Trading Answers

Recently I had the pleasure of attending a business breakfast jointly sponsored by a local neighborhood organization, a bank and a popular restaurant. The first is known as St. Marks Area Main Street association (SMAMS), the second is Eastern Bank and the third is the Ashmont Grill. (See more on on SMAMS at

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Carrot And Stick

When you hear the word incentives what does it conjure in your mind? Expectation? Suspicion? Dread? (like a drill sargeant's promise to "give you Incentive?")

Generally speaking, an incentive is something you want isn't it? Something that will stimulate you to do certain things in order to get it.
Sometimes those things can be difficult, sometimes not.

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Sharing And Selling

When I started this blog I said that product reviews would be part of it.

Some of the reviews have included links to participate and/or purchase because the concept was appealing and contributes to one of the other major themes of this blog: discovering ways of establishing independence.

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