How I Got Started Blogging
From the beginning I always had an interest in, and a passion for, technology. Going back to 1980 and the days of the Commodore VIC 20 (my first computer with 5k of RAM on board, LOL!) and programming Radio Shack TRS-80’s in middle school (love that command line), I knew this was something I wanted to do for my career. During high school I went to a local technical school to learn more programming in the classic languages of COBOL and RPG-II. After graduation I went off to college at Clarion University to get a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Applications and Information Systems. This degree had a focus on computer applications with a business foundation. This dual education in two fields of study really set the stage for how my career and my interests were developed. I went on to get an MBA from Clarion and to become licensed as a CPA for the state of Pennsylvania. I am a technology executive for a healthcare system in Western PA and a thought leader in the area of health information technology. In my free time I like to experiment with new technologies and apply my financial expertise to find new ways to create value. This new value could be in the form of saving time, saving money or creating new passive income. My time is spent at the intersection of personal technology and personal finance (TechMoney – sometimes referred to online). I have had so many friends and family members ask me about how to save money with their smartphones that I decided to start this blog so that everyone could take advantage of my strategies, tips, tricks, and insights.
I hope you find some value from my insights and share them with the people in your life.
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