Money in Motion – October 29, 2011

Business incubators are a great environment to generate positive growth for start-up companies and cut overhead costs for mid-stage start-ups. Here is an interesting video article on a new incubator in DC at R Street NW run by Carter Ferrington. Related posts: Blow the Leaves Away This Fall

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What is Bakelite? October 23, 2011

Bakelite is a lightweight plastic, and invented in the 1900s. Its use in jewelry became very popular in the 1930s around the time of the Depression, when the financial position of many Americans meant that women were looking for accessories that they could buy cheaply to dress up their outfits. Bakelite jewelry fit the bill […]

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Estate Sales – A Crash Course for Newbies October 21, 2011

Four Sales was mentioned in this nice article from From an article by Catrin Morris on September 14, 2010. Estate sales have always intimidated me. I assumed they were the exclusive domain of antique dealers and collectors—a world of prohibitively pricey Spode china and gilt framed artwork. So last weekend I decided to educate […]

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Strange Estate Sale Finds October 21, 2011

Estate sales and auctioneers find strange and odd items all the time. I thought it might be interesting to track some of those odd items as they come up. These “strange items” come in all forms – jewelry, artwork, antique tools, collectibles, and more. Just the other day we found a World War II communications […]

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