Archive for July, 2011

Retirement Lane

Retirement Calculators

Even if you’re a twenty-something, just starting to invest in your Roth IRA, it’s important to have at least a simple retirement goal in mind. The famous Yogi Berra said it best: If you don’t know where you’re going, you might not get there. – Yogi Berra Once you know when you want to retire […]

July 25, 2011 | 0 Comments More
RSS man

BlackBerry RSS

Many BlackBerry applications can automatically track RSS feeds and deliver them right to your phone. Applications such as Viigo and BlackBerry News Feeds will both accomplish this task. However, before you decided to bog down your BlackBerry with yet another app, first consider that BlackBerry is able to handle RSS feeds on its own. How […]

July 18, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Weekly Roundup: Interview Questions, Frappuccino, Shopping, and Retirement

Weekly Roundup: Interview Questions, Frappuccino, Shopping, and Retirement

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!  10 Companies With […]

July 15, 2011 | 1 Comment More
Increase Productivity

Work Productivity

Productivity at the office is a common issue, especially among knowledge workers sitting in front of computers all day. Regardless of what your job title, we’ve all found ourselves mindlessly clicking through Facebook albums, checking personal email, or scrolling through online articles at work. I will be the first to admit that it’s not healthy […]

July 11, 2011 | 3 Comments More
Human Cloning

Blackberry Duplicate Contacts

If you’ve noticed multiple versions of the same contact in your BlackBerry, you may be experiencing the dreaded duplicate contact problem. Duplicate contacts in your BlackBerry may not sound bad at first. However, as you may know, multiple versions of the same contact creates a problem when you need to updated someone’s contact information. You […]

July 8, 2011 | 1 Comment More