Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Server Updates

I’ve tried to keep this server up to date but it seems like sometimes you just have to start over. Here are todays adventures. Try to find out why my contact form is blank Delete the old contact plugin that … Continue reading

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Battling StackOverflow?

I’ve been thinking about the state of this blog for the last several weeks. I upgraded my virtual server and had the opportunity to bring over the blog and associated software dependencies and data. When I first started this blog … Continue reading

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How to correctly calculate break even time on a refinance – For Math Geeks

After my last post on refinancing, I found a refinance calculator on Zillow.com that compared loans the way I suggested. It has a shortfall though, it calculates break even time with the difference in your new payment compared to the … Continue reading

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Should I refinance my house?

OK, disclaimer: I’m not a financial professional. That said, I do enjoy financial topics and am somewhat of a hobbyist. I’ve written articles in the past about how I do envelope budgeting with Gnucash for instance. That said, I’ve been … Continue reading

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Fixed my RSS feeds

I hadn’t realized I was a victim of the wp blank line bug in my RSS feeds. I found an extra space at the bottom of my wp-config.php file. Fixed. Perhaps that’ll help the rss readers out there.

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Netflix: Your parental controls break everything

Normally I’m an email kind of guy and if a site takes so many precautions to not publish any possible way to contact them except via phone, I’d just bag it altogether and choose an alternative. I actually took the … Continue reading

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