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Recovering Software Engineer

I coined a new title and others have been jumping on board. I am a "Recovering Software Engineer!"

Meaning:
I coined this phrase and many have "borrowed" it. In a past life I programmed computers for a living. Now, I use those superb problem solving skills to help people with their financial puzzles...

This page is here basically to allow me to test some of my WordPress templates before I move them to our production servers.

I own many domains and have several that are up and supporting or sharing what we do for our clients.

Our brand is around iXray. With iXray we have retirement, annuities, and there is life insurance in the works.

Additionally, we have Onesta Wealth Management, Calrima and some specialty sites regarding retirement accounts - minimum required distributions and missed required minimum distributions

all about the context we live our lives from

Someone in our building

Thief in the building! At a few minutes  before 3:00 PM on Thursday, November 30, 2017 this man entered our building and even our office.  He appears to be looking for something.   What he found and took from another office in our building is a laptop computer.  See the green bag he is holding as

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Perspective on rocks

  Perspectives on life As I work with people I see perspectives others often miss.  What is a perspective?  Consider this is your view from your vantage point.  Your perspective is impacted or filtered through your life and your life events. Look at these four pictures – how would you define or describe these images?

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Factors of velocity

  ON REASONABLENESS AND TIME — FACTORS OF VELOCITY Your power is a function of velocity, that is to say, your power is a function of the rate at which you translate intention into reality. Most of us disempower ourselves by finding a way to slow, impede, or make more complex than necessary the process

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HostGator – worthless, caught on chat

Host Gator – pretty worthless for service Chat ID: 44997240 Initial Question: Shared – Tech Support – Website Issues1:22:12 PMSystem Adebayo A has joined the chat!1:22:51 PMRick Loek Hello Adebayo – I have a challenging issue I am sure you can solve quickly1:23:06 PMAdebayo A Welcome to LiveChat Rick! I’d be glad to assist you today!1:23:44 PMRick Loek Something is adding spurious

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Ruthless Compassion

In 2014 during one of our mastermind meetings I coined the phrase, “Ruthless Compassion.”  I am very committed to being compassionate.  However, being firm or ruthless can seem harsh. Therefore, Ruthless Compassion ™ was born

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Set your mind to it

I was a the 21st Century Democratic club meeting on Friday, November 13, 2015.  An amazing conversation about homelessness, the financial impact and what we can do to move about and beyond homelessness.  Jennifer Loving of Destination Home spoke.  Very engaging.  I spoke up that none of the solutions will take three years.  They can

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ADHD – my life, my power

TedxCMU – Stephen Tonti.  Hello, I’m Rick, Richard or Ricky.  I too have been known as ADHD.  ADHD – my life, my power!  This guy, Stephen Tonti, is able to articulate how wonderful life is when you have a higher ability to focus, rather hyper-focus, on many things at the same time.  However, the other

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AARP

This is the placeholder for my AARP resources. Please use and share this information with others. I realized after posting this I need to be transparent – AKA no hidden agenda.  I do not receive, nor want, any financial benefit from your checking out these links.  Even if you buy something. Password Testing How strong

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The words exist

I have said for a year now, “the words exist.”  Sounds like an incomplete thought, yes?     Please enable Javascript to watch this video

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