Monthly Archives: May 2011

Professional Wednesday – May 25, 2011

Professional Wednesday is canceled. The Mensch is on vacation. What a minute! How can a retired Mensch be on a vacation? Isn’t retirement one big vacation? More next time. -30-

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Potpourri

RSS Feeds If you’re paying attention there are two RSS feeds over on the right side below the list of previous posts.  What’s an RSS feed? I had to look it up myself.  Really Simple Syndication, RSS, is a way … Continue reading

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Professional Wednesday – May 18, 2011

Probabilities I had a lesson in probabilities on Professional Wednesday last week. I learned that the house or casino very rarely loses. Whether the game is Blackjack, Caribbean Stud Poker, or Five-Card Draw, the odds are that the player will … Continue reading

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A Medicare Challenge

2009 Back in 2009, when the Mensch turned 65, he applied for Medicare using the on-line method, www.medicare.gov.  It actually worked very well and the government sent my Medicare card in a timely fashion.  When I applied I made it … Continue reading

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Professional Wednesday – May 11, 2011

When you’re retired, you can move professional Wednesday to any day of the week.  I spent May 11 learning about probabilities and I’ll have more about that next week. Last week I had Professional Wednesday on Tuesday when I attended … Continue reading

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Las Vegas – Part 2

Where was I? Oh yes, I was in the Red Rock Casino after visiting Red Rock Canyon.  I saw the worst example of salesmanship and lack of professionalism while I sat at the bar playing a poker machine and not … Continue reading

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Professional Wednesday – May 4, 2011

Here’s my recommendation for today.  Subscribe to the The Wharton School of Business Knowledge sites.  There are several and one is better than the other. I subscribe to three sites: Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania, http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/, W.P. Carey School … Continue reading

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