Electric Company Rates and Oil

I live in Texas and I have been very interested in recent developments with the price of oil. It is kind of weird that the prices of oil have gotten so low, and I guess that maybe the Saudi government knew what they were doing when they decided to not lower production, in order to keep the price stable. I am not sure Russia was very happy about that situation, since their economy is so dependent upon oil exports. Anyway, I want to learn more here about how the decrease in oil prices will affect the local energy prices in Texas.

I am sure that there has to be some connection here, but I am not sure if it would cause an increase in prices, or if it would cause a decrease prices. But it is something I am very interested in. I am trying to learn more about economics in general, and how politics across the world affect the economy. It is a lot more complex than I would have ever guessed before I started reading about the subject. But I am convinced I am going to be able to make progress on making sense of all of this, if I am able to continue to commit a lot of my time to learning about the subject. It is important to me to have a grasp of what is going on in the world, because I think that we all have a duty to be informed as citizens. Our country cannot run properly if our citizens are not informed, and I do not mean that they should watch the major news networks. All of those networks are biased and they dumb down stories. It is awful, and I wish that something could be done about it. But I doubt that there is anything to do.

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2015-08-14

A Scale for My Restaurant

I was looking at different price computing scales for my restaurant because we had decided to start selling bulk items to the public. I was going to just estimate on most of it, but a friend told me that could lead to a lot of trouble that I did not need to have. He explained that by getting a scale that weighs the product and also computes the price would take all of the guesswork out of it, and the people who buy the bulk items cannot say they were cheated. I didn’t think that my customers would do that to me, but I figured that he had a valid point.

I was not sure how much a scale would cost, so I wanted to make sure that it was within my means to do this first. I was surprised at the quantity of different scales available, and I knew that I was going to end up going this route. I found a company that sells quality products and has a very good reputation, and their prices are also really nice. The nice thing about the scale that I ended up getting from them is that I saved nearly 35 percent on the cost of it.

I ended up getting a scale that has the capability of weighing up to 20 pounds. It runs just on six batteries, and it reads in the measurements that I need. I sell in both pounds and ounces as far as weights go, and this scale is able to price both of them. It also can price for kilograms and grams, but I don’t use those too often. It is extremely light, it is easy to use, and all of my workers were able to learn how to use it within minutes. Small things really do save a lot of hassle in the long run!

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2015-08-14

Started to Look for a Place of My Own

Started to look for a place of my own, The situation I have now is something that was always going to be temporary and it has pretty much come to the end of things. Of course I managed to save a good bit of money and I am thinking that I shall be able to rent another house and split expenses with this one guy who is pretty good as a room mate. We are looking at http://energyproviderstexas.com and trying to figure out which power company to use if we pick this one house, but that is not something which we have decided on just yet. In fact we are keeping our plans a secret from the other guys in the house for now. We are still hoping that they will come through with their share of the bills. That would not stop us from leaving, but it would make things a lot easier on us.

The reason we need to get out of here is that the arrangement has simply broken down. It was a five way deal and it was great so long as all of us did what we had agreed that we would do. However three of the guys in the deal have not always been there to handle their end of the deal and that has made the situation untenable. If you have an arrangement and you want to work, then it has to be fair to all involved. In this case it is not fair that two of us stick to what we say and three of us only do what we are supposed to do part of the time. That is not a recipe for long term happiness, at least not unless you are the guys who are taking advantage of the other guys.

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2015-08-14

Making Cash from the Views

My brother wanted me to buy twitch views for his stream so he would be able to boast to his friends that he had over 5,000 views. I decided not to do it, and told him that if he wanted the views so badly, he would get the money on his on. Of course he wasn’t happy to hear this, but it had to be said. I was able to gain an idea from him asking me to pay for his views. I thought that if I could have my own views, I would be able to actually make money from them.

I set up my own stream, and bought some views for myself. My plan was to use the views that I bought to bring other people to the stream, which would give me the ability to run ads and have special subscriptions. My plan started to work, and I began running the services and ads. I started getting a payment from Twitch each month based on the money I made from ads and subscriptions. Of course Twitch got a cut of the money, but the amount I was making was still great. It was a brand new way of working from home.

My brother was a little jealous that he wasn’t able to do the same thing that I did, because I didn’t buy his views, but he eventually bought his own, and was able to start making money from streaming. It’s funny how his goals changed from gaining bragging rights to making money after he saw how much I was making. He’s using his money to pay for his college expenses and any food cravings he may get. He’s a hungry boy, so he goes through a lot of food. At least now he can order his own pizza.

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2015-08-14

Working in the Day and Studying at Night

What It’s Like To Attend Homecoming At The School That Invented The ...I am still on the wrong side of the world. If I wanted to advance in the job that required a move to the far East. It is not too bad, although I miss football and baseball and all of the great things about America. On the other hand I have gone about as far as I can expect to go with no MBA and so I have started working on one at night. I found a pretty convenient program to get a part time degree in Singapore. It is true that I am doing about sixty hours a week in my office, which is on the 12th floor of the Bank of America building on Raffle’s Place. However at the same time I am very often bored, as the job seems to have a great many lulls in it. There are a lot of times when I spend the better part of my time killing time.

Of course it never works out so that we are able to leave the office at 5 in the afternoon. You sit around most of the day and then stuff will come up before you get through the door to the elevator. It is very annoying to do virtually nothing all day long and then end up working late, but in essence that is what my job entails. I am there in case I am needed, because we do not have the sort of work that sits around until the next day in my department. It is all supposed to be done instantly and perfectly as well. At any rate I have plenty of time to work on the masters of business administration degree while I am on the clock and no one minds that in the least. I know some of the people here are doing independent contracts with all of the down time.

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2015-08-14

From a Burned Apartment to a New One

I was unfortunate enough to have an apartment fire, and althought I got out safely with most of my important belongings, the apartment burned so badly that I couldn’t live in it anymore. I moved back into my parents home for a few months while I got back on my feet, and started looking for a new place to live. In my searches, I found my way to http://www.knoxvillepointe.com and learned about the Knoxville Pointe apartments.

I needed an affordable apartment to live in, but I still wanted to have something that was a little better than a run down cheap apartment. Standard amenities, and things like a pool, fitness center, walk in closet, and garage were all things that I look for in an apartment. My previous apartment had most of these things, except for the pool. Luckily the Knoxville Pointe apartments had all of this, including the pool. I didn’t want to get ahead of myself by imagining all of the great moments that I would have swimming in the pool after a long day of work. I had to keep a clear head and think carefully about the apartment before I put any money towards it.

I did the only logical thing for anyone looking for a new apartment, which was taking a tour of it. As I took a tour of the apartment, I began to like it more and more. It was much better than my old apartment, and just one look at the pool was enough to get me into another day dream. I snapped out of it and continued my tour to see the garage, closet, and other things. I started discussing the lease and the price with the landlord, and came to an agreement that allowed me to move into the apartment. I’ve been enjoying it ever since.

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2015-08-11