Am I the Only Loser Who Hasn’t Given a TEDx Talk?


It’s high time that I let out a rant here. Why does Mr. Groovy get to have all the fun? If he can use our website as his ranting platform, so can I. He says Robert Kiyosaki and Tony Robbins bug him? I’ll tell you who bug me—TEDx Talk presenters! There, I said it. Do … [Read more…]

Robert Kiyosaki and Tony Robbins Bug Me


Here in Charlotte, a local radio station airs Robert Kiyosaki’s syndicated show on Saturdays. I’ve caught it a couple of times while running errands with Mrs. Groovy, and I enjoyed it. He and his wife were engaging, and his guests were interesting. But I can’t claim to be a fan of Mr. Kiyosaki. In fact, … [Read more…]

Eight rather than Ten Reasons Not to Get a Bachelor’s Degree


Special Note In the comments section, James from RetirementSavvy called me out on reasons 6, 7, and 8. Here’s his exact rebuke. Also, reasons 6-8 strike me more as an attempt to make political points and not real points about the value of attaining a college degree. I respect James a lot, so I naturally … [Read more…]

Workplace Acronyms: The Bane of My Existence


I work for a company that does TPL for numerous state Medicaid departments and CMS. For the first five years of my TPL career, I was assigned to SGS. Then my Charlotte office was closed and all its functions were moved to Irving, TX. Fortunately for me, I was allowed to keep my job and … [Read more…]