HAPPY PLANET INDEX
It sounds like a Chinese restaurant – Happy Planet – but why not? Click here to see where various countries rank, how the index is calculated – and perhaps take the ‘survey’ to determine your personal score.
HOW TO MAKE A MILLION WITH A BLOG
Thanks to Jim Hickel for this comprehensive look at the blogo$phere.
TRADING VERIZON FOR COMCAST
Last September, I said I was selling the CMCSK I had in a taxable account for a small tax loss, to buy DD and GE (which have gone nowhere). Friday, I sold the CMCSK shares I had in my retirement account for a small profit and replaced them with VZ at essentially the identical price. A smart friend thinks Verizon’s $20 billion investment in fiber optic cable positions it to outperform Comcast and some of the other older cable companies.