Archive for September, 2012

What to Do if Your PPI Claim Is Denied

Posted by on Friday, 28 September, 2012

Having trouble getting your Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) claim accepted?  You’ve probably noticed that there’s a wealth of information on how to file a ppi claim, but little to nothing available on what to do if your claim is rejected.

Having helped several of our staff with the task, we’ve become the local defacto experts on the issue, and have some ideas that may help: Read the rest of this entry »

HGH: Hype or Hope?

Posted by on Wednesday, 26 September, 2012

If you’ve been trying to lose weight, you’ve probably tried just about everything.  Low-carb diets that were supposed to kick in a “ketosis” effect to trigger weight loss were all the rage at one time.  Then the movement of magical foods like green coffee or raspberries took over.  There’s also a huge push recently where purveyors of hormone-based products are staking their claims.   There’s a contingent of those spouting the benefits of testosterone, and another camp saying that Human Growth Hormone (HGH) is the answer.

We took some time to investigate the claims of  some of the best HGH supplements, and the general background on HGH.   Here’s what we found: Read the rest of this entry »

Trying Out Gravity Forms

Posted by on Tuesday, 25 September, 2012

Recently, we found ourselves in a situation where we needed functionality on our website that wasn’t quite there in any existing plugin, but also seemed straightforward enough that hiring a developer was probably overkill, and certainly expensive.

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Without getting into too much detail, what we needed was a way to collect information in a structured way, and then get the resulting data into a format that we could use later…and a nice-to-have was a way to collect an optional donation via Paypal at the end of the process.

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Is a Prepaid iPhone a Good Idea?

Posted by on Monday, 17 September, 2012

Up until recently, the only way to get an iPhone on a prepaid plan was to “bring your own device” and live with it being unsupported. That approach had many pitfalls, like making sure that the phone was matched to the carriers network (GSM vs CDMA), getting the iPhone unlocked, and issues with compatibility of the applications with the carriers network.

There’s now a new option, from Virgin Mobile, that makes getting a prepaid iPhone more straightforward.   There are some upfront charges to contend with, but you may be able to reduce the cost with a Virgin mobile promo code.  Here’s how it works… Read the rest of this entry »

On the Street: Why the Free Phone Program Is Worth Saving

Posted by on Wednesday, 12 September, 2012

Recently, the Federal Lifeline program that provides discounted, or sometimes, free government cell phones and service for low-income Americans, has come under fire.   With the annual cost approaching a billion dollars, it’s detractors have begun to voice their desire to have the program either substantially cut back, or eliminated altogether. Read the rest of this entry »