Sign A Check Over To Someone Else, I thought I would share another useful tidbit about checks and banking. When you receive a check from another person, you should immediately indorse (that is, sign the back of) that check and write the words “For Deposit [...]

How To Sign A Check Over To Someone Else

As a local slumlord, I rent to a lot of tenants who don’t have their own checking accounts. What they do have, though, are checks made out to them from their employer. And I want ‘em. I’m kidding – I’m not really a slumlord. (Honest!) But I do occasionally need to accept & deposit checks [...]

A How-to Guide to Making Fruit Smoothies at Home

I’m a big fan of smoothies. Both kinds – fruit smoothies and so-called “green” smoothies that contain leafy greens like spinach and kale. After realizing that I was spending quite a bit of money at Jamba Juice, I decided to learn how to make smoothies at home. When I got started, I looked around for [...]

How To Fix Your Kindle 2 When It Won’t Charge

Egad! My Kindle stopped charging! I settled in to bed the other night and grabbed my Amazon Kindle, looking to pick up where I left off in The Hades Factor. I was met with a familiar “Your battery is running low” message, so I plugged the Kindle in to the charger for the night and [...]

How to extend the life of your disposable razor blades

Razor blades are expensive. At an average cost of roughly $2.50 per “premium” blade (such as Schick Quattro or Gillette Fusion), a well-groomed man can easily spend hundreds of dollars on replacement blades each year. ┬áThankfully, there are a few things you can do to maximize the life of your razor blades. In fact, I [...]

How to fix the cursor ball on a Blackberry 8830

I have an 8830 World Edition phone. The problem is that the ball cursor doesn’t work that well when I scroll. I searched for some answers to this problem and was able to find a few tips. Here are a few ways to fix the problem: Press down firmly on the ball and roll it [...]


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