David F.
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Mint

Started this discussion. Last reply by David F. on Monday. 6 Replies

Does anyone use mint on this site?My main questions are what do you like and dis-like.Also can two people share or link accounts so my wife and I can use the service.ThanksContinue

How does one settle one’s mind from how life worked out vs how you thought it would go?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Kameno May 5. 37 Replies

I have hit the point in my career that I have to wait for people to retire to advance in my company.  I grew up thinking I would career climb.  However working in a wide flat org structure has…Continue

Maintaining enthusiasm for changes in how you live.

Started this discussion. Last reply by David F. Aug 28, 2015. 16 Replies

My wife and I are on a diet and activity plan.  Some of what we want to do is move toward eating Mediterranean Diet and Activity along with moving toward meatless days a few days a week.This is…Continue

What moves would you show your Teen Son for discussion after?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jon Z Jun 15, 2015. 43 Replies

I was thinking about what movies would be good to watch with my teenage son to discuss after man to man.  I have a few years yet, but still I would love to see what movies people think have lessons…Continue

 

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David F. replied to Mike Verbickas's discussion Upward Mobility
"First why did you choose Journalism?  You invested years and $60K into it.  So do it.  Start a blog and write what you geek on in Journalism.   Don’t let those skills rust man!  Step up and keep them…"
17 hours ago
David F. replied to Fabricante's discussion Tools For The Job
"Really if you want to be strong, learn statistics to the point you can teach it.  Most people have a weakness with stats and it will give you an edge.  Any particular software will be replaced but the foundations of why and how will carry…"
Tuesday
David F. replied to David F.'s discussion Mint
"I'm not sure how my system is very different from his envelope system.  I like Ramsey for a few things but I disagree on his views in investing and credit cards.  But he is a good entertainer. "
Monday
David F. replied to Pablo Rises's discussion School and Work
"Really good to read!  Thank you for the update!"
Monday
David F. replied to Chu Kim's discussion How to Become Godlike
"Missing: A clear definition of the word "godlike".  Take "Influence a number of people" for example.  How many?  In what way?  Using what method?   A clear reason for the drive for when you are not…"
Monday
Pablo Rises replied to David F.'s discussion Mint
"You could also try a different system by Dave Ramsey. It's called EveryDollar. I haven't used it, but I hear its pretty good. Ramsey likes to use the envelope system in his counseling, maybe everydollar is set up like that."
May 22
David F. replied to David F.'s discussion Mint
"My wife and I looked at it.  We decided against it on a few points. One HUGE security concern on allowing access.  Really huge. Two it will not work for how we manage money.  It sums all the cash into one account or two checking and…"
May 12
Pablo Rises replied to David F.'s discussion Mint
"Hey David, I use Mint regularly to keep track of my budget and debts. I like that it puts together all of my accounts and makes it easy for me to see how much money I spend. I'm trying to figure out if Mint can send alerts to your phone via…"
May 11
David F. replied to Braeden P.D.'s discussion Interested in Engineering-Any Knowledgeable Guys?
"Thank you!.   I'm not sure fail is the right word in all situations.  Some are damn good at engineering and don't really want to deal with management.  "
May 9
David F. replied to Braeden P.D.'s discussion Interested in Engineering-Any Knowledgeable Guys?
"Most disciplines move from grunt work, to design / lead work, to team leader work, to management as you progress.  At first you need to be broken in.  Yes you know a hell of lot of book learning, but you don't know how it is done…"
May 6
Alex Kameno replied to David F.'s discussion How does one settle one’s mind from how life worked out vs how you thought it would go?
"Be compassionate bro - life is not easy - I wish I can give further advice to the brotha but having a kid is on a different level - I is going through the same stuff - minus the kid - plus job is in limbo - wifey is doing weird shit - like today my…"
May 5
David F. replied to Fabricante's discussion Going For a Systems Engineering Masters
"Start reading up on cyber security.  That is going to be a key part of what you will be facing. Also realize that previous systems where not designed with any real security in them and added after the fact."
May 5
Native Son replied to David F.'s discussion How does one settle one’s mind from how life worked out vs how you thought it would go?
"Stop fussing and count your blessings.  You have a lot of them. Employment with a good work/life balance, excellent pension plan, a wife who's supportive, and a child in elementary school.  Your home location vis a vis work isn't…"
May 5
Alex Kameno replied to David F.'s discussion How does one settle one’s mind from how life worked out vs how you thought it would go?
"You got a lot on your plate bud. Have u tried smoking medical mary j? It will bring you right back in the present and then you can make proper decisions."
May 5
David F. replied to David F.'s discussion How does one settle one’s mind from how life worked out vs how you thought it would go?
"Thanks great points.  I should have said the reason I know my son has a 60% shot at learning disabilities is because I have them, Dyslexia and ADD.  So we are looking for them but also trying not to jump to the idea that he does have it.…"
May 3
Mongoose replied to David F.'s discussion How does one settle one’s mind from how life worked out vs how you thought it would go?
"Oh, incidentally, all humans have what I call "Situational Disability." For instance, for most humans, when the power goes out at night, they are visually disabled if they have no candles or light sources. On the other hand, naked mole…"
May 3

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At 11:56am on February 26, 2014, Bob Giraldi said…

Thank you as well for your kind words.

At 9:06pm on December 19, 2013, Herb Munson said…

Better late than never! lol Welcome to The Great Debate.

At 9:31am on May 27, 2011, Steve M said…

David, I noticed that you didn't put your name on the members map, I was just looking to find out how close you were to the tornado that ripped through TUSCALOOSA, Alabama. Did you suffer any from that tornado?

Then I realized I went right by your fair city when I was escaping Hurricane Katrina. I was going to friends in Tupelo.  At the time I was living in Pass Christian.

At 7:39pm on January 8, 2010, Michael J. Austin said…
Hello and welcome to the site !!!!
At 1:24pm on January 8, 2010, Brett McKay said…
Welcome to the Community, David! Glad to see you already starting discussions.
At 11:42am on January 8, 2010, Herb Munson said…
Hi there David. Welcome to AoM. Also, thought I'd give you a friendly invite to check out my new group The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you aboard.
 
 
 

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