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Excel Random Number Generation

Whether you need to select a sample or need test data, Microsoft Excel is capable of generating random numbers which can satisfy these requirements and many more. Excel has two key functions which relate to the generation of random numbers: RAND() and RANDBETWEEN(). Random Number Generation (Duplicates Are Acceptable) When randomly generating numbers, you must […]

May 7, 2012 | 0 Comments More
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“The Checklist Manifesto” Review

It is no secret that our lives depend on the successful execution of complex processes. Whether we are managing them at home or work, we are all involved with a large number of tasks at all times. Sophisticated projects surround us, ranging from urban development to investment banking to plans for responses to natural disasters […]

April 30, 2012 | 0 Comments More
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ShopSavvy Barcode Scanner

The ShopSavvy app, which is available on both Android and iPhone, is a price comparison utility which can save you a lot of money every time you shop. The app “scans” product barcodes through the built-in smartphone camera, instantly determines the product name, and compares prices on the internet and around the shopper’s physical location. […]

April 2, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Expected 2012 Price Increases and Ways to Pay Less

Expected 2012 Price Increases and Ways to Pay Less

The new year instills a sense of excitement as we resolve to improve ourselves and anticipate building upon the previous year’s successes. Corporations are also re-assessing their strategies and prices going into the new year, which will effect the consumer in various ways. According to shopping deals news site,, consumers should expect 2012 prices […]

January 2, 2012 | 2 Comments More
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Conference Call with a BlackBerry

We periodically encounter situations where another person needs to join your phone conversation. “Dialing someone in” to quickly communicate an idea or reach a consensus can be more practical (or necessary) than scheduling a formal conference call sometime in the future. Attendee Limits If you’re using your BlackBerry device on a CDMA network, you are […]

December 27, 2011 | 0 Comments More
17 Clever Living Space Ideas

17 Clever Living Space Ideas

Every once and a while we find ourselves in awe of a simple suggestion by a friend or family member. It’s one of those moments when you think to yourself, “I would’ve never thought of that!” I’ve compiled a list of clever living space ideas compiled over years of living in various homes and apartments. […]

December 12, 2011 | 3 Comments More
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Fax Online

Even though fax machines have been rendered obsolete by scanners and email for years, there are certain situations which necessitate a fax machine. If you only send a few faxes per year, it’s not worth having a phone line (approximately $25 per month) and buying your own fax machine (approximately $35) to send faxes. One […]

October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments More
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Increase Wireless Speed by Changing Wireless Channel

We all have a wide range of devices in our homes that are designed to be streaming data over Wi-Fi at any given moment, if not constantly. The wireless router is responsible for directing all of this wireless data from its origin to the correct recipient. If you are in a crowded neighborhood or apartment […]

October 4, 2011 | 1 Comment More
The Bogleheads Guide to Investing

“The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing” Review

Anyone interested in learning about investing has probably felt overwhelmed by the amount of financial literature to choose from. How do you even know where to start? A search for the keyword “investing” yields over 50,000 results in the “Books” category alone on If you’re currently in this situation, look no further.┬áThe Bogleheads’ Guide […]

August 29, 2011 | 2 Comments More
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Weekly Roundup: Debtors, Personal Finance, 2011 Deals, and the Demise of Cable

The Weekly Roundup is a collection of online articles from the past week that I found particularly noteworthy, educational, or enjoyable. The articles typically fit into the technology and finance themes of Modern Saver, but there are no rules. Please post your reactions in the Comment section and have a good weekend! Extreme Debtors – […]

August 12, 2011 | 1 Comment More