Open Enrollment, Life Insurance and My Will

It’s time for open enrollment at Mr. G’s workplace. I spent an hour trying to figure out how much we might spend on healthcare and childcare next year so that we could contribute the appropriate amount to the Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA’s). Life insurance is a no brainer, we get the maximum for him and the maximum for me. It’s less than $10 a month and it’s not a whole lot of insurance, but it’s something. This year I noticed something different on the life insurance options. Take a look …

Digital Native

Sometimes people ask me when I learned to use computers. I sort of shrug, because I consider myself to be a digital native. In the mid 80’s my brother was doing things with computers and telephones. I didn’t quite understand at the time, and right now I still don’t quite understand the advanced networking that he does, but I am comfortable and competent in my own way.  I can’t really remember a lifetime before computers. I remember typewriters but I hardly used one after I was 10. I remember my …