Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks are step by step guides with screenshots when available of freeware (free PC or Mac programs) to optimize your PC for improved functionality.

45-Second De-Stress Tips

If you’re anything like me, you wake up in the morning, hit the ground running, and only stop thinking about your job when your head hits the pillow. So, needless to say, I occasionally have days where I’m stressed out of … Continue reading

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Get What Matters Done by Scheduling Time Blocks

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            The things that matter most to you need to be scheduled — no matter what The demands on our time are greater now than ever before. With information coming at us faster than we … Continue reading

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Want to Compare the Cost and Time of Driving Versus Flying for Your Next Trip?

With both gas and airline ticket prices skyrocketing, it may be hard to tell whether driving or flying is the better value (in terms of both money and time). This “Fly or Drive Calculator” can help you wisely plan your … Continue reading

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Strange (But Useful) Human Tricks

You’ve heard the children’s song about how the hip bone is connected to the leg bone, which is connected to the foot bone, right? Turns out there are a lot of odd, secret connections and tricks inside your body that … Continue reading

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Five tips for using Ccleaner to degunk your system

There are a lot of tools out there that handle a lot of tasks, from antivirus tools that also clean your drive of  temporary files and make you coffee to tools that promise to “make your computer faster.” But few … Continue reading

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How far will my salary go in another city?

Thinking about making a major move to another city? Another state?  Before such a thought is even considered – a great site to visit is http://cgi.money.cnn.com/tools/costofliving/costofliving.html, compare the cost of living in 2 cities and know first up such things … Continue reading

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Save $3,000 and Improve Your Home’s Value by Doing These Easy Projects Yourself

If you’re a homeowner who likes working outside, consider doing these home-improvement projects yourself. You’ll save at least 50% of what hiring a professional would cost. These projects require more grunt work than talent and only a small investment in … Continue reading

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