Category: Pop Culture

Would you trade big brother for bigger savings?

Progressive Insurance has thrown down a new Scruples question: Would you give up privacy about your driving habits if you could earn a greater discount? With the introduction of its new driving monitor, Progressive is offering a more subtantial discount on auto insurance – advertised as “up to 30%” off premiums – for users who …

Dupree on Nailing the Interview

I don’t think I’ll be taking interview tips from Dupree…. Personnel Manager: “So, why don’t you describe yourself, Mr. Dupree.” Dupree: “I’m a people person. Very personable. I absolutely insist on enjoying life. Um, not so task-oriented. I’m not a workhorse. If you’re looking for a Clydesdale, I’m probably not your man. Like, I don’t …

Twitter: The Next Big Thing for Realtors?

My brother-in-law, our real estate agent for two purchases and one sale, is now on Twitter. I must first concede that I haven’t seen my brother-in-law in a couple of years; however, I don’t recall him being the “alpha geek” type. Capable on computers? Yes. Curious about new technologies? Yeah… I guess so, but more …