How do I consolidate my student loans?

This is an unclear and scary subject for most people exiting college and being thrown into the woes of the work force. I say woes because after my first 4 months on my first job out of school I was la...

GridView does not have a default Insert Support

Here is a fun fact for you. The ASP.NET GridView control does not have default Insert Support for your objects, even if you are using the “InsertItemTemplate” tag, it doesn’t matter!...

Entity Framework: Basic CRUD Operations

I like Entity Framework (EF), I think it is a little too rigid sometimes and it would be very nice if there was a very straight forward way to get Plain Old CLR Objects (POCO) out of EF Entities. One ...

DataGridViewButtonColumn Text Won’t Show

This is a stupid Gotcha, like most Gotchas it is just irritating and something that frankly could have been designed better. The Gripe If you set the Text property of a DataGridViewButtonColumn it do...

How to Convert a Rebate Debit Card into Almost Cash

A lot of companies that offer rebates on their items will give you back your funds as a Rebate Debit Card which is incredibly inconvenient since it only has that exact amount and it is usually a pain ...

Credit Cards: How to use them Correctly

Credit Cards Growing up I remember watching people get into varying amounts of debt with credit cards. Even my parents got into some troubles with credit, but along the way they explained to me the ba...

How to use Treasury Direct

If you don’t have an account yet… I am not going to explain the registration process, that is pretty self explanatory, so if you don’t have an account yet and you are reading this &#...