Cutting the Cord

“To Sling or not to Sling……?” That is the question I’d been pondering for awhile. Actually, the real question was if I’d had enough of high-cost monthly bills from my satellite television provider and was finally ready to do something about it. When I first bought my house nearly 20 years ago, one of my […]

Toys in the Attic

Last week one of the worst kept secrets in U.S. business news was finally confirmed: Toys R Us is all done. I wasn’t shocked or surprised. Financial and mainstream news sites have been predicting it for over a year now. Like anything else though, the official confirmation of it always stings. I don’t know exactly […]

ESPN Layoffs In case you hadn’t heard, the ax fell big time today for many of ESPN’s on-air talent. Most folks let go were on expiring contracts and they weren’t offered extensions. Others were offered buyouts. Some of the more notable names included longtime NFL reporter Ed Werner, former NFL QB Trent Dilfer, baseball analyst extraordinaire […]

Death of the Retail Stores

As we all know, retail stores across America are in a downward spiral that won’t ever spiral upward again. In the past several years we’ve witnessed various chains either downsize or close their stores altogether. Just last month an Indiana-based electronics and appliance chain, hhgregg, began the full liquidation of their entire chain. Though it’s […]