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My MBA at the University of Phoenix Online, Part 3.5: The Stadium

by Luke Landes

As you may know, I’ve been writing a series about my experiences with the University of Phoenix Online. So far, I’ve written about my decision, the admissions process and course logistics. Before continuing with the rest of the series, I wanted to mention a recent development. The University has purchased naming rights to the stadium ... Continue reading this article…

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Personal Balance Sheet, September 2006 ($59,232, +9.70%)

by Luke Landes

When my net worth increases by almost 10 percent in one month, there isn’t much I can complain about. Such a feat gets more difficult as net worth gets higher, though I have seen little evidence of this in my life yet. Continue reading for the numbers.

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Screech’s Agent Pleased With Sex Video

by Luke Landes

Remember when Dustin Diamond (Screech from Saved by the Bell) was having problems making payments on his house? He went on Howard Stern’s radio show to try to sell t-shirts to fundraise for his cause. He failed miserably with that attempt, and many say it was a scam, but it looks like he’s turning things ... Continue reading this article…

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My MBA at the University of Phoenix Online, Part 3: Course Logistics

by Luke Landes

If you’ve been following Consumerism Commentary, you may know that I recently completed my Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree at the University of Phoenix Online. I’ve been writing a series, which is basically a review of the University of Phoenix. The choice to take this nontraditional route was not a difficult decision for me ... Continue reading this article…

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My MBA at the University of Phoenix Online, Part 1: The Decision

by Luke Landes

In August, I completed my Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with the University of Phoenix Online. I’m putting together a series about the entire experience. When I started working for my current employer in 2002, I decided to take advantage of the practically free education they were offering, 90 percent reimbursement for any work-related classes ... Continue reading this article…

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FranklinCovey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

by Luke Landes

A visitor came to my organization yesterday to present a day-long seminar to about fifteen people based on the book by Steven Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. I’m not a big fan of group-think pop-philosophy self-help seminars, but there were a few things I could take away from the session. Aside from ... Continue reading this article…

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Kiplinger’s Personal Finance: Must-Read Bloggers

by Luke Landes

By David Landis October 2006 These days, anyone — and we mean anyone — can claim to be an expert. You simply launch a blog on the Internet and type away. Technorati, a blog search engine, claims to track 50 million bloggers. Blogs are journals shared with the world via the Internet. They can contain ... Continue reading this article…

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Did You Notice Today’s Date?

by Luke Landes

The blogosphere seems to be saturated with stories retelling what people were doing when they first heard (or felt) the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center five years ago, on September 11, 2001. Here’s my contribution to the meme.

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