Monthly Archives: August 2006

I did it… back in the rat race

Well it’s official, I accepted a job today.  Well it’s not really a job, its an independent contractor position, so I’m not really an employee.  I have to invoice the company and according to their documents their pay schedule is … Continue reading

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Update on my Blackjack & Bonus whoring

It took almost two weeks, but I got my money from my online casino account to my Neteller account to my bank account in 12 days. My final cashout was $1,049. I had put in $327 so my profit at … Continue reading

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Landlord insurance and your credit part 2

I posted part_1 a few weeks ago. It took a backseat for a moment while I was in Chicago, but today I finally sat down and gave Allstate a call. Allstate also uses the same credit rating scoring system that … Continue reading

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Holy Taxes Batman!

Today I received my first tax bill for Condo #1. If you guys remember, Condo #1 was a new construction condo that I bought in 2003 for around $212k. The condo was completed in 2005 and in Illinois taxes are … Continue reading

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Get your own blog!

It’s ironic how the blogspot link says, “get your own blog” because I’ve been thinking of getting my own domain name for my blog. Not that I think that I’m going to make alot of money with it or increase … Continue reading

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Salt Lake City update

I talked to my realtor in Salt Lake City a few days ago. I’ve been hearing that the market there is real hot. I asked him to run some comps to give me an idea of the value of my … Continue reading

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Day 7, going downhill

Casino 5 did not turn out very well. I’m on a 2 casino losing streak. I started the day down $30 and got myself back to plus $150, but at the $4800 hand mark (which was the exact amount I … Continue reading

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