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Facebook Goes Corporate: Become a Fan of Consumerism Commentary

by Luke Landes

If you’re a member of Facebook, my favorite social networking application so far, you can now become a “Fan” of Consumerism Commentary. Facebook is now allowing companies and brands to have their own pages on the system. The implementation is much better than the experience on MySpace, where non-people have profiles alongside people. Rather than ... Continue reading this article…

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Accepting Guest Posts for Thanksgiving

by Luke Landes

I’ll be traveling and “vacationing” from November 17 through November 23, and during that time, I plan to write on Consumerism Commentary as I normally do. However, I’m looking for a few guest posts, probably three at the most, to spread throughout that week. If you’re interested, contact me.

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Edit Your Comments

by Luke Landes

I’ve installed a feature on Consumerism Commentary that allows you to edit your comments for up to ten minutes after entering them. Just click in the text area after your comment is posted to edit your comments or click on your name (byline) to edit your personal information. Thanks to Get Rich Slowly and FiveCentNickel ... Continue reading this article…

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Monthly Reminder: Subscribe to Consumerism Commentary

by Luke Landes

By subscribing to our RSS feed, you’ll always be aware of new content here, whether from me or Sasha. If you use Google Reader for reading news and blogs like I do, you can easily subscribe using this special link. If you subscribe today, we’ll be closer to breaking 5,000 subscribers (as reported by FeedBurner). ... Continue reading this article…

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Where Did You Come From, Where Did You Go (October 2007)

by Luke Landes

Thanks to the following blogs or websites (not including RSS readers or search engines) who sent the most visitors to Consumerism Commentary during the month of October. # Get Rich Slowly # The Simple Dollar (in second place by *only 2 visitors*) # MoneyBlogNetwork # USA Today # FiveCentNickel # Blueprint for Financial Prosperity # ... Continue reading this article…

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Comments Problem Resolved

by Luke Landes

If you tried to place a comment on Consumerism Commentary in the last twelve hours, including on the Sumo Lounge giveaway, your comment did not go through. The problem has been fixed, so please try again.

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I Won’t Sell Email Addresses

by Luke Landes

The other day I received a note from a company that was ready to pay me some presumably somewhat hefty sum for a Consumerism Commentary e-mail list. That’s right, they wanted to buy or rent e-mail addresses of this website’s readers in addition to any demographic information I might have. Of course, I refused. (Well, ... Continue reading this article…

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Monthly Reminder: Subscribe to Consumerism Commentary

by Luke Landes

By subscribing to our RSS feed, you’ll always be aware of new content here, whether from me or Sasha. If you use Google Reader for reading news and blogs like I do, you can easily subscribe using this special link. Another option is to get the latest blog entries in your e-mail inbox. It’s all ... Continue reading this article…

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This Month in the Archives: Rich Americans, Side Business Income, New York Salaries, and More

by Luke Landes

If you’re a new reader to Consumerism Commentary, you may have missed some articles from September in prior years. Here are a few from the past. From the second half of September 2006: * FranklinCovey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People * 36 percent Say They Use a Financial Advisor * My MBA at the University ... Continue reading this article…

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Where Did You Come From, Where Did You Go (September 2007)

by Luke Landes

Thanks to the following blogs or websites (not including RSS readers or search engines) who sent the most visitors to Consumerism Commentary during the month of September. # Get Rich Slowly # The Simple Dollar # Blueprint for Financial Prosperity # MoneyBlogNetwork Home # AllFinancialMatters # FiveCentNickel # Free Money Finance # Consumerist # No ... Continue reading this article…

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Good News, Everyone!

by Luke Landes

I have migrated Consumerism Commentary to a new server. For those who are interested, I will be writing an article on the server move. Look for that on Meta Best Blog Win, a blog about blogging.

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This Month in the Archives: Robert Kiyosaki, Financial Advisors, and Overseas Surgery

by Luke Landes

If you’re a new reader to Consumerism Commentary, you may have missed some articles from September in prior years. Here are a few from the past. From the first half of September 2006: * Consumer Reports’ Unique Approach * Kiyosaki is a Liar? * Free Software to Make Your Computer Run Better, Stronger, Faster * ... Continue reading this article…

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Monthly Reminder: Susbscribe to Consumerism Commentary

by Luke Landes

By subscribing to our RSS feed, you’ll always be aware of new content here. If you use Google Reader for reading news and blogs like I do, you can easily subscribe using this special link. Another option is to get the latest blog entries in your email inbox. It’s all about convenience. The RSS feeds ... Continue reading this article…

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Where Did You Come From, Where Did You Go (August 2007)

by Luke Landes

Thanks to the following blogs or websites (not including RSS readers or search engines) who sent the most visitors to Consumerism Commentary during the month of August. # Consumerist # The Simple Dollar # Get Rich Slowly # pfblogs.org # AllFinancialMatters # Blueprint for Financial Prosperity # MoneyBlogNetwork Home # FiveCentNickel # Free Money Finance ... Continue reading this article…

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This Week in the Archives: Relationships, Mental Mistakes, and Online MBAs

by Luke Landes

New to Consumerism Commentary? If you have a Facebook profile, visit mine. If you’ve been reading for less than a year, you’ve missed several more years of writing. Here are some articles from August 23-31, 2006: * Spending Philosophies: Five Tips for a Better Relationship * Five Tips for Starting a Career or New Position ... Continue reading this article…

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New Writer at Consumerism Commentary: Sasha

by Luke Landes

Very shortly, you will begin to see some posts and articles written by a new individual at Consumerism Commentary. Please welcome Sasha to Consumerism Commentary as a regular contributor. From Sasha’s bio: I’m a young thirtysomething Masters degree holder and outdoor buff, employed within the new media industry. A frequent personal blogger in the nineties, ... Continue reading this article…

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This Week in the Archives: Cooling Your House, Fire Your Advisor, and the Golden Ratio

by Luke Landes

Here are some articles from yesteryear. If you joined Consumerism Commentary in the last year, these will be new to you. From August 1-8, 2006: * How Much Ya Bench? Compare Your Internet Speed and Price. * American Express Raising Fees and Changing Their Rewards Program * The Last 401(k) Guide You’ll Ever Need, Five ... Continue reading this article…

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Monthly Reminder: Subscribe to Consumerism Commentary

by Luke Landes

By subscribing to our RSS feed, you’ll always be aware of new content here. If you use Google Reader for reading news and blogs like I do, you can easily subscribe using this special link. Another option is to get the latest blog entries in your email inbox. It’s all about convenience. The RSS feeds ... Continue reading this article…

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Where Did You Come From, Where Did You Go

by Luke Landes

Thanks to the following blogs or websites (not including RSS readers or search engines) who sent the most visitors to Consumerism Commentary during the month of July. # Consumerist # The Simple Dollar # MoneyBlogNetwork Home # AllFinancialMatters # pfblogs.org # FiveCentNickel # Free Money Finance # Blueprint for Financial Prosperity # Get Rich Slowly ... Continue reading this article…

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This Week in the Archives: 401(k) Guide, Shea Stadium, and Overtime

by Luke Landes

Here are some articles which you wouldn’t have missed if you had subscribed to the RSS feed four years ago. From July 23-31, 2006: * Emigrant Direct’s New Website is Up * The Last 401(k) Guide You’ll Ever Need: Five Tips, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 * The Economics of Shea ... Continue reading this article…

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