Author Archives: Josh Martell

Sum By Color in Excel 2013

To sum by color in Excel 2013 (and previous versions) you must create a VBA Module. Don’t worry, it sounds scarier than it is. Follow these steps to create a new function called SumByColor to your workbook. Press ALT+F11 to … Continue reading

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DIY: Garage Storage Part I

Our new house has a nice, attached, 2-car garage. Our 2 vehicles fit side by side with no room to spare. It feels like that’s all there’s room for in there but we also want to fit holiday storage, bicycles, … Continue reading

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Calculating Length of time in Microsoft Excel

I had a document full of employment start dates in column “A” and end dates in column “B”. Wanted column “C” to calculate length of time in the following format: “1 Year, 2 Months, 3 Days”. I didn’t find a function for … Continue reading

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Running is altering my lexicon

My freshman high school was made of a series of circles. They forced us to run around the gym circle 14 times. They said this was a mile and a half. It was miserable and usually half of it involved … Continue reading

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Frugal Fix Friday: Shattered PSP Screen

I got my PSP for free BECAUSE it looked like the one above. What happened is that it got sat on, dropped or something like that. I saved it from the trash can, spent $25 on a new screen, and … Continue reading

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Frugal Fix Friday: The Car Window

I broke my car window a couple years ago. Well, first the button to make it go up and down broke. I didn’t know that at the time. So, I brought it to my local Ford dealership and asked if … Continue reading

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Fancy Shoes: Spend More to Save Money

Buy expensive shoes. Let me clarify… spend a bit more to buy a pair of high quality shoes. When you buy for quality instead of price, you end up ahead in the long run. Buying shoes at discount stores like “payless” … Continue reading

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