On managing money

With the economy the way it is (and me being on my own for the first time in my life), I’ve become nearly obsessed with keeping track of my finances. It’s not particularly healthy, but I think I’ve finally been able to maintain a healthy sense of balance by using three free* tools: Mint, Burn and Buddi. Track everything – MintMint.com is wonderful. I can’t say enough about it. I had privacy concerns at first, but their “security” explanation page … Read More

On enterprising stories through Twitter

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Several months ago, I decided to create a Twitter account for the station. Being a total newbie at the whole Twitter thing, I asked the 17 or so followers we had what I could do to make it better, and Jeff Moriarty (@jmoriarty) kindly obliged. Fast forward to two weeks ago. I’m in the middle of a weekly journalism discussion when Jeff sends me a direct message (a private message sent only to me): Pssst… question for ya: Have you … Read More