Hometown heroes

When we’d release a new movie, the PR dept would ask the cast for their local newspapers in order to see if anyone wanted to do a write-up for anyone on the team. This got me to thinking of my hometown and one of my local heroes, Paul Pelletier.

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Retire…how? When?

Everyone tells us we should save. Invest in your 401k. Don’t count on Social Security.

First things first.

Retirement savings is a huge important goal to have, but you also have to look at where you are currently at. Do you have a lot of debt right now? If so, how much are you paying in interest for credit cards? an 17% interest rate on a credit card versus starting to save for your retirement where you money will on average grow 8%, doesn’t make much sense. You are putting the carriage ahead of the horse. Pay down high interest debt first. Continue reading “Retire…how? When?”

Zbrush Basics

Zbrush is a wonderful program but also a little daunting with it’s UI. I’ve recorded a very short introduction to getting used to Zbrush most basic features. It’s just enough for you to move around and sculpt simple objects.